Why Are Republicans So Quiet About Their Chief Economic Accomplishment?

Jim Hightower

There’s an eerie silence from Trumpeteers about their trillion-dollar tax giveaway to corporate elites. Listen … Can you hear it? Listen to the eerie “sound of silence” from the Trumpeteers and congressional Republicans who so … Read moreWhy Are Republicans So Quiet About Their Chief Economic Accomplishment?

Tracking Trump’s Convoluted Immigration Policy

Jim Hightower

America’s historically open immigration policy has produced many greats, and a few less-than-stellar citizens. Racially and ethnically speaking, I’m not sure who I am: Irish, Black, Anglo, Native American, Italian? Yes… and more. My father … Read moreTracking Trump’s Convoluted Immigration Policy

Gentrification Begets Gentrification

Jim Hightower

Gentrification is a function of power, not economic inevitability. Gentrification is a function of power, not natural law or economic inevitability. It occurs when wealthy, politically connected interests make decisions in closed-door meetings to take … Read moreGentrification Begets Gentrification

Will You Win the ‘Throw Your Money at Amazon’ Sweepstakes?

Jim Hightower

How much are you paying Amazon? No, not how much did you spend online… How much are you paying Amazon? I don’t mean how much you’re shelling out for that set of bed linens or … Read moreWill You Win the ‘Throw Your Money at Amazon’ Sweepstakes?

Monopoly or Democracy? You Can’t Have Both

Jim Hightower

Lovers of monopoly are waging all out corporate class war on American people — and they’re winning. America’s political history has been written in the fierce narrative of war — not only our country’s many … Read moreMonopoly or Democracy? You Can’t Have Both

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