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?

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

‘We Are Writing the Rules’ with TPP, says Obama. Who’s ‘We’?

Jim Hightower

The push for the TPP is like Kabuki theater The negotiations and the sales push behind Washington’s latest (and biggest) “free trade” agreement amounts to Kabuki theater. What theater? Kabuki. It’s a 17th-century form of … Read more‘We Are Writing the Rules’ with TPP, says Obama. Who’s ‘We’?

TPP Is Not a Trade Fight — It’s a Fight for Democracy

Jim Hightower

TPP was supposed to be a done deal. Except for one unforeseen obstacle: the American people! White House spokesperson Josh Earnest dismissed it as a procedural snafu, and it was — but not in the … Read moreTPP Is Not a Trade Fight — It’s a Fight for Democracy

Republicans Condemn ‘Hitler’ Obama, Hand Him More Power

Republicans Condemn ‘Hitler’ Obama, Hand Him More Power

‘It’s never tyranny when the tyrant does what you want,’ Mitch McConnell said, referring to Obama. WASHINGTON, DC – Republican congressional leaders and their corporate masters gleefully rubbed their oily palms together today as President … Read moreRepublicans Condemn ‘Hitler’ Obama, Hand Him More Power

Obama’s Ugly Show of Presidential Petulance

Jim Hightower

When the going got tough, Barack Obama got in a huff, and then he got gruff. President Obama has worked himself into such a tizzy over the TPP that he’s lashing out at his progressive … Read moreObama’s Ugly Show of Presidential Petulance

TPP Includes a Corporate Cluster Bomb to Obliterate our People’s Sovereignty

Jim Hightower

The TPP’s “Investor-State Dispute Settlements” are an attack on every nation’s sovereignty. The Powers That Be are very unhappy with you and me. They’re also very unhappy with senators like Elizabeth Warren, activist groups like … Read moreTPP Includes a Corporate Cluster Bomb to Obliterate our People’s Sovereignty

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