The millionaires' Congress vs. the people

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 1/20/14

The rich truly are different from you and me – they tend to become congress critters.

You don't find many plumbers, mine workers, dirt farmers, Walmart associates, beauty parlor operators,... [read more]

Luxury buyers lead the way to economic recovery

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 1/17/14

Who says the economy is down and that consumers aren't willing to spend, spend, spend in order to stimulate new economic growth?

The problem with gloomy economists and skittish policymakers... [read more]

The highly-educated working poor: Adjunct professors

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 1/16/14

There's a growing army of the working poor in our USofA, and big contingents of it are now on the march. They're strategizing, organizing, and mobilizing against the immoral economics of inequality being hung around... [read more]

A new player for Ohio State University football games

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 1/15/14

In the ever-escalating competition to be the Number One bigtime college football program in the nation, Ohio State University bulked up last fall with a monster recruit named Maxx.

Actually, it's... [read more]

What if antibiotics no longer work?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 1/14/14

Can antibiotic medicines, long hailed as miracle drugs, be too much of a good thing? Yes.

Two factors are at work here. First, bacteria (one of the earliest forms of... [read more]