You, too, can be part of Scott Walker's inner circle

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/4/15

If you think that none of today's presidential candidates care about people like you, check out Republican Scott Walker.

The Wisconsin governor not only cares, he wants to sit down with... [read more]

Doug Hughes: Protecting democracy from plutocrats

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/3/15

The price of liberty is said to be eternal vigilance. But just being watchful rarely does anything to stop the theft of our rights. Instead, the real price of liberty is open defiance – the... [read more]

Banksters: A story of crime and punishment

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/2/15

Big story from that razzle-dazzle place called "El Casino Grande" – otherwise known as Wall Street.

Four massive financial conglomerates –JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Barclays, and the Royal Bank of Scotland – have... [read more]

Far from "liberalizing" global policies, TPP is corporatizing them

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/1/15

Words can be discombobulating when people twist them to fit concepts that are the exact opposite of what the word actually means.

Consider the current debate in Washington over the Trans-Pacific... [read more]

2016 presidential candidates address inequality (sort of)

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/28/15

At last, America's political leaders indicate that they now feel the pain of the poor and of the millions of working families slipping out of the middle class.

Congress had... [read more]