Proud "Partners" corporatize our parks

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/8/15 Bookmark and Share

While we Americans celebrate the 100th anniversary of our National Park Service, America's so-called "leaders" are aggressively commercializing our parks, converting these jewels of the common good into just another corporate cash cow.

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Moneyed elites get richer the old-fashioned way: Stealing

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 10/7/15 Bookmark and Share

Get ready to swallow your "Statistic of the Day!"

But first, to help you absorb the big one, here's a preliminary statistic for you: 158,000. That's the number of kindergarten teachers... [read more]

A boy's invention exposes Islamophobes

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 10/6/15 Bookmark and Share

Good grief. Just when you think that self-delusional, right-wing extremists can't get any more delusional – they're now going after Ahmed Mohamed.

He's the 14-year-old, all American boy from Irving, Texas,... [read more]

Who will oversee Volkswagen's overseers?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 10/5/15 Bookmark and Share

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, here's one worth a thousand times that.

It's a shot of three Volkswagen board members, gathered for a press conference to announce the resignation... [read more]

Grassroots Democracy-Building in Iowa

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/2/15 Bookmark and Share

Democracy is never given to us, but has to be won through constant struggle against elites who keep scheming to siphon ever-more of society's money and power from the many into their own hands. A... [read more]

Why you should know who Carly Fiorina really is

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 10/1/15 Bookmark and Share

In 1992, Ross Perot chose a complete unknown to he his presidential running mate. In his first debate, the VP candidate began by asking a question: "Who am I? Why am I here?"

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