Democrats, too, are dancing to the rich man's tune

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 4/7/15

It's futile to hope that the GOP's gaggle of corporate-hugging, right-wing presidential candidates will seriously address the issue of rising inequality in our land – but where are the Democrats?

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2016 presidential candidates address inequality (sort of)

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 4/6/15

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]

Meet a genuine philanthropist

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 4/3/15

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]

Imagine him being president

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/2/15

Ted’s recent announcement of his presidential candidacy was a real Cruz-a-palooza! It was part Ronald Reagan, part Elmer Gantry, part John Lennon, and part Jerry Falwell – yet it was totally Ted Cruz – full... [read more]

Turning human misery into corporate profits

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 4/1/15

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]