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Jim Hightower


Trumponomics: Batman...or Dracula?

Trump's economic report is shamelessly grandiose, replete with flagrant fabrications of facts and pretensions that his failed trickle-down policies are record-setting successes

Jim Hightower ·


It's Not Socialism; It's What the People Want

Far from socialism, this is democratic populism, reversing decades of government policies that take from the many to give to the wealthy few

Jim Hightower ·


Push, Push, Push: How Movements Succeed

Push on we must, for it's the only way We the People have ever made progress toward the democratic society we seek

Jim Hightower ·


The Realized Temptations of NPR and PBS

Over the years, without regular critiques by liberal and progressive groups, both NPR and PBS have bent to the continual right-wing antagonism in Congress that decreased public budgets

Ralph Nader ·


Beware the Moderate Democrat

Why the centrist extremists are an incredibly dangerous political animal

Les Leopold ·


DIY Democracy

Our elected "representatives" have been bluntly ignoring what we want and routinely delivering precisely what we don't want

Jim Hightower ·


Putting the Trump Stamp on the Public

The USPS is an unmatched bargain, a civic treasure, a genuine public good that links all of America's people and communities into one. And that's why the right wing is so dead set on offing it.

Jim Hightower ·


Free the Free Press From Wall Street Plunder

Our right to a free press is meaningless if hedge funds can gobble up and gut the community newspapers that exercise it.

Jim Hightower ·


Banned From Newspapers for Criticizing... Newspapers! Jim Hightower Up Against the Corporate Wall

After years as one of the nation's leading progressive voices, the Creators Syndicate informed the columnist earlier this week they were not going to distribute his latest piece. Why not?

Russell Mokhiber ·


Skip Cyber Monday—Support a Real Local Business

The online shopping day is just another ploy by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to siphon sales from real stores

Jim Hightower ·

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