Doug Hughes: Protecting democracy from plutocrats

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 6/3/15 Bookmark and Share

The price of liberty is said to be eternal vigilance. But just being watchful rarely does anything to stop the theft of our rights. Instead, the real price of liberty is open defiance – the... [read more]


Banksters: A story of crime and punishment

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 6/2/15 Bookmark and Share

Big story from that razzle-dazzle place called "El Casino Grande" – otherwise known as Wall Street.

Four massive financial conglomerates –JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Barclays, and the Royal Bank of Scotland – have... [read more]


Far from "liberalizing" global policies, TPP is corporatizing them

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 6/1/15 Bookmark and Share

Words can be discombobulating when people twist them to fit concepts that are the exact opposite of what the word actually means.

Consider the current debate in Washington over the Trans-Pacific... [read more]


Hotel giants trying to peddle plastic "authenticity"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/29/15 Bookmark and Share

As everyone who travels a lot soon learns, when you stay in the hotels of the big chains, it's easy to forget where you are, since they're all alike, offering all the charm of Noplace,... [read more]


2016 presidential candidates address inequality (sort of)

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/28/15 Bookmark and Share

At last, America's political leaders indicate that they now feel the pain of the poor and of the millions of working families slipping out of the middle class.

Congress had... [read more]


Don't TPP on me

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 5/27/15 Bookmark and Share

Like some Vaudeville shtick, Barack Obama keeps blathering that a huge flaw in his global trade scam doesn't exist – but then the flaw hits him in the face like a big cream pie.

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