The GOP’s Grotesque Plan to Cope With COVID-19

Jim Hightower
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

Republicans want to “cope with COVID-19” by talking away your health care. Brilliant, right? Harking back to the embarrassing days of Gov. Rick “Oops” Perry, my state of … Read more The GOP’s Grotesque Plan to Cope With COVID-19

COVID-19 Is Prompting a Societywide Recalculation

Jim Hightower
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

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 COVID-19 Is Prompting a Societywide Recalculation

George Floyd, Me, You… and a Donald Trump Coup!

Jim Hightower
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

Recent events show how vulnerable our democracy is to autocrats, including any possible Trump coup attempt. Viewing the video of George Floyd’s gruesome murder, one word in particular … Read more George Floyd, Me, You… and a Donald Trump Coup!

The Militarization of ‘Officer Friendly’

Jim Hightower
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

With their shiny recycled military hardware, police chiefs now commonly send out ‘Officer Friendly’ squads brandishing heavy arms and garbed in riot gear for peaceful situations. From 1776 … Read more The Militarization of ‘Officer Friendly’

What’s Behind a Mask?

Jim Hightower
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

Big corporations rushed out like thieves behind a mask to exploit the crisis. For future historians and artists who’ll chronicle today’s health and economic crisis, one humble item … Read more What’s Behind a Mask?

What Is “Iyyikowa,” and Why Do We Need More of It?

Jim Hightower
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

The Choctaw have a word, “iyyikowa,” that means serving those in need… and we need more of it. Charles Dickens, writing about the inequality and social turmoil leading … Read more What Is “Iyyikowa,” and Why Do We Need More of It?

Trump Blasts into a New Frontier… for War

Jim Hightower
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

President Donald Trump is on a mission to turn science fiction into a “new frontier” of official military policy. Bring on Captain Kirk, Spock and the whole intrepid … Read more Trump Blasts into a New Frontier… for War

What’s the Difference Between Corporate CEOs and Pigs?

Jim Hightower
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

Legitimate small businesses are shut out as corporate CEOs pig out on the pandemic relief program. Monty Bennett was just another of the many faceless right-wing millionaire corporate … Read more What’s the Difference Between Corporate CEOs and Pigs?

What’s the Gimmick in Trump’s Plan to ‘Rescue’ the Public Postal Service?

Jim Hightower
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

Of all the things the brooding madman in the White House might focus on during a pandemic, hijacking our public postal service has become his priority. One thing … Read more What’s the Gimmick in Trump’s Plan to ‘Rescue’ the Public Postal Service?

The Deadly Economic Disease Behind COVID-19

Jim Hightower
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

Our country’s present “economic disease” is not simply caused by a sudden viral outbreak but by severe, decades-long plutocratic policies. In this horrible time of economic collapse, it … Read more The Deadly Economic Disease Behind COVID-19

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