Stories by Jim Hightower

Jim Hightower is a national radio commentator, writer, public speaker and author of the 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: 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.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. is in a historical wage slump, while bank CEOs like Citigroup's Michael Corbat receives $16 million in bonus pay.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Sniffing the ethical rot on Wall Street.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

"We must create a politics that directly confronts the narcissistic nabobs who're knocking down our people and our country."

Posted on: Mar 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Margaret Mary Vojtko has become an emblem to adjuncts everywhere.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2014, Source: The Nation

Jim Hightower's humorous journey linking robust populist history to today's grassroots.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Colleges have embraced the corporate culture of a contingent workforce.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2014, Source: OtherWords

Milwaukee demonstrates a clever use of resources.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

No wonder lawmakers don't care about basic needs like health care, food stamps and Social Security.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We are all being exposed to dangerous mega-doses of antibiotics constantly adding to our resistance to the life-saving drug.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Police departments across the U.S. have a growing collection of toys used by the army.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

He joins the red pope!

Posted on: Dec 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

They've decided that the Pope is a "Marxist." What about Jesus?

Posted on: Dec 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Good guy Gensler gets replaced by Wall Street lapdog.