Avoid Amazon's "Cyber Monday," and buy local

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 11/30/15

It's "Cyber Monday" – get out there and buy stuff!

But you don't actually have to go anywhere, for this gimmicky shop-shop-shop day lures us to consume without leaving home, or... [read more]

America's good food movement

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 11/27/15

What better day than Thanksgiving to celebrate our country’s food rebels!
I’m talking about the growing movement of small farmers, food artisans, local retailers, co-ops, community organizers, restaurateurs, environmentalists, consumers, and others – perhaps including... [read more]

Where did Thanksgiving come from?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 11/26/15

Thanksgiving – let’s eat! America's most food-focused holiday traces its roots back to the abundant feast that Pilgrims and Indians enjoyed together in the fall of 1621.

Only half of... [read more]

Watering America’s food factories

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 11/25/15

Water scarcity is getting scary, and banning long showers is not even a drop in the solution bucket.

The biggest water sponge by far is food production, and agri-giants continue... [read more]

How desperate is Obama to pass his TPP scam?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 11/24/15

Whenever a President gets a bipartisan cluster of political establishmentarians to stand with him at a press conference in a show of force behind a particular piece of legislation – be wary. And if the... [read more]