Superrichinoids: The Weirdest Species of All

Jim Hightower

“Superrichinoids” have an irrational, insatiable desire to accumulate boundless personal wealth, making them the weirdest species of all. I love nature shows on TV. They take you into … Read more Superrichinoids: The Weirdest Species of All

Where Trump’s Kakistocracy Can Find a Good Farm Policy

Jim Hightower

Trump is running a kakistocracy that can’t do anything right, and that includes farm policy. Government by the rich is called plutocracy. Government by police power is autocracy. … Read more Where Trump’s Kakistocracy Can Find a Good Farm Policy

Where to Get the Money to Start Fixing Inequality

Jim Hightower

Is fixing inequality even possible? When Jesse Jackson ran a strong populist campaign for president in 1988, advocating bold new policies and programs to address fixing inequality, establishment … Read more Where to Get the Money to Start Fixing Inequality

Who’s Behind the Increasing Suppression of Your Right to Protest?

Jim Hightower

Multinational corporations have been quietly colluding with legislators and governors to suppress the right to protest. As British playwright and political rabble-rouser George Bernard Shaw noted, “You don’t … Read more Who’s Behind the Increasing Suppression of Your Right to Protest?

Why Would We Trust Plutocrats to Save Us from Plutocracy?

Jim Hightower

Forgive me for not believing for a moment that there’s one iota of sincerity in this sudden assertion of egalitarian sentiment by today’s plutocrats. Ralph Waldo Emerson once … Read more Why Would We Trust Plutocrats to Save Us from Plutocracy?

Here’s the Real Deal on ‘Medicare for All’

Jim Hightower

Medicare for All would cover every American — from birth to death — and would actually reduce what we pay for health care. What do we want our … Read more Here’s the Real Deal on ‘Medicare for All’

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