To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Thursday, April 9, 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.

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Is Health Care More Important Than Health Care Profits?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER Last year, Donald Trump said something stupid. OK, nothing astonishing about that – just another day in DonaldWorld. But this stupid thing...

Trump To Working Class: ‘Adios, Chumps’

BY JIM HIGHTOWER Congratulations on that nice pay raise you got last year, a 7% hike – wow! Seven percent might not sound all that big,...

How Ridiculous Is Trump’s Border Stand?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER The most ridiculous thing about Donald Trump's xenophobic, demagogic assault on Central American amnesty seekers is that his frantic demand to build...

Where The Money Is

BY JIM HIGHTOWER Famed bank robber Willie Sutton once explained that he busted into banks because "that's where the money is." What a small-timer! Corporate...

Playing Monopoly For Real

BY JIM HIGHTOWER Shouting "Down with big government," today's tea party Trumpateers claim to be tax rebels – direct descendants of the Boston bunch who...

It’s Not Socialism; It’s What People Want

BY JIM HIGHTOWER "Socialism," snarled Donald Trump at a recent pep rally of far-right Republicans. And the obedient crowd of faithful Trumpistas snarled back in...

A Bountiful Harvest Takes Work

BY JIM HIGHTOWER Campaigns end on Election Day. Movements don't. Voting day is a time stamp for measuring our progress, and when the polls closed last...

Can Corporations Keep Suckering The People?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER A photograph ran in newspapers throughout the U.S. last June portraying three guys in suits and ties shoveling dirt. The three were Donald...

Progressive Populism: A Different Kind Of Political Beauty

BY JIM HIGHTOWER What lessons can we progressives take from our ballot box wins last year ? What can we do to build on these...
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