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

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 4/27/15

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]

"Dr. Evil" turns out to be "Dr. Silly"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 4/24/15

Imagine a political campaign against environmentalists that's so negative, so ridiculously slanted and downright dirty, that it actually repulsed executives of some of America's biggest fracking corporations.

Wow – it's got... [read more]

Hotel giants trying to peddle plastic "authenticity"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/23/15

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]

Debt buyers bury hard-hit consumers in lies

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 4/22/15

Whenever a corporation issues a statement declaring that it is committed to "treating consumers fairly and with respect," chances are it's not.

After all, if the outfit was actually doing it,... [read more]

Exposing the corporate funders of "Dr. Evil's" attack ads

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 4/21/15

A longtime Washington PR flack for tobacco giants, labor exploiters, frackers, and other corporate profiteers celebrates himself "Dr. Evil" – the scourge of all progressive groups!

But Rick Berman is not... [read more]