How to lift up America's middle class

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 8/27/15

Some days, I get a bad case of "trichotillomania" – an irresistible compulsion to tear out ny hair.

My latest outbreak was triggered by a New York Times opinion piece by... [read more]

How pathetic are John Boehner and his GOP House majority

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 8/26/15

In advice to baseball rookies, Hall of Fame star Ted Williams said: "If you don't think too good, don't think too much."

This should be taken to heart by bush-league... [read more]

CEOs call for wage increases for workers! What's the catch?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 8/25/15

Peter Georgescu has a message he wants America's corporate and political elites to hear: "I'm scared," he said in a recent New York Times" op-ed.

He adds that Paul Tudor Jones... [read more]

Government of, by, and for Big Money

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 8/24/15

Your standard governor, congress critter, and other elected officials routinely insist that they represent "The People." But when it Comes to making public policy, do they actually represent you… or Mr. Money, who writes big... [read more]

Hotel giants trying to peddle plastic "authenticity"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 8/21/15

As everyone who travels a lot soon learns, when you stay in the hotels of the big chains, it's easy to forget where you are, since they're all alike, offering all the charm of Noplace,... [read more]