Patience and Secrecy in the Koch Brothers’ Complex Conspiracy

Jim Hightower

The Koch brothers would love to replace majority rule with a new governing order that empowers the owner class. In 1933, a handful of wealthy Wall Streeters were upset that the newly elected president, Franklin … Read morePatience and Secrecy in the Koch Brothers’ Complex Conspiracy

Examining the Kochtopus

Jim Hightower

The super-rich Koch brothers want to supplant America’s will of The People with their own plutocracy. The multibillionaire Charles and David Koch brothers want nothing less than to supplant America’s core democratic principle of majority … Read moreExamining the Kochtopus

How Low Can the Barons of High Finance Go on Student Debt?

Jim Hightower

Betsy DeVos should not be conspiring with fast-buck educational exploiters of student debt. Question: What do you get when you combine ignorance, ideological know-nothingism, imperiousness and incompetence? Answer: Betsy DeVos. She is Donald Trump’s multi-billionaire … Read moreHow Low Can the Barons of High Finance Go on Student Debt?

Populism: Everybody Does Better When Everybody Does Better

Jim Hightower

Our nation’s true political spectrum is not right to left, but top to bottom, and Populism is about reducing the distance between the two. My father, W.F. “High” Hightower, was a populist. Only, he didn’t … Read morePopulism: Everybody Does Better When Everybody Does Better

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