An exciting democracy movement arises in Chicago

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 3/27/15 Bookmark and Share

Chicago! City of broad shoulders. Plutocratic hog butcher. Tool maker for progressive change. Stacker of the wheat of grassroots power, wheat separated from the chaff of corporate politicians. Stormy, husky, brawling. Planning, building, breaking, rebuilding.... [read more]


Why are we taxpayers subsidizing corporate crime?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 3/26/15 Bookmark and Share

"Do the crime, do the time," goes the old saying. Unless of course, the criminals are corporate executives. In those cases, the culprits are practically always given a "Get out of jail free" card.

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The KBParty of plutocratic rule

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/25/15 Bookmark and Share

Shouldn't America have at least one major party that isn't beholden to the corporate elite?

Well look here – just such a party has popped up, raring to roar into... [read more]


The secret coalition pushing the secretive TPP scam

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/24/15 Bookmark and Share

Alright boys and girls, gather 'round me, and I'll tell you the story of the "Investor State Dispute Resolution" clause. Wait children… where're you going? Don't run away. Don't cry!

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Obama resorts to government by sucker punch

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 3/23/15 Bookmark and Share

Ed, please call home! Edward Snowden, that is: Come quickly, your country needs you.

Once again, the American people are being victimized by a hush-hush blanket of official secrecy. This... [read more]


Little Caesars' bacon bomb

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 3/20/15 Bookmark and Share

Let me say one word to you: Bacon.

Not only is it delicious, it's practically irresistible – I even know vegans who sneak bites of it. And these days, it's hard... [read more]