America's good food movement

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 11/27/15 Bookmark and Share

What better day than Thanksgiving to celebrate our country’s food rebels!
I’m talking about the growing movement of small farmers, food artisans, local retailers, co-ops, community organizers, restaurateurs, environmentalists, consumers, and others – perhaps including... [read more]

Where did Thanksgiving come from?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 11/26/15 Bookmark and Share

Thanksgiving – let’s eat! America's most food-focused holiday traces its roots back to the abundant feast that Pilgrims and Indians enjoyed together in the fall of 1621.

Only half of... [read more]

Watering America’s food factories

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 11/25/15 Bookmark and Share

Water scarcity is getting scary, and banning long showers is not even a drop in the solution bucket.

The biggest water sponge by far is food production, and agri-giants continue... [read more]

How desperate is Obama to pass his TPP scam?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 11/24/15 Bookmark and Share

Whenever a President gets a bipartisan cluster of political establishmentarians to stand with him at a press conference in a show of force behind a particular piece of legislation – be wary. And if the... [read more]

What honeybees, humans, and art have in common

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 11/23/15 Bookmark and Share

Question of the day: How many honeybees are in a bee hive? Answer: 50,000 – but who's counting?

Matt Willey, for one. A highly-regarded mural artist, he's been commissioned during the... [read more]

Black Friday is spoiling Thanksgiving

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 11/20/15 Bookmark and Share

Here comes Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas! It's a month-long season of friends, family, and spiritual reflection.

Good lord, shout the corporate bosses, are you nuts? Do you think America is some... [read more]