Articles by Jim Hightower


The End of Trickle-Down Economics

April 7, 2021 | The past year has laid waste to the arguments behind “trickle down” theory. Instead, let’s have wealth “percolate up.”

Where Does the Buck Stop in Texas?

March 3, 2021 | Texas Republicans took money from the utilities they failed to regulate. Now they’re pointing the finger elsewhere for power failures.

Overhaul the USDA

February 17, 2021 | For decades, the agriculture department has been indifferent to struggling rural communities. That has to change.

Biden: Listen to the Outsiders

February 3, 2021 | The new president is a lifetime insider, but his legacy now depends on working with those the status quo has failed.