December 24, 2018 | America’s most popular public service literally delivers for its people. Anti-government zealots want to sell it off.
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
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.
September 25, 2018 | A new group is naming and shaming the people bankrolling climate change denial.
September 19, 2018 | They even get bathroom breaks, they say. Doesn't sound suspicious at all!
September 12, 2018 | It’s like Bonnie and Clyde, but instead of robbing banks, Amazon has enticed city and state officials to rob their own citizens.
September 5, 2018 | Quantity is on one thing, but quality is what really matters when it comes to jobs.J
August 29, 2018 | Just four tech superpowers raked in half of this year’s stock price gains by the 500 largest corporations.
August 13, 2018 | Five banks control half of all U.S. financial assets, and six conglomerates control 90 percent of our media.