In death Margaret Mary Vojtko reaches out to the Pope

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/26/14

If one obscure college professor dies, does it make any difference?

If you're Margaret Mary Vojtko, yes. In life, she was just another adjunct teacher at Duquesne University being grossly underpaid... [read more]

Sniffing the ethical rot in Wall Street's culture

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/25/14

Let's review the rap sheet of Wall Street banks: Defrauding investors, cheating homeowners, money laundering, rigging markets, tax evasion, credit card ripoffs… and so sickeningly-much more.

At last, though, some of... [read more]

The symbolism of one adjunct professor's death

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 3/24/14

Margaret Mary Vojtko's died last summer at age 83 – and her death has turned her name into an emotional rallying cry for adjunct college teachers who're seeking justice from their schools.

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A new player for Ohio State University football games

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 3/21/14

In the ever-escalating competition to be the Number One bigtime college football program in the nation, Ohio State University bulked up last fall with a monster recruit named Maxx.

Actually, it's... [read more]

Millionaire lawmakers can rise above their financial handicap

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 3/20/14

Mark Twain spoke for me when he said: "I'm opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position."

One danger that such wealth brings is that... [read more]