Articles by Jim Hightower

Slashing Food Stamps Makes No Sense

September 13, 2010 | Congress should get the money for its jobs bill by taxing the multibillion-dollar bonuses that Wall Street bankers are paying out to themselves.

See Newt Run

August 30, 2010 | The corrupt former House speaker would make an easily defeated GOP presidential nominee.

Shut Up and Eat Your Sugar

August 23, 2010 | Manufacturers of processed and fast food for kids are throwing a fit over stronger industry standards.

Another BP Outrage

August 16, 2010 | Many of the contractors cleaning up after the company's oil disaster are prisoners.

A Bitter Taste of Racial Discrimination

August 9, 2010 | While pundits and politicos were vilifying Shirley Sherrod for an act of discrimination that didn't occur, Senate Republicans cut the payments for thousands of official acts of actual discrimination against African-American farmers.

Franken v. Roberts

July 26, 2010 | Sen. Al Franken is shaking up the Washington establishment on behalf of regular folks.