Jeb launches "Pickett's Charge" campaign

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/22/15

A funny thing happened to Jeb Bush on his way to the White House.

He was rolling assuredly toward his coronation as the GOP presidential nominee, campaigning "joyfully" (as he has... [read more]

The legalized immorality of Big Pharma

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/19/15

Al Capone, the infamous mob boss and bootlegger in Chicagoland during the 1920s, always maintained that he was just a businessman, saying the only difference between him and others was that the law criminalized his... [read more]

Debt buyers bury hard-hit consumers in lies

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/18/15

Whenever a corporation issues a statement declaring that it is committed to "treating consumers fairly and with respect," chances are it's not.

After all, if the outfit was actually doing it,... [read more]

Peeking behind Walmart's promise to invest in American jobs

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/17/15

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]

Corporate-media symbiosis

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/16/15

One reason corporations get away with running roughshod over us is that America's mass market media has been thoroughly corporatized – both in structure and mindset. So our daily news feed is largely a regurgitation... [read more]