VIRTUAL PETS

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/23/97 Bookmark and Share

Did you have a pet when you were a child? A dog named spot, perhaps, or a cute cat, a turtle, a chicken, or maybe a cockroach named Charlie?

Kids... [read more]


CEO RETIREMENTS

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/22/97 Bookmark and Share

For most of us, when we retire, we're lucky if we get a little pension, a gold watch and a handshake. Indeed, most corporations have cut-out pensions for employees.

Well... [read more]


A REAL JOBS BILL

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 5/21/97 Bookmark and Share

There is a bill in Congress that the media is ignoring . . . but you and I should get behind.

Sponsored by Rep. Matthew Martinez, it's an emergency jobs bill... [read more]


"OFF-THE-CLOCK" WORK

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/20/97 Bookmark and Share

Here's an off-the-wall idea from America's biggest corporations: It's called "off-the-clock" work.

This scheme is stretching the typical work week to 50, 60 or even more hours by "asking" employees to... [read more]


CEOS GET LAYOFF PAYOFFS

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 5/19/97 Bookmark and Share

There have been headlines recently about the stunning levels of paychecks that corporate executives pocketed last year -- averaging a 54 percent increase over the previous year.

Behind the headlines, though,... [read more]


"LOVE INVESTIGATORS"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/16/97 Bookmark and Share

Time for another journey [Far-Out Space Music] into the Far, Far, FAR-OUT Frontiers of Free Enterprise.

Today, spaceship Hightower takes you into that dark and strange world of private detectives --... [read more]