Get the Lowdown on the new Hightower Radio schedule

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 4/4/16 Bookmark and Share

Today, please allow me to have a personal moment with you regular listeners to my Hightower Radio commentaries.

For nearly 25 years now, I've proudly been "radioactive"! I don't mean contaminated... [read more]


Parsing the PR lies of Goldman Sachs

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/5/16 Bookmark and Share

CorporateSpeak is an inane language that conveys seriousness without any sincerity.

Consider this example from Goldman Sachs: "We are pleased to put these legacy matters behind us. Since the financial crisis,... [read more]


Guess who is the biggest player in offshore bank scams?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/3/16 Bookmark and Share

The "Panama Papers" reveal a global web of the superrich hiding their wealth and nefarious deals in shell corporations set up by Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm.

Interestingly, though,... [read more]


Why Bernie will, should, and must stay in the race

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/28/16 Bookmark and Share

Surprisingly, this week's prize for Stupidest Political Comment in the presidential race doesn't go to Donnie Trump or Ted Cruz.

Rather, that honor goes to the clueless cognoscenti of conventional political wisdom. They've made... [read more]


Who says crime doesn't pay?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 4/26/16 Bookmark and Share

Wow, $5 billion! That's the stunning amount that Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay to settle federal criminal charges over its shameful financial scams that helped wreck America's economy in 2008. That's a lot of gold, even for Goldman.

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Guess where the King of Coal is headed?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/21/16 Bookmark and Share

So long, Don, it's been God-awful to know you.

Don Blankenship, who was the King of King Coal, is headed toward a place he never imagined he'd end up: Federal... [read more]