Child Care: We Should Look Back for Our Future

National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, "Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow," Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.

Twice elected Texas Agriculture Commissioner, Hightower is a modern-day Johnny Appleseed, spreading the message of progressive populism all across the American grassroots.

He broadcasts daily radio commentaries that are carried in more than 150 commercial and public stations and on the web.
Jim Hightower

We must make a significant public investment to sustain an egalitarian system of quality child care. “If you think education is expensive, try ignorance,” the old bumper sticker … Read more

What’s the “Quits Rate?” And Why Is It Skyrocketing?

National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, "Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow," Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.

Twice elected Texas Agriculture Commissioner, Hightower is a modern-day Johnny Appleseed, spreading the message of progressive populism all across the American grassroots.

He broadcasts daily radio commentaries that are carried in more than 150 commercial and public stations and on the web.
Jim Hightower

Most of the “quits rate” is tied to very real abuses that have become ingrained in our workplaces. As a writer, I get stuck every so often straining … Read more

Premature Evacuation: Exit Seat Employment

Premature Evacuation: Exit Seat Employment
Marilyn Sands is a former 80's Stand-Up Comic & Comic Booker.Sold Jokes to Joan Rivers & lesser lights.A Contributor to "Humor Times Magazine" while pitching her 2 Madcap Screenplays & a Stage Play. Her newly published book "CAN YOU PEE OUTDOORS" On-Line Dating Straight Linescan be purchased now in Paperback & ebook on amazon.com/dp/1733487409 And, proud to announce her latest published Memoir..."OWNING THE STAGE, RENTING THE BALLS"!My Life as a Funny Girlis available right now on amazon.com/dp/1733487417See...you don't have to be embarrassed to ask for the Title at a Book Store - just CLICK!

Sitting at the Exit Seat should be a paid position. I’m not talkin’ a fly by night deal – I mean a real job with Layovers in Barstow, … Read more

Why Build a National Monument to a Union-Busting Robber Baron?

National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, "Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow," Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.

Twice elected Texas Agriculture Commissioner, Hightower is a modern-day Johnny Appleseed, spreading the message of progressive populism all across the American grassroots.

He broadcasts daily radio commentaries that are carried in more than 150 commercial and public stations and on the web.
Jim Hightower

Union-busting to enrich greedy owners should not be celebrated. Occasionally, I see something that is so bizarre, so out of place, so wrong that I have to assume … Read more

Lost Journal: On Paper, My Job is Reproduction

Buy your copy of "Lost Journal - the Book" at www.timmollen.com.Each Lost Journal column is a journal entry written in retrospect. In other words, Mollen chooses a different day from his past, and writes about it as though it were today. The date may be last week, Halloween 1980, or the day he was born (May 4, 1969). Some of you may be asking, “But how would he have been able to write a journal entry on the day he was born?” To you he says: “Lighten up. It’s a humor column.” Mollen is a nationally syndicated columnist and actor, and he is available as a speaker on writing and humor.
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Journal entry: February 20, 1996 (age 26) – Reproduction At the age of 26, I have achieved the title of Reprographic Engineer. I make copies for a living. … Read more

What Job Creation Numbers Don’t Tell Us

National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, "Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow," Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.

Twice elected Texas Agriculture Commissioner, Hightower is a modern-day Johnny Appleseed, spreading the message of progressive populism all across the American grassroots.

He broadcasts daily radio commentaries that are carried in more than 150 commercial and public stations and on the web.
Jim Hightower

“Job creation” is happening, sure, but what kind of jobs? Have you noticed “the powers that be” employ an entirely different standard for measuring the health of America’s … Read more

Résumé of a Recent College Grad

Candy Schulman is a nationally recognized writer, professor and college essay coach. She has published hundreds of personal essays, humor pieces, and articles in leading print and online publications.

Or, Why Didn’t I Listen to my Parents and NOT Major in Liberal Arts? Résumé Highlights of Qualifications: ·    A liberal arts degree from a private elite college, … Read more

Minimum Wage: The Wizard of Oz Approach

Welcome to Tyrades! By Danny Tyree. Controversial author Harlan Ellison once described the work of Mr. Tyree as “wonkily extrapolative” and said his mind “works like a demented cuckoo clock.” Tyree generated a particular buzz on the Internet with his column spoofing real-life Christian nudist camps. A lifelong small-town southerner, he graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. Danny welcomes reader e-mail responses at [email protected] and visits to his Facebook fan page "Tyree's Tyrades."
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Living on the minimum wage is no golden brick road On January 1 nearly one million Americans in 10 states received a pay raise because of a hike … Read more

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