Caterpillar crawls into offshore tax haven to hide profits

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/6/14

The dictionary defines a caterpillar as a "wormlike larva" and a "crawler." Also, that "pillar" part of the word is derived from a French verb that means to "pillage, abuse, mistreat."

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Fast food chains stealing from low-wage workers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/5/14

No matter how small the haul is, a thief is a thief, right? If a poverty-wage fast-food worker sneaks out a couple of burgers to take home to the kids, the bosses yell: "Thief!"

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Being a bankster means never saying, "I'm sorry"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/4/14

The funny thing about Wall Street banksters is that they make a killing by defrauding millions of homeowners, customers, investors, and taxpayers – then, when caught, they wonder why we don't love them.

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Let's Re-fund America

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/3/14

As we know, the barons of Wall Street have not hesitated to raid our public treasury and haul off trillions of dollars worth of government bailouts and special tax breaks to subsidize their "free market"... [read more]

Moral Monday on the move

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/2/14

Rosa Parks became a powerful symbol of courage and defiance in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s by simply refusing to give up her seat to a white man and move to the back... [read more]