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?

Fury About Inequality Fuels Bernie/Donnie Phenomena

Jim Hightower

Public rage at glaring inequality is fueling the surge of the Bernie and Trump campaigns Jack Nicholson dryly noted that his mother once called him a son of a bitch — and didn’t comprehend the … Read moreFury About Inequality Fuels Bernie/Donnie Phenomena

TPP: How Corporate Bamboozlers Intend to Widen Inequality in America

Jim Hightower

The TPP is written specifically to sanction and increase the robbery of the many by the world’s moneyed few. The basic problem facing the corporate and political powers that want you and me to swallow … Read moreTPP: How Corporate Bamboozlers Intend to Widen Inequality in America

The Pain of Inequality Among Yacht Buyers

Jim Hightower

Inequality: Our poor little millionaires are suffering a wealth gap, too! In this season of mass commercialism, let’s pause to consider the plight of simple millionaires. Why? Because we now share a common cause: Inequality. … Read moreThe Pain of Inequality Among Yacht Buyers

Corporate Lobbyists Challenged by a Growing “Populist Lobby”

Jim Hightower

“Populist lobby” hopes to have impact Imagine a bold headline blaring, “An Army of 1,500 Lobbyists Swarms Capitol Hill.” But that wouldn’t be news, since it happens every day. In fact, an occupying army of … Read moreCorporate Lobbyists Challenged by a Growing “Populist Lobby”

Where Labor Day Came from, and Where It’s Going

Jim Hightower

The creation of Labor Day was a 12-year struggle Webster’s dictionary tells us that Labor Day was “set aside for special recognition of working people.” That’s nice, but “set aside” by whom? It certainly wasn’t … Read moreWhere Labor Day Came from, and Where It’s Going

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