How right-wing extremists forced a 14-year-old American boy into exile

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 11/3/15

Score one for our country's pack of foam-at-the-mouth, mad dog, right-wing extremists.

For weeks, a crazed pack of these howlers has been stalking, snarling, and snapping at a 14-year-old Texas... [read more]

What's the price on Jeb Bush's "integrity"?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 11/2/15

If you're a presidential aspirant and you have to tell people you are a person of integrity – chances are you're not.

Those odds get worse if you have to hire... [read more]

Coca-Cola to obese people: Hey, exercise more!

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/30/15

Good news about obesity: A new scientific organization is coming to grips with this bulging national problem.

Called the Global Energy Balance Network, it comes at obesity from a unique... [read more]

2016 presidential candidates address inequality (sort of)

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/29/15

At last, America's political leaders indicate that they now feel the pain of the poor and of the millions of working families slipping out of the middle class.

Congress had... [read more]

Can craft beer drinkers defeat the beer monopolists?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/28/15

Everybody in BeerWorld, listen up: This Bud's for you!

Or so we're told by the excitable executives of Anheuser-Busch InBev. It's the conglomerate maker of Budweiser and dozens of other brands,... [read more]