Corporate crime supported by a whirligig of legal favoritism

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 2/25/15

This is odd: America's laws to deter corporate crime actually force victims to help subsidize the criminals.

Follow the bouncing ball here: First, a court orders a corporation to pay... [read more]

The House of health-care nincompoops

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 2/24/15

The GOP led House of Representatives has proudly achieved a historic legislative record.

A record in futility, that is. Also in absurdiosity. In February, for the 56th time, they focused... [read more]

Turning human misery into corporate profits

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 2/23/15

Good news, people: The "boom" is back! Good times are here again, thanks to an economic boom generated by (of all things) bad times.

Tens of millions of Americans have been... [read more]

Meet a genuine philanthropist

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 2/20/15

When you get fed up with all the greed and narcissism that seems to rule our country, a good way to restore your faith in humankind is to reflect on the generosity of Ron Read... [read more]

Reclaim Chicago challenges "Mayor 1-Percent"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 2/19/15

The people of Chicago are presently grappling with a big question that nearly every urban place faces: Can anyone really govern such a sprawling, brawling city?

Reclaim Chicago – an... [read more]