The legalized immorality of Big Pharma

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/19/15 Bookmark and Share

Al Capone, the infamous mob boss and bootlegger in Chicagoland during the 1920s, always maintained that he was just a businessman, saying the only difference between him and others was that the law criminalized his... [read more]


Debt buyers bury hard-hit consumers in lies

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 6/18/15 Bookmark and Share

Whenever a corporation issues a statement declaring that it is committed to "treating consumers fairly and with respect," chances are it's not.

After all, if the outfit was actually doing it,... [read more]


Peeking behind Walmart's promise to invest in American jobs

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/17/15 Bookmark and Share

Great news: Walmart is investing in American jobs!

It says so right here in a colorful, full-page ad showing a very happy Walmart worker displaying more than a dozen brand-name products... [read more]


Corporate-media symbiosis

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/16/15 Bookmark and Share

One reason corporations get away with running roughshod over us is that America's mass market media has been thoroughly corporatized – both in structure and mindset. So our daily news feed is largely a regurgitation... [read more]


Stop Postal executives from destroying our Postal Service

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/15/15 Bookmark and Share

When a big-name retailer finds its sales in a slow downward spiral, the geniuses in the executive suite often try to keep their profits up by cheapening their product and delivering less to customers.

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Why not televise the widening wealth gap?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 6/12/15 Bookmark and Share

The debilitating spread of inequality between the superrich 1-percenters and America's downwardly mobile majority is of huge economic, political, and cultural significance to our country. So why is it largely ignored by the television media?... [read more]