Mighty Monsanto meets its match in musician

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

The Canadian rocker and master story teller, Neil Young, says: "Music is a universal language." Yes, and when created by a people's champion like him, music can bring down the high and mighty – just... [read more]

Guess who's pushing for prison reform?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 11/5/15 Bookmark and Share

"Too many people are behind bars that don't belong there," declared a group demanding major reforms to America's throw-'em-all-in-jail, mass imprisonment policies.

For nearly 50 years, politicians and prosecutors have pushed... [read more]

In a "Mitt moment," Jeb exposes his soul

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 11/4/15 Bookmark and Share

Poor 'ol Jeb seems to have a terminal case of Mitt Romney Disease: He just keeps blurting out asinine comments that reveal the fact that he is – in heart, soul, and political mindset –... [read more]

How right-wing extremists forced a 14-year-old American boy into exile

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 11/3/15 Bookmark and Share

Score one for our country's pack of foam-at-the-mouth, mad dog, right-wing extremists.

For weeks, a crazed pack of these howlers has been stalking, snarling, and snapping at a 14-year-old Texas... [read more]

What's the price on Jeb Bush's "integrity"?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 11/2/15 Bookmark and Share

If you're a presidential aspirant and you have to tell people you are a person of integrity – chances are you're not.

Those odds get worse if you have to hire... [read more]

Coca-Cola to obese people: Hey, exercise more!

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 10/30/15 Bookmark and Share

Good news about obesity: A new scientific organization is coming to grips with this bulging national problem.

Called the Global Energy Balance Network, it comes at obesity from a unique... [read more]