Time for a trust-busting beer bust

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/17/14

Okay, that's it – no more Mr. Nice Guy from me. The avarice of corporate power has now turned personal.

It's about beer, the nourishing nectar of a civilized society.... [read more]

Buy local beer, books… and why not seafood?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/16/14

In case you don't have enough to worry about, consider "early mortality syndrome."

Sounds gruesomely lethal, doesn't it? Luckily, this is not a human disease, nor has it struck America –... [read more]

Wall Street speculators are walling off young farmers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/15/14

Gabillionaires who invest in hedge funds generally have the ethical and aesthetic sensibilities of dirt clods. As far as they care, fund managers can put their money into skunk pelt futures – as long as... [read more]

Diverting shareholder funds into "dark money" politics

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 10/14/14

If corporations are people, as the Supreme Court pretends, they certainly are loudmouths, constantly telling us how great they are and broadcasting their brand names everywhere.

Amazingly, though, these corporate creatures... [read more]

Walmart scheme steals from taxpayer and its own workers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 10/13/14

Gosh, time flies when it's pushed along by a jetstream of greed.

It seems like only yesterday that Walmart executives announced with self-congratulatory fanfare that the super-rich retailing colossus was... [read more]