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]

Message to TPP elites: Secret government is Un-American

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 4/20/15

So, someone hands you a beer, but instead of it being a recognizable brand, it's in a totally blacked-out can with nothing but the letters "TPP" printed on it.

"You're really... [read more]

The secret corporate congress inside the US Congress

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 4/17/15

My dictionary defines a "staff" as a walking stick, used either for balance – or as a weapon.

So how are today's congressional staffs used? At one time, they were behind-the-scenes... [read more]

Corporate weasels trying to escape paying for workers injuries

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/16/15

When you come across a corporate lobbying group claiming to be pushing "Responsible Alternatives to Such-and-Such," you can rightly assume that it's really pushing something totally irresponsible, as well as malicious, self-serving, and even disgusting.

... [read more]

The fountain-pen economy

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

Even the word "greed" is not negative enough to characterize the all-out assault on workers by today's corporate elite.

From offshoring jobs to busting unions, from slashing wages to looting pensions,... [read more]