The symbolism of one adjunct professor's death

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 3/24/14 Bookmark and Share

Margaret Mary Vojtko's died last summer at age 83 – and her death has turned her name into an emotional rallying cry for adjunct college teachers who're seeking justice from their schools.

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A new player for Ohio State University football games

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 3/21/14 Bookmark and Share

In the ever-escalating competition to be the Number One bigtime college football program in the nation, Ohio State University bulked up last fall with a monster recruit named Maxx.

Actually, it's... [read more]


Millionaire lawmakers can rise above their financial handicap

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 3/20/14 Bookmark and Share

Mark Twain spoke for me when he said: "I'm opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position."

One danger that such wealth brings is that... [read more]


The spreading plague of antibacterial products

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/19/14 Bookmark and Share

Have you had your daily minimum requirement of triclosan today? How about your dosage of triclocarban?

Chances are you have, but don't know it. These two are antimicrobial chemicals, which... [read more]


The mendacity of GMO purveyors

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/18/14 Bookmark and Share

Tenacity can be a virtue. But the persistent push by giant food conglomerates to deceive us consumers has turned their tenacity into raw mendacity.

Brand-name food peddlers are spending hundreds of... [read more]


The millionaires' Congress vs. the people

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 3/17/14 Bookmark and Share

The rich truly are different from you and me – they tend to become congress critters.

You don't find many plumbers, mine workers, dirt farmers, Walmart associates, beauty parlor operators,... [read more]