Jim Hightower

04/30/2016 - 7:00am

    Wow, $5 billion.

    That’s the stunning amount Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay to settle federal criminal charges over its shameful financial scams, which helped wreck America’s economy in 2008. That’s a lot of gold, even for Goldman.

12/12/2015 - 4:00pm

    Disgraced coal baron Don Blankenship didn’t get what he deserves in his recent federal trial. But he richly deserves what he got.

    “Guilty,” declared all 12 West Virginia jurors, who...

12/04/2015 - 7:00pm

    Ask anyone who’s lived through California’s drought: Water scarcity is getting scary. And banning long showers isn’t even a drop in the bucket when it comes to finding a solution.

    The biggest water sponge by far is food production, yet agri-...

11/22/2015 - 6:00am

    Imagine if retailers held a nationwide super-spectacular sales day — and no one came.

    I don’t mean customers. Picture sales staff, cashiers, and even managers not showing up to open the doors for...

11/13/2015 - 5:45pm

    Don Blankenship had it all.

    The West Virginia coal baron had personal wealth, absolute control over his workers, and unmatched political power that extended through every branch of state government —...

11/05/2015 - 1:45pm

    If you’re a presidential aspirant and you have to tell people you’re a person of integrity, chances are you’re not.

    Those odds get worse if you have to hire someone else to attest to your...

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