‘Real News’ Stories Encourage Progressives

Jim Hightower

Fake news is prevalent these days, but some real news stories are encouraging to progressives. A decade ago, some barons of the media establishment designated themselves America’s official arbiters of political truth. One of their … Read more‘Real News’ Stories Encourage Progressives

Betsy DeVos to Lead Christian Educators in 40-Day, 40-Night Death Valley Hike

Betsy DeVos to Lead Christian Educators in 40-Day, 40-Night Death Valley Hike

‘Like Jesus and the Israelites, we shall wander for forty days and forty nights seeking the promised land of educational reform’ – Betsy DeVos NYC — Betsy DeVos, Trump’s new education secretary, announced today that … Read moreBetsy DeVos to Lead Christian Educators in 40-Day, 40-Night Death Valley Hike

It’s Time to Free Youth from Student Debt

Jim Hightower

Many degree programs are mediocre or worse — predatory loan scams that saddle people with student debt. Butch Hancock, one of Austin’s finest singer-songwriters, grew up in the Texas Panhandle, out among dry-land farmers and … Read moreIt’s Time to Free Youth from Student Debt

Forget Student Loans — Make Higher Ed Free

Jim Hightower

An enlightened society wouldn’t burden graduates with student loans Well, finally! Hard-right congressional leaders and the Obama White House have agreed that interest rates on student loans should not double to nearly 7 percent, as … Read moreForget Student Loans — Make Higher Ed Free

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