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]

Stop Postal executives from destroying our Postal Service

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

When a big-name retailer finds its sales in a slow downward spiral, the geniuses in the executive suite often try to keep their profits up by cheapening their product and delivering less to customers.

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Why not televise the widening wealth gap?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/12/15

The debilitating spread of inequality between the superrich 1-percenters and America's downwardly mobile majority is of huge economic, political, and cultural significance to our country. So why is it largely ignored by the television media?... [read more]

The real scandal in Denny Hastert's life

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/11/15

Washington's gossip mill is spinning furiously over the recent revelations about Dennis Hastert's long hidden sexual molestation scandal. But what about the filthy, backroom affair he's been openly conducting with corporate lobbyists for nearly two... [read more]

Hello Congress: Meet your poverty-wage food servers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/10/15

Back in 2008, Democratic Sen. Diane Feinstein declared: "There are parts of government that can be run like a business and should be run like a business."

Thus, the chairwoman of... [read more]