Turning human misery into corporate profits

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 4/1/15 Bookmark and Share

Good news, people: The "boom" is back! Good times are here again, thanks to an economic boom generated by (of all things) bad times.

Tens of millions of Americans have been... [read more]

Chuck Schumer upchucks at sight of TPP

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/31/15 Bookmark and Share

Sen. Chuck Schumer, leader of the corporate wing of congressional Democrats, never met a global trade deal too ugly to hug. So when even he says, "This is really troubling," you know his eyes have... [read more]

Cruz is running for President of What?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 3/30/15 Bookmark and Share

And away we go – off on another crazy cruze with Ted!

Cinch up your seatbelts, for Sen. Ted Cruz (fueled by his flaming jet-powered ego) has gotten a head start... [read more]

An exciting democracy movement arises in Chicago

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 3/27/15 Bookmark and Share

Chicago! City of broad shoulders. Plutocratic hog butcher. Tool maker for progressive change. Stacker of the wheat of grassroots power, wheat separated from the chaff of corporate politicians. Stormy, husky, brawling. Planning, building, breaking, rebuilding.... [read more]

Why are we taxpayers subsidizing corporate crime?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 3/26/15 Bookmark and Share

"Do the crime, do the time," goes the old saying. Unless of course, the criminals are corporate executives. In those cases, the culprits are practically always given a "Get out of jail free" card.

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The KBParty of plutocratic rule

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/25/15 Bookmark and Share

Shouldn't America have at least one major party that isn't beholden to the corporate elite?

Well look here – just such a party has popped up, raring to roar into... [read more]