How to Make a Political Platform Progressive

Jim Hightower

Fresh from working on the Democratic national platform committee, Jim Hightower reports. An old cowboy aphorism offers this advice: “Speak the truth. But ride a fast horse.” I relived this truism last weekend in Orlando, … Read moreHow to Make a Political Platform Progressive

An Exciting Democracy Movement Arises in Chicago

Jim Hightower

The “Reclaim Chicago” coalition challenges the status quo Chicago! City of broad shoulders. Plutocratic hog butcher. Toolmaker for progressive change. Stacker of the wheat of grassroots power, wheat separated from the chaff of corporate politicians. … Read moreAn Exciting Democracy Movement Arises in Chicago