Jim Hightower at the Sydney Writers’ Festival

May 17, 2012


Time : 5:00 PM

Yes, some things about Americaäó»s politicians are still private. And they shouldnäó»t be. Texas author Jim Hightower has been inside the belly of the beast of American politics. Now a crusading commentator, he says that what American politicians are still allowed to keep private is precisely the stuff we all should know äóñ like whoäó»s paying their bills? Hightower would have them all wear their sponsorsäó» logos on their suits like race-car drivers do. On his first visit to Australia heäó»ll tell us everything we always wanted to know about why American politics behaves like, well, like it does.

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