Moral Monday on the move

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/2/14

Rosa Parks became a powerful symbol of courage and defiance in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s by simply refusing to give up her seat to a white man and move to the back... [read more]

Samsung apologizes. Only, not really

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/30/14

Sometimes, corporate chieftains actually step forward to apologize for the abuse they inflict on workers, consumers, communities, and the environment.

Okay, the word "sometimes" makes such apologies seem more common... [read more]

Bernanke's cut of bankers bailout loot

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/29/14

Perhaps you've been wondering: How's Ben doing?

Extremely well – thank you, now that he has stepped down as head of the Fed. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Benanke presided over most of the 2008 financial... [read more]

Corporations shift their tax burdens to you

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 5/28/14

Did you scramble to get your taxes done this year, dashing to the mailbox at the last minute? Yeah, me too.

I really didn't mind paying what I owe – but... [read more]

Wall Street rewards Ben and Tim for stiffing you

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/27/14

Not only has the Wall Street bailout restored the banksters who wrecked our economy to full prosperity, it's also paying off very handsomely for the bank overseers who orchestrated the bailout.

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