August 16, 2017 | Wall Street bought them — and is now leasing them out and driving up rents.
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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
Articles by Jim Hightower
August 9, 2017 | A bogus campaign for "religious freedom" could create unholy temples of dark money.
August 2, 2017 | In Ohio and beyond, governors are signing corporate-backed laws to stop local communities from raising their minimum wages.
July 26, 2017 | Who needs roads when you've got a private jet?
July 19, 2017 | Greasy politicians use education funds to enrich corporations — and themselves.
July 12, 2017 | Amazon is buying Whole Foods, and that's bad news for humans.
July 5, 2017 | GOP leaders want to protect your "freedom" to be poor, powerless, sick, and uninsured.
June 28, 2017 | The record to date: an immensely unpopular health bill, big tax breaks for Wall Street, a longer war in Afghanistan.
June 21, 2017 | 100,000 troops couldn't stabilize Afghanistan. What can an extra 5,000 win, besides more casualties?
June 14, 2017 | If a president is going to pick a mess of foreign fights, wouldn't it be better not to pick them with allies?
May 31, 2017 | Trump promised to negotiate the widely loathed trade deal, which would be great — except he's giving corporations even more power to offshore jobs.
May 24, 2017 | Nearly half of American school districts shame and stigmatize kids whose parents can't afford school lunches.
May 17, 2017 | While we're mesmerized by Trump, shady groups are pushing corporate-friendly legislation in statehouses all over the country.
May 10, 2017 | Turns out corn farmers south of the border know more about trade than the U.S. president.
May 3, 2017 | There's a reason our national mail service consistently ranks as the most popular federal agency.