Net Neutrality: Equality for All on the Web

Jim Hightower

The great virtue of the internet is that (so far) no one has controlled its content, and this is what ‘Net Neutrality’ is all about. We’re told by politicos, pundits and internet providers themselves that … Read moreNet Neutrality: Equality for All on the Web

Why so Many Americans Hate Trump’s ‘Tax Reform’

Jim Hightower

Trump’s ‘tax reform’ will take money from millions of working families and give it to the world’s wealthiest people. Sam Rayburn of Texas, who was a legendary Speaker of the U.S. House in the 1940s … Read moreWhy so Many Americans Hate Trump’s ‘Tax Reform’

Donald Trump’s Strange Bromances with Duterte and Putin

Jim Hightower

The President of the United States says Duterte is his new buddy (as he builds a Trump Tower in Manila) and continues to suck up to Putin. “We’ve had a great relationship,” exulted a giddy … Read moreDonald Trump’s Strange Bromances with Duterte and Putin

Why Reward Bad Corporate Behavior with More Tax Breaks?

Jim Hightower

Trumps tax plan is truly golden: for the super-rich, that is, as they’ll get all the big tax breaks. As anyone who has ever been to any of the many cities that are graced with … Read moreWhy Reward Bad Corporate Behavior with More Tax Breaks?

Why Does Amazon Get Corporate Welfare?

Jim Hightower

Amazon stands today as the most advanced and the most ambitious model of a future under oligarchic control. Jeffrey Preston Bezos is the man of unbounded ambition who founded Amazon, the online retailing colossus that … Read moreWhy Does Amazon Get Corporate Welfare?

Are You Ready for Corporate America’s Robot Economy?

Jim Hightower

Corporate bosses are quietly investing in hordes of sophisticated autonomous robot workers to replace us. With corporations socking away massive profits, and with the labor market fairly tight, why are worker’s wages still stuck at … Read moreAre You Ready for Corporate America’s Robot Economy?

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