Articles by Jim Hightower

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.

Planet Plastic

January 27, 2021 | The vast tonnage of this trash increases every minute, with an afterlife lasting centuries.

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The Other Capitol Mob

January 20, 2021 | Much to the embarrassment of major corporations, their political donations were traced to the mayhem of January 6.