Exposing Our ‘Populist’ President as a Naked Plutocrat

Jim Hightower

As a lifelong con-man, our plutocrat president* reflexively uses an extra dose of bluster. Why does Donald Trump constantly preface his outlandish lies with such phrases as: “To be honest with you,” “To tell the … Read moreExposing Our ‘Populist’ President as a Naked Plutocrat

Why the American Majority Despises Trump’s Washington

Jim Hightower

Now that he’s in Washington DC, is Trump really “draining the swamp”? Donald Trump, never lacking in self-esteem, bragged in 2016: “I know words — I have the best words.” Well, sometimes he does put … Read moreWhy the American Majority Despises Trump’s Washington

Who Really Pays for Corporate Subsidies?

Jim Hightower

Corporate subsidies are just super-expensive taxpayer handouts The hustlers claim that corporate subsidies to pay for job incentives are a sound investment of our tax dollars, because those new jobs create new taxpayers, meaning investments … Read moreWho Really Pays for Corporate Subsidies?

What’s Killing America’s Middle Class?

Jim Hightower

It is said that the rich and poor will always be among us — but nowhere is it written that the middle class is a sure thing. Even in this country of grand egalitarian aspirations … Read moreWhat’s Killing America’s Middle Class?

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

No Means No

Will Durst

An avalanche of sexual harassment revelations is bringing down a very deserving aggregation of Men Behaving Badly. An avalanche of revelations concerning public figures engaging in various types of sexual harassment has tumbled down upon … Read moreNo Means No

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