Fast food chains stealing from low-wage workers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/5/14 Bookmark and Share

No matter how small the haul is, a thief is a thief, right? If a poverty-wage fast-food worker sneaks out a couple of burgers to take home to the kids, the bosses yell: "Thief!"

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Being a bankster means never saying, "I'm sorry"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/4/14 Bookmark and Share

The funny thing about Wall Street banksters is that they make a killing by defrauding millions of homeowners, customers, investors, and taxpayers – then, when caught, they wonder why we don't love them.

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Let's Re-fund America

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/3/14 Bookmark and Share

As we know, the barons of Wall Street have not hesitated to raid our public treasury and haul off trillions of dollars worth of government bailouts and special tax breaks to subsidize their "free market"... [read more]


Moral Monday on the move

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/2/14 Bookmark and Share

Rosa Parks became a powerful symbol of courage and defiance in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s by simply refusing to give up her seat to a white man and move to the back... [read more]


Samsung apologizes. Only, not really

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/30/14 Bookmark and Share

Sometimes, corporate chieftains actually step forward to apologize for the abuse they inflict on workers, consumers, communities, and the environment.

Okay, the word "sometimes" makes such apologies seem more common... [read more]


Bernanke's cut of bankers bailout loot

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/29/14 Bookmark and Share

Perhaps you've been wondering: How's Ben doing?

Extremely well – thank you, now that he has stepped down as head of the Fed. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Benanke presided over most of the 2008 financial... [read more]