COVID-19 Is Prompting a Societywide Recalculation

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.
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An unexpected and profound impact of today’s horrific coronavirus crisis is that it is quietly prompting a societywide recalibration. Laissez-faire ideologue Ronald Reagan used to delight in mocking … Read more

On the Ballot: The Egalitarian Future of Our Society

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)

This year, voters will be making fundamental decisions, like whether or not we want an egalitarian future. With dozens of Democratic candidates having entered the presidential race (some … Read more

‘Tax the Rich’ Is No Longer Just a Political Slogan

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)

We the People can choose a path that bends toward justice: 6 in 10 Americans favor Sen. Warren’s plan to tax the rich. There’s nothing inevitable about inequality. … Read more

Create a Utopia in Five Easy Steps

Create a Utopia in Five Easy Steps
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A simple guide for turning any country into a utopia A lot of countries have problems. The main one is, they’re not utopias.   It’s surprising that there … Read more

What I Learned from Magazines this Week

Roz Warren Roz is the author of Just Another Day At Your Local Public Library and Our Bodies, Our Shelves: A Collection Of Library Humor. She writes for The New York Times and The Funny Times. Her work also appears in Good Housekeeping, The Christian Science Monitor, The Philadelphia Inquirer and of course, the Humor Times. Connect with her on Facebook, follow her on Twitter or visit her website.

Reading magazines this week, I learned that: At least ten people have been shot by their dogs since 2004, usually in hunting accidents. (AARP Bulletin, January February 2016) … Read more

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