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.
About Jim Hightower
Jim Hightower, an OtherWords columnist, is a radio commentator, writer, and public speaker. He’s also editor of the populist newsletter, The Hightower Lowdown
Articles by Jim Hightower
February 6, 2019 | When the U.S. last had a top tax rate of over 70 percent, it was a period of unparalleled prosperity.
January 30, 2019 | The Mexican border doesn’t need a wall, but maybe South Florida does...
January 23, 2019 | Tech CEO Elon Musk says artificial intelligence is a big threat to humans, so we should... surgically implant wires in our brains?
January 16, 2019 | Driverless cars cost jobs and threaten pedestrians. Investors' advice? Just get out of the way!
January 9, 2019 | Maintaining our bloated machine on earth costs over $700 billion a year. Trump wants to blast those costs into space.
December 24, 2018 | America’s most popular public service literally delivers for its people. Anti-government zealots want to sell it off.
December 19, 2018 | The left can offer much of what Trump voters say they want: health care, fair wages, education, clean water, and a government uncorrupted by big money.
November 30, 2018 | Our right to a free press is meaningless if hedge funds can gobble up and gut the community newspapers that exercise it.
November 20, 2018 | The online shopping day is just another ploy by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to siphon sales from real stores.
November 14, 2018 | Trump's advisers say there's no more need for anti-poverty programs. Let's see them raise a family of four on $25,000.
November 7, 2018 | A new White House report links the idea of Medicare for All with Mao. Really?
October 31, 2018 | Corporate elites are so afraid of democracy that they're actually trying to outlaw it.
October 17, 2018 | The GOP isn't out to "win" elections anymore. They're just trying to make sure anyone who might vote against them can't.
October 10, 2018 | We no longer see the images on TV every night, but it's still happening.