Transforming humans into billboards

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 3/18/16

Billboards must to be living creatures, for they appear to propagate, spreading everywhere, growing to enormous size, shouting corporate messages at us – and even watching and tracking us with their digital eyes.

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What do chickens and our constitutional rights have in common?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 3/17/16

Imagine the outcry by tea party Republicans if state legislators were passing laws banning the use of video cameras in banks to capture images of robbers.

Yet, those very same tea... [read more]

Who is behind Obama's push for TPP?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/16/16

A recent article about Barack Obama's Trans-Pacific Partnership opened with this sunny headline: "Trade Pact Would Lift US Incomes, Study Says."

But wait, a study by whom? It comes from the... [read more]

The small idea of a tall wall

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/15/16

Billions of our tax dollars have already been wasted on the fantasy that America can wall itself off from the people of Mexico and Central America. It's a fool's errand, but the fools of the... [read more]

Bernie battles Clinton… and the corporate media

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 3/14/16

A political contagion is sweeping across our land, spread by America's corporate media outlets.

Its name is "media bias," and it's slapping Bernie Sanders wherever he goes. At first, the media... [read more]