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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Articles by Jim Hightower

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Political Poison

February 4, 2016 | The Flint lead disaster exposed the callousness of people like Michigan’s governor, who blame the poor for all of their misfortune.

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The Sanders Sensation

February 3, 2016 | Bernie’s people-powered movement has already shattered one of the Democratic establishment’s holy myths.

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Manna from Hell

January 27, 2016 | While soldiers who go to war risk death, the big corporations that go to war reap perpetual profits.

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Border Boondoggle

January 13, 2016 | The GOP's "just build a wall" simpletons don't know what they’re talking about.