Progressive Populism: A Different Kind of Political Beauty

Jim Hightower

While most of today’s mainline political analysts focus solely on “candidate politics,” citizens who want real progress must focus on progressive populism. What lessons can we progressives take from our ballot box wins last year … Read moreProgressive Populism: A Different Kind of Political Beauty

2018 Top 10 Comedic News Stories

Will Durst

Truly the most wonderful time of the year: The 2018 Top 10 Comedic News Stories list has been released! Sit the kids down. Let the dogs out. Prop the grandparents up. The nation’s patience has … Read more2018 Top 10 Comedic News Stories

Power Harassment Indifference: Income Inequality for Women Persists

Jim Hightower

Anti-feminist politicos continue to ridicule the reality of income inequality and harassment in the work place. Anti-feminist politicos and talk show yakkers try to ridicule the reality that women in our rich and advanced society … Read morePower Harassment Indifference: Income Inequality for Women Persists

Post Office Privatization Is Not an Option

Jim Hightower

The forces of privatization would like you to believe the Postal Service is broke — it’s not. Unable to find a fatal flaw in our far-flung public mail delivery network, the anti-Postal Service forces manufactured … Read morePost Office Privatization Is Not an Option

Harassing the Harassee

Will Durst

The Republicans’ brilliant strategy for the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation process was harassing the harassee. The Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation process has stumbled forward like a ten year-old pushing a marble pedestal twice his size … Read moreHarassing the Harassee

Tiny Caravan of Desperate, Humble Hondurans Becomes Invading Army

Jim Hightower

How Trump demonized a caravan of humble Hondurans wending their way north as “invaders” to generate a fog of fear. Early on Sunday morning, April 1, our Head Fool received a report from his most … Read moreTiny Caravan of Desperate, Humble Hondurans Becomes Invading Army

Trump’s Border Policies Undermine Our Democracy

Jim Hightower

Terrorized children are incarcerated in chain-link cages, thanks to Trump’s cruel border policies. In early June, I traveled to “The Valley,” as the McAllen-Brownsville area of Texas is called, down where the Rio Grande empties … Read moreTrump’s Border Policies Undermine Our Democracy