Jim Hightower

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

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Supervillain Economics

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.


Trump Hates Farmers

March 26, 2019 | He tweets odes to America's small farmers, but his actions are tearing them apart.


AI Wants to Reprogram You

January 16, 2019 | Driverless cars cost jobs and threaten pedestrians. Investors' advice? Just get out of the way!

Extraplanetary Extravagance

January 9, 2019 | Maintaining our bloated machine on earth costs over $700 billion a year. Trump wants to blast those costs into space.