June 12, 2019 | Ordinary workers now have to work centuries — or even millennia — to make what their CEOs make in a year.
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Jim Hightower, an OtherWords columnist, is a radio commentator, writer, and public speaker. He’s also editor of the populist newsletter, The Hightower Lowdown
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June 5, 2019 | A whopping 61 percent of Toledo’s voters said “yes” to recognizing legally enforceable rights for the natural world.
May 28, 2019 | Border authorities arrested a Texas woman for stopping to help bedraggled teenagers who desperately needed it.
May 22, 2019 | The president pretends to stand up for manufacturing workers while kowtowing to corporations that flagrantly violate Made-in-America laws.
May 15, 2019 | The company plans to use AI ordering to gather data on your “movement patterns” and license plate number.
May 8, 2019 | Privately, CEOs are gushing about the possibility of replacing their workforces with robots.
May 1, 2019 | The policies Republicans smear as Stalinist are a good deal more popular than their own.
April 24, 2019 | This year, 60 of America's biggest corporations paid $0 in federal taxes -- or less.
April 3, 2019 | A new White House report proposes cutting regulations to protect workers and children, while piling on yet more tax cuts for billionaires.
March 26, 2019 | He tweets odes to America's small farmers, but his actions are tearing them apart.
March 13, 2019 | They're building robots to siphon farm profits out of local communities and into the pockets of rich investors.
March 6, 2019 | If you don't keep on them once they're elected, you can be sure special interests will.
February 27, 2019 | San Antonio told Jeff Bezos to beat it over a year before New York sent him packing.
February 13, 2019 | After pocketing a huge taxpayer bribe from former Gov. Scott Walker, the manufacturer all but canceled plans to build a factory in the state.
February 6, 2019 | When the U.S. last had a top tax rate of over 70 percent, it was a period of unparalleled prosperity.