Jim Hightower

02/06/2016 - 3:00pm

    When I crossed paths with a Democratic campaign consultant in Austin last March, I suggested he come to the local International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hall to hear Bernie Sanders speak. The Vermont senator, I added, was pondering a presidential run.


12/04/2015 - 7:00pm

    Ask anyone who’s lived through California’s drought: Water scarcity is getting scary. And banning long showers isn’t even a drop in the bucket when it comes to finding a solution.

    The biggest water sponge by far is food production, yet agri-...

11/22/2015 - 6:00am

    Imagine if retailers held a nationwide super-spectacular sales day — and no one came.

    I don’t mean customers. Picture sales staff, cashiers, and even managers not showing up to open the doors for...

11/13/2015 - 5:45pm

    Don Blankenship had it all.

    The West Virginia coal baron had personal wealth, absolute control over his workers, and unmatched political power that extended through every branch of state government —...

11/05/2015 - 1:45pm

    If you’re a presidential aspirant and you have to tell people you’re a person of integrity, chances are you’re not.

    Those odds get worse if you have to hire someone else to attest to your...

10/23/2015 - 2:15pm

    Ninety-nine bottles of beer on the wall/ 99 bottles of beer/ Take one down, pass it around… only one bottle of beer on the wall.

    Most people never sang that old song all the way to the end. But one...

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