Wall Street And Congress perform legislative acrobatics

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 12/22/14

Congress, which has been so tied up in a partisan knot by right-wing extremists that it has been unable to move, suddenly sprang loose at the end of the year and put on a phenomenal... [read more]

Big Beer deceivers and bullies

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 12/19/14

It's bad enough that the goliaths of Big Beer are consuming each other in a new round of mega-mergers, meaning fewer choices and higher prices for consumers – but the really bad news is that... [read more]

Let workers vote on CEO's pay

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 12/18/14

One difference between top executives and worker bees, is that those at the top can lower the pay of those down below, while simultaneously raising their own pay. If you wonder what's causing America's rapidly-widening... [read more]

A corporate power grab is underway, so where's the media?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 12/17/14

If you need a good, doable New Year's resolution, try this: "I resolve to do my part this year to stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership."

The what? Most people never heard... [read more]

State legislatures are helping rich lenders rip-off the poor

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 12/16/14

Loan sharks and their lobbyists really know how to put the "ick" in eth-icks.

Though they've tried to buff-up their public image by calling themselves "consumer lenders," their game remains the... [read more]