What Is “Iyyikowa,” and Why Do We Need More of It?

Jim Hightower

The Choctaw have a word, “iyyikowa,” that means serving those in need… and we need more of it. Charles Dickens, writing about the inequality and social turmoil leading … Read more What Is “Iyyikowa,” and Why Do We Need More of It?

What’s the Difference Between Corporate CEOs and Pigs?

Jim Hightower

Legitimate small businesses are shut out as corporate CEOs pig out on the pandemic relief program. Monty Bennett was just another of the many faceless right-wing millionaire corporate … Read more What’s the Difference Between Corporate CEOs and Pigs?

What’s the Gimmick in Trump’s Plan to ‘Rescue’ the Public Postal Service?

Jim Hightower

Of all the things the brooding madman in the White House might focus on during a pandemic, hijacking our public postal service has become his priority. One thing … Read more What’s the Gimmick in Trump’s Plan to ‘Rescue’ the Public Postal Service?

The Deadly Economic Disease Behind COVID-19

Jim Hightower

Our country’s present “economic disease” is not simply caused by a sudden viral outbreak but by severe, decades-long plutocratic policies. In this horrible time of economic collapse, it … Read more The Deadly Economic Disease Behind COVID-19

Pandemic Profiteers, Trump and Peter Cottontail

Jim Hightower

Trump and the Republican Senate are enabling pandemic profiteers, at everyone’s expense. Wartime profiteering is an especially vile form of corporate greed, yet it has been as common … Read more Pandemic Profiteers, Trump and Peter Cottontail

With COVID-19, Suddenly America is Asking, ‘Where’s the Government?’

Jim Hightower

Nothing like COVID-19 to bring home the need that all of us have for an adequately funded, fully functioning, competent government. Suddenly, with the COVID-19 epidemic, America is … Read more With COVID-19, Suddenly America is Asking, ‘Where’s the Government?’

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