Hotel giants trying to peddle plastic "authenticity"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 8/21/15

As everyone who travels a lot soon learns, when you stay in the hotels of the big chains, it's easy to forget where you are, since they're all alike, offering all the charm of Noplace,... [read more]

ISDS: A corporate cluster bomb to obliterate our people's sovereignty

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 8/20/15

The Powers That Be are very unhappy with you and me. They're also unhappy with senators like Elizabeth Warren, activist groups like Public Citizen, unions like the Communications Workers, and… well, with the majority of... [read more]

Peeking behind Walmart's promise to invest in American jobs

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 8/19/15

Great news: Walmart is investing in American jobs!

It says so right here in a colorful, full-page ad showing a very happy Walmart worker displaying more than a dozen brand-name products... [read more]

Doug Hughes: Protecting Democracy from Plutocrats

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 8/18/15

The price of liberty is said to be eternal vigilance. But just being watchful rarely does anything to stop the theft of our rights. Instead, the real price of liberty is open defiance – the... [read more]

You, too, can be part of Scott Walker's inner circle

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 8/17/15

If you think that none of today's presidential candidates care about people like you, check out Republican Scott Walker.

The Wisconsin governor not only cares, he wants to sit down with... [read more]