Follow the People to an FDR-Style Agenda

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
Latest posts by Jim Hightower (see all)

Polls show Americans are for an FDR-style agenda: percolate-up economics works; trickle-down does not. Usually, the Powers That Be swat away the kind of big-ticket, FDR-style reforms our … Read more

Health Care for People… or for Corporate Profits?

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
Latest posts by Jim Hightower (see all)

The decades-long struggle to ensure decent health care as a human right is up against greed’s eternal struggle for ever-higher corporate profits. When grassroots groups rise up against … Read more

What’s Scaring the Bejeezus out of Billionaires in the 2020 Campaign?

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
Latest posts by Jim Hightower (see all)

There’s a new political army on the march in America, moving forcibly into the 2020 campaign. There’s a new political army on the march in America, moving forcibly … Read more

Where to Get the Money to Start Fixing Inequality

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
Latest posts by Jim Hightower (see all)

Is fixing inequality even possible? When Jesse Jackson ran a strong populist campaign for president in 1988, advocating bold new policies and programs to address fixing inequality, establishment … Read more

The Jerry Duncan Show Interviews Mother Goose Characters

The Jerry Duncan Show Interviews Mother Goose Characters
Dean B. Kaner is a playwright and screenwriter, having co-produced and co-written plays for the stage with performances in New York City, Chicago, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Boston, Detroit, Phoenix and Memphis. Check out The Jerry Duncan Show on YouTube, as well as on Instagram, and the sketch comedy A Bit of Biden (on Instagram) and at @abitofbiden on TikTok.

Wherein our intrepid talk radio show host interviews Mother Goose Characters Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill, and Little Miss Muffet. ANNOUNCER Live from under a rock in your … Read more

Here’s the Real Deal on ‘Medicare for All’

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
Latest posts by Jim Hightower (see all)

Medicare for All would cover every American — from birth to death — and would actually reduce what we pay for health care. What do we want our … Read more

Will Democrats Be Democrats or Fraidy-Cats?

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
Latest posts by Jim Hightower (see all)

Rather than respond to the grassroots will for real change, weak-kneed forces are opposing strong advocates like Warren and Bernie Sanders. “Trust me!” bellowed the billionaire Donald Trump … Read more

Push, Push, Push: How Movements Succeed

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
Latest posts by Jim Hightower (see all)

Candidates and volunteers who lose a vote but run good campaigns are, in fact, winners. It’s how movements succeed. There’s a sports cliche, often applied to political races, … Read more

New iPhone X Allows Baby Boomers to Complain about Medicare-for-All from Comfort of Free Doctor Visit

New iPhone X Allows Baby Boomers to Complain about Medicare-for-All from Comfort of Free Doctor Visit
Matt Rotman is a writer and comic. His work has been featured in National Lampoon, Modern Times Magazine, Diabolique Magazine, The New Southerner, Marathon Literary Review, and the anthologies, [Ex]tinguished & [Ex]tinct: An Anthology of Things That No Longer [Ex]ist (Twelve Winters Press) and Puff Puff Prose, Poetry and a Play Vol II. He lives in San Diego, CA.

Apple’s surprise announcement of the iPhone X finally let’s the War Babies publicly decry public assistance to anyone but them. Apple introduced three new iPhone models this week, … Read more

Activists Create Illusion That Election-Winning Populist Issues Are Part of DNC’s ‘Better Deal’

Activists Create Illusion That Election-Winning Populist Issues Are Part of DNC’s ‘Better Deal’

“Never once did anyone express doubt that these were the actual new positions of the Democratic Party’s ‘Better Deal’ — because why shouldn’t they be?” — Andy Bichlbaum … Read more

Share