Holiday Shopping: Great Scamazon

Jim Hightower

As you’re doing your holiday shopping this season, think about this. As you’re doing your holiday shopping this season, think about this: While big brand names travel hither, thither and yon to play Milk the … Read moreHoliday Shopping: Great Scamazon

Where Does Inequality Come From?

Jim Hightower

The vast inequality that’s rending our society is not a natural, inevitable or accidental phenomenon. The vast inequality that’s rending our society is not a natural, inevitable or accidental phenomenon — it’s caused intentionally by … Read moreWhere Does Inequality Come From?

ALEC & the Koch Brothers Offer to Rewrite the Constitution

Jim Hightower

The new Founder, brought to you by the Koch brothers When you think of America’s great Constitutional originators, names like Madison, Adams, Jefferson, Washington, Hamilton and Franklin come to mind. And, of course, Abbott. This … Read moreALEC & the Koch Brothers Offer to Rewrite the Constitution

Laboratories of Democracy

Jim Hightower

The states are supposed to be laboratories of democracy, not strongholds of plutocratic power. In a 1932 dissenting opinion, Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis noted that the benefit of America’s federal structure is that “a … Read moreLaboratories of Democracy

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