Populist Victories Won in this Conservative Colorado Town

Jim Hightower

Organizing to build populist grassroots movements is working! What’s been happening politically and culturally this year in Colorado’s second largest city is inspiring. Progressive/populist organizing to build grassroots movements to counter plutocratic rule and govern … Read morePopulist Victories Won in this Conservative Colorado Town

Cleaning Up After Pundits

Jim Hightower

Cleaning off the horsestuff that careless politicos dump on the word “populist.” Being a muckracking political writer often makes me feel like a custodian in a horse barn, constantly shoveling manure. It’s a messy, stinky … Read moreCleaning Up After Pundits

Fake Populist: Donnie’s Little Lies are Huuuuuge

Jim Hightower

Trump tries to sound like a populist, but his policies are just more trickle-down hokum. An old saying asserts that falsehoods come in three escalating levels: “Lies, damn lies, and statistics.” Now, however, we’ve been … Read moreFake Populist: Donnie’s Little Lies are Huuuuuge

The Populist Insurgency is Ratcheting Up

Jim Hightower

 A progressive, populist uprising has achieved much in the past 15 months. What an amazing Democratic primary season it was! And we now have this happy result: WE WON! “We” being the millions of young … Read moreThe Populist Insurgency is Ratcheting Up

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