Stories by Jim Hightower

Jim Hightower is a national radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the new book, "Swim Against the Current: Even a Dead Fish Can Go With the Flow." (Wiley, March 2008) He publishes the monthly "Hightower Lowdown," co-edited by Phillip Frazer. subscribe to Jim Hightower's feed

Posted on: Sep 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Short answer: They don't care about your health.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The true job creators are middle-class consumers, not rich businesspeople.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Texas Gov dodges real questions by turning his indictment into a circus.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2014, Source: OtherWords

For 100 bucks, you get access to an Internet channel where she'll blather about things like the war on Christmas.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

These ideological zealots are preventing any of the progress that America desperately needs.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

This public service is not what Republicans portray it as at all.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Another sign of our leaders' total disconnect from the hard realities of the workaday majority they're supposed to serve.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It may be seen as a victory, but the fine doesn't make up for the damage inflicted by the banking giant.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Walgreens is the latest crazy example.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The beauty of our country's present system of government? Anyone is perfectly free to buy a member of Congress.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Militarization is a dangerous and ultimately deadly perversion of the honorable purpose of policing -- and it is out of control.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2014, Source: Creators Syndicate

Official job market numbers obfuscate an important reality.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2014, Source: Other Words

Wage theft is disturbingly common at the workplace.

Posted on: May 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

People are saying enough is enough!

Posted on: May 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Solar energy threatens their dirty fossil-fuel biz, so it must be taxed.

Posted on: May 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A growing coalition of just plain folks is mobilizing in Washington.

Posted on: May 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The lamebrain Texas Gov is already campaigning on his state's tab.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Turns out farmworkers and cheerleaders have something in common.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2014, Source: OtherWords

In the latest round of attacks on accessible health care for all, the GOP causes public upchuck over same old, same old.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The NSA is too heavily vested in its programs; it is not going to give up spying on us despite efforts at reform.