The Partisan Use of Preemption Is Surging

Jim Hightower

The greediest corporations and grubbiest of politicos have colluded to use preemption to take power from the people. We the People are being burgled. Again. The latest hit is just the latest in a long … Read moreThe Partisan Use of Preemption Is Surging

Activism Is the Only Hope of Restoring America’s Democratic Principles

Jim Hightower

Good ol’ activism can unite us in the ethic of the common good. The list of progressive innovations at the grassroots level goes on and on, dealing with one big, complex issue after another that … Read moreActivism Is the Only Hope of Restoring America’s Democratic Principles

Exxon’s Weapons of Mass Confusion on Climate Change

Jim Hightower

Exxon and the other oil companies have known for decades about climate change, raking in huge profits all the while. There is a constant flow of headlines these days confirming the mess we’ve made: “Looks … Read moreExxon’s Weapons of Mass Confusion on Climate Change

Pope “Let’s Be” Frank: A Religious Renegade

Pope “Let’s Be” Frank: A Religious Renegade

A huge Rambo fan, Pope Francis is a religious renegade of sorts In the words of Father Thomas Rosica, the press secretary for the Vatican, “This is the going to be the defining moment of … Read morePope “Let’s Be” Frank: A Religious Renegade

Calling Clichés ‘Old Hat,’ Florida Seeks to Ban Them

Calling Clichés ‘Old Hat,’ Florida Seeks to Ban Them

Florida: The Farcical State After an employee of Florida’s environmental protection department was sentenced to seventy lashes and a mental health evaluation for violating Governor Rick Scott’s ban on the terms “climate change” and “global warming” … Read moreCalling Clichés ‘Old Hat,’ Florida Seeks to Ban Them

Executive Order: President Approves ‘Ecologically Sound’ Oil Ditch

Executive Order: President Approves ‘Ecologically Sound’ Oil Ditch

Obama uses Executive Order to move on Keystone alternative WASHINGTON ─ Citing ‘far-reaching’ and ‘drastic’ environmental concerns, President Obama this week vetoed legislation approving construction of the proposed 1,179 mile Keystone XL Pipeline and immediately … Read moreExecutive Order: President Approves ‘Ecologically Sound’ Oil Ditch

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