To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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Jim Hightower

Populist author, public speaker and radio commentator Jim Hightower writes "The Hightower Lowdown," a monthly newsletter chronicling the ongoing fights by America's ordinary people against rule by plutocratic elites. Sign up at HightowerLowdown.org.

Latest Articles

Why Should You And I Have To Keep Paying Mitch McConnell’s Salary?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER Antonin Scalia is gone. The nastiest and noisiest of right-wingers on the Supreme Court is dead. But he can't be any more brain...

How Big Pharma Is Trying To Improve Its Image

BY JIM HIGHTOWER Big news, people! Especially for those of you upset by the skyrocketing prices of the essential prescription medicines you take – including...

How Corporate Bamboozlers Intend To Widen Inequality In America

BY JIM HIGHTOWER The basic problem facing the corporate and political powers that want you and me to swallow their Trans-Pacific Partnership deal is that...

What Really Poisoned Flint’s Water

BY JIM HIGHTOWER The mantra of every Koch-headed, right-wing politico is that government should be run like a business, always focused on cutting costs. Welcome to...

Take The Movement To The White House

BY JIM HIGHTOWER At a recent dinner with my work team, I was reminded that I had said I wanted to travel less for work...

Something Is Happening

BY JIM HIGHTOWER When I crossed paths with a Democratic Party campaign consultant in Austin last March, I suggested he come out to the local...

Why the GOP’s Fence Fantasy is a Farce

 BY JIM HIGHTOWER A long time ago, in a not-so-faraway land, a civilization existed that was governed through a fairly rational political system. Even conservative...

Should Big Corporations Pay The Taxes They Owe?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER Carl Icahn, noted corporate predator and takeover specialist who made billions of dollars in corporate deals, has recently begun pushing a charitable...

Merry Christmas: Right-Wingers, The Red Pope And Jesus

BY JIM HIGHTOWER Aah, 'tis the season for family, friends, eggnog, chipmunks singing Christmas carols – and all-out, no-mercy, blow-'em-all-to-hell war. Not war like in Afghanistan....
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