Be “the wave” that sweeps away TPP

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 5/1/15 Bookmark and Share

Suddenly, the Trans-Pacific Partnership is in the news!

After years of negotiating the TPP behind closed doors, the corporate and governmental elites who’ve drafted this Declaration of Corporate Dependence are... [read more]

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

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/30/15 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]

Even the ag secretary is shamelessly shilling for TPP scam

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 4/29/15 Bookmark and Share

President Obama recently declared: “We’ve got to make sure we’re writing the rules so that we’ve got a level playing field.”

Wow – so much “we” in only one sentence. He... [read more]

TPP turns corporate "persons" into corporate "nations"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 4/28/15 Bookmark and Share

The Dr. Frankensteins on our Supreme Court created a monster by declaring that a lifeless, soulless corporation is a "person." But why stop there?

Another coterie of Frankensteins is now... [read more]

ISDS: A corporate cluster bomb to obliterate our people's sovereignty

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 4/27/15 Bookmark and Share

The Powers That Be are very unhappy with you and me. They're also unhappy with senators like Elizabeth Warren, activist groups like Public Citizen, unions like the Communications Workers, and… well, with the majority of... [read more]

"Dr. Evil" turns out to be "Dr. Silly"

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 4/24/15 Bookmark and Share

Imagine a political campaign against environmentalists that's so negative, so ridiculously slanted and downright dirty, that it actually repulsed executives of some of America's biggest fracking corporations.

Wow – it's got... [read more]