HORRIBLE-TASTING KANDY FOR KIDS

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 7/4/97 Bookmark and Share

Time now for another voyage [Far-out space music] into the Far, Far, Far-Out Frontiers of Free Enterprise.

Today, Spaceship Hightower explores the grotesque and strange things that companies make for kids... [read more]


A SURPRISE IN YOUR DINNER: "TRANSGENICS"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 7/3/97 Bookmark and Share

"What's for dinner?" is no longer the relevant question. "What's in dinner?" is a much more important question.

In addition to old-fashioned, cyclospora and salmonella, there are virulent, new, mutant... [read more]


BANKERS BONKERS OVER BANKRUPTCIES

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 7/2/97 Bookmark and Share

Whoa! Not only is the Dow Jones average soaring, not only are corporate profits and chief executive salaries riding high . . . but so is another economic indicator: Personal bankruptcies.

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PROFITEERING FROM LANDMINES

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 7/1/97 Bookmark and Share

We humans can be downright inhuman, including using technology to find new and more horrible ways to make war.

Nuclear, chemical and biological weaponry, for example, are grotesque, but you don't... [read more]


NEWT'S TAX-CUT FLIM-FLAM

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/30/97 Bookmark and Share

Are you ready for your big tax cut? The Republican congress is promising gumdrops for everyone, with Newt Gingrich saying the "Centerpiece" of his proposal is a tax credit for every child in America.

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"DR. BEACH"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/27/97 Bookmark and Share

beach erosion," but what he really has become is King of Cowabunga, the nation's foremost expert on and arbiter of the best beaches in America, which of course requires him to travel from beach to beach, making comparisons. In... [read more]