Peeking behind Walmart's promise to invest in American jobs

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 8/19/15

Great news: Walmart is investing in American jobs!

It says so right here in a colorful, full-page ad showing a very happy Walmart worker displaying more than a dozen brand-name products... [read more]

Doug Hughes: Protecting Democracy from Plutocrats

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 8/18/15

The price of liberty is said to be eternal vigilance. But just being watchful rarely does anything to stop the theft of our rights. Instead, the real price of liberty is open defiance – the... [read more]

You, too, can be part of Scott Walker's inner circle

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 8/17/15

If you think that none of today's presidential candidates care about people like you, check out Republican Scott Walker.

The Wisconsin governor not only cares, he wants to sit down with... [read more]

Phil Gramm campaigns against bigotry and exploitation of workers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 8/14/15

Phil Gramm, the former right-wing senator from Texas, has surprised me.

I had assumed he had zero charitable instincts, for he... [read more]

Big political donors buying elections... and public policies

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 8/13/15

Who does David Keating think he's fooling?

He heads an obscure, corporate-funded group pushing to wipe out the few remaining limits on the special... [read more]