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Jim Hightower

Jim Hightower

Jim Hightower is a national radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the books "Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow" (2008) and "There's Nothing in the Middle of the Road But Yellow Stripes and Dead Armadillos: A Work of Political Subversion" (1998). Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.

Articles by this author

 

New GOP Agenda Proves These People Are Just Plain Nuts

When not attacking the Muppets, the party's leading figures have spent the year laying out plans to tax the poor and eliminate Social Security.

Jim Hightower ·


Down With the Corporate Bean-Counters Who Spy on Their Workers

When overpaid corporate boneheads substitute slogans and computer metrics for real solutions, they're admitting that they are the problem.

Jim Hightower ·


A Hot Topic for Labor Day: Extreme Heat Kills Workers

The richest country in the history of the world continues to subject millions of its people to senseless suffering and death, not even talking about this embarrassment, much less stopping it.

Jim Hightower ·


The Very Strong People Can Defeat the Corporate Jerks

It gets little national media attention, but regular grassroots communities and coalitions are mounting—and winning—such gutsy fights against corporate exploiters all across America

Jim Hightower ·


Pro-Golfers Dirty Themselves By Taking Blood Money From Saudi Arabia

LIV Golf is a scam that's entirely financed by the brutish family of petro-royals who ruthlessly rule Saudi Arabia.

Jim Hightower ·


It's Not Just Trump: The Whole GOP Has Embraced His Craziness

The GOP as a whole has mutated from a conservative party with some extremist factions to effectively proclaiming itself the Party of Extremism.

Jim Hightower ·


Where Is Joe? This Crisis of Democracy Demands a Leader, Not a Lame Duck

It's a serious handicap for an elected leader to be considered a lame duck. Far worse, though, for the "leader" to be considered just plain lame.

Jim Hightower ·


Can Democrats Save Their Party... From Its Leadership?

If you choose to abandon this whole working-class constituency—surprise!—it will abandon you.

Jim Hightower ·

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