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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.

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A Simple Solution to the Labor Shortage: Raise Wages

If you treat employees as cheap, then that's what you'll get. But if you view them as valuable assets, then that's what they'll be—and you'll all be better off.

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Even Your Dog Knows Better Than to Let Corrupt GOP 'Fix' Our Postal System

It's time to let the agency's trusted, decentralized, well-trained workforce provide even more services for our communities.

Jim Hightower ·


Plutocrats Cry Over Taxes While the People Cheer

There is broad and deep public majorities—even among Republicans—supporting Biden's infrastructure plan and an increase in corporate taxes to pay for it.

Jim Hightower ·


Plutocrats Cry Over Taxes While the People Cheer

There is broad and deep public majorities—even among Republicans—supporting Biden's infrastructure plan and an increase in corporate taxes to pay for it.

Jim Hightower ·


To Bust Monopoly Power, Start With the Companies Controlling Our Food

Busting the monopoly power of abusive and arrogant food giants is broadly popular—even in Congress.

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Will the United States Ever Become a Strong Nation for the Common Good?

Even more transformative than the particular components is Biden's back-to-the-future method of paying for the Rebuild America agenda: returning to highly progressive taxation.

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The Pandemic Revealed That if We Have the Will, the Money Is There

The only debt problem our government has in this time of immense national need (and extremely low borrowing cost) is that we're not incurring enough of it—for the right purposes.

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Republican Officials No Longer Support Democracy

Voting in America should not be made hard, turned into a partisan obstacle course or reduced to a regimen of autocratic suppression.

Jim Hightower ·

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