July 1, 2014 | After being caught laundering money, the Wisconsin governor promptly switched to the spin cycle.
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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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June 25, 2014 | The Pentagon's transfer of war equipment to local police forces lacks a rational explanation.
June 24, 2014 | Goldman Sachs' head honcho just realized that inequality could make our society "unstable."
June 18, 2014 | The group blames an unnamed and lowly staffer for accidentally criticizing Texan gun advocates for hanging out at restaurants while brandishing assault weapons.
June 17, 2014 | Whether you're talking about investors or workers, quality— not quantity — should determine whether conditions are good or bad.
June 11, 2014 | An English billionaire ignited outrage by commissioning a $250,000 coop on his estate.
June 10, 2014 | Instead of just talking about the widening gap of inequality, the city council approved a $15 an hour minimum wage indexed to inflation.
June 4, 2014 | Wage theft is disturbingly routine.
June 3, 2014 | Let's invest in full employment, world-class skills, and technology that works for workers.
May 28, 2014 | Under legal and public pressure, the Korean corporation expressed condolences to the survivors of its smartphone workers who contracted cancer without taking any responsibility for their illnesses.
May 27, 2014 | Bernanke and Geithner are reaping fat rewards from bailing out big banks while giving the rest of us a recovery that wasn't.
May 21, 2014 | Lobbyists funded by Charles and David Koch want to punish homeowners for installing solar panels on their own roofs.
May 20, 2014 | If the drugmaker's executives choose to disown America, then America should disown them.
May 14, 2014 | A lucrative provision in CEO contracts encourages corporate chieftains to sidle up to their competitors.
May 13, 2014 | The "young urban male" couture trend is squeezing men's legs and wallets.