Debt buyers bury hard-hit consumers in lies

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/18/15 Bookmark and Share

Whenever a corporation issues a statement declaring that it is committed to "treating consumers fairly and with respect," chances are it's not.

After all, if the outfit was actually doing it,... [read more]


Peeking behind Walmart's promise to invest in American jobs

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/17/15 Bookmark and Share

Great news: Walmart is investing in American jobs!

It says so right here in a colorful, full-page ad showing a very happy Walmart worker displaying more than a dozen brand-name products... [read more]


Corporate-media symbiosis

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/16/15 Bookmark and Share

One reason corporations get away with running roughshod over us is that America's mass market media has been thoroughly corporatized – both in structure and mindset. So our daily news feed is largely a regurgitation... [read more]


Stop Postal executives from destroying our Postal Service

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

When a big-name retailer finds its sales in a slow downward spiral, the geniuses in the executive suite often try to keep their profits up by cheapening their product and delivering less to customers.

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Why not televise the widening wealth gap?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/12/15 Bookmark and Share

The debilitating spread of inequality between the superrich 1-percenters and America's downwardly mobile majority is of huge economic, political, and cultural significance to our country. So why is it largely ignored by the television media?... [read more]


The real scandal in Denny Hastert's life

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/11/15 Bookmark and Share

Washington's gossip mill is spinning furiously over the recent revelations about Dennis Hastert's long hidden sexual molestation scandal. But what about the filthy, backroom affair he's been openly conducting with corporate lobbyists for nearly two... [read more]