Jim Hightower

03/26/2015 - 8:12pm

    Near my home in Austin, Texas, there’s an old refurbished motel with a keep-it-real attitude that’s expressed right on its iconic marquee: “No additives, No preservatives, Corporate-free since 1938.”

    More and more...

11/13/2014 - 3:53pm

    I have breaking news from the frontlines of the war.

    No, not the new war in Iraq. That really is Iraq War III for us — our nation’s third trip there in just 25 years. Maybe the third...

11/06/2014 - 5:44pm

    The University of North Texas, best known for its top-notch jazz program and sometimes for its “Mean Green” football team, might soon become known as Frack U.

    UNT (where I went to...

10/30/2014 - 1:55pm

    Gosh, time flies when it’s pushed along by a jet stream of greed.

    It seems like only yesterday that Wal-Mart announced, with much self-congratulatory fanfare, that the super-rich retailing...

10/23/2014 - 2:27pm

    OK, that’s it. No more Mr. Nice Guy. The avarice of corporate power is getting personal.

    I’m talking about beer, the nourishing nectar of a civilized society. Since my teen years, I...

10/16/2014 - 1:30pm

    As an old popular song asks: What do you get if you “work your fingers right down to the bone?” Boney fingers.

    As housekeepers in the sprawling Marriott hotel chains know, that’...

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