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Jim Hightower

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The Hightower Report: Amazon Buys Out Whole Foods

What's it to us?

News Column, Sep. 7, 2017

The Hightower Report

Trump vs. the wisdom of Robert E. Lee

News Column, Aug. 31, 2017

The Hightower Report: Who’s Left for Trump to Tweet-bomb?

Maybe nobody. Maybe he should get off Twitter altogether.

News Column, Aug. 24, 2017

The Hightower Report: How Is Trump Like Humpty-Dumpty?

For one, he's got a fragile shell

News Column, Aug. 17, 2017

The Hightower Report: When Will Wall Street Quit Being Stupid?

Auto loans, this decade's mortage bubble?

News Column, Aug. 10, 2017

The Hightower Report: The Living Wage Preemption Act

News Column, Aug. 3, 2017

The Hightower Report: Should We Entrust Our Schoolchildren to Corporate Profiteers?

What's your education worth?

News Column, Jul. 27, 2017

The Hightower Report: What Are the Koch Boys Up To?

News Column, Jul. 20, 2017

The Hightower Report: Should Lousy, Low-Wage Jobs Count as “Jobs”?

Great news, everybody: Jobs are now plentiful!

News Column, Jul. 13, 2017

The Hightower Report: When Is Daylight Robbery Not a Crime?

Grifters, all of them

News Column, Jul. 6, 2017

The Hightower Report: Would Even the Craziest World Leader Behave Like Trump?

Oh, hell no!

News Column, Jun. 29, 2017

The Hightower Report: Time for Democratic Leaders to Get Going … or Go

News Column, Jun. 22, 2017

The Hightower Report: Will You Enlist in Donald Trump’s War?

Afghanistan all over again

News Column, Jun. 15, 2017

The Hightower Report: Who Is Mick Mulvaney ... and Why Is He So Awful?

Because he works for Trump, that's why

News Column, Jun. 8, 2017

The Hightower Report: Where Does Inequality Come From?

By taking from the needy and giving to the rich

News Column, Jun. 1, 2017

The Hightower Report: Who’ll Help America’s Hard-Hit Gold Miners?

Donald Trump will ... not. Unless you own a gold mine.

News Column, May. 25, 2017

The Hightower Report: Why Did Trump Back Off From His Mexican Border Tax?

Nobody knows more about trade than him

News Column, May. 11, 2017

The HIghtower Report

Real news, fake news, and BS news

News Column, May. 4, 2017

The Hightower Report

Why is George Orwell’s 1984 a bestseller again?

News Column, Apr. 27, 2017

Hightower Report: Hallelujah, Trump Rushes to Aid the Needy!

America's president, free to help the bankers

News Column, Apr. 20, 2017

The Hightower Report: The Sad Saga of John Stumpf

Talk about a racket

News Column, Apr. 13, 2017

The Hightower Report: Why Is Trump Hostile to Actual Facts?

Take the Trumpcare lie, for example

News Column, Apr. 6, 2017

The Hightower Report: Are the Rich Different From You and Me? Ask Cadillac!

Cars will tell you what your country needs right now. (It's another car.)

News Column, Mar. 23, 2017

The Hightower Report: The Emperor Has No Clothes

This man is so far gone

News Column, Mar. 16, 2017

The Hightower Report: How Magical Is The Donald?

Repeal, replace, voilà

News Column, Mar. 9, 2017

The Hightower Report: Wall Street Plowboys

Rather than sodbusters, Farmland Partners are taxbusters

News Column, Mar. 2, 2017

The Hightower Report: Paul Ryan Should Sit Down and Be Very Quiet

Entitlements? Social Security isn't a welfare program

News Column, Feb. 23, 2017

The Hightower Report: There’s a Word for Trump’s Latest Flimflamming of Workers

Trump's the working man's president? Please!

News Column, Feb. 16, 2017

The Hightower Report: Is Trump’s America Our America?

Our emperor has no mandate

News Column, Feb. 9, 2017

The Hightower Report: Really and Truly, Who Needs Facts?

Donald Trump swears to God he's right

News Column, Feb. 2, 2017

The Hightower Report: How Many Working-Class Populists Are in Trump’s New Government?

More than half of The Donald's Department of Defense transition team have worked as executives or lobbyists

News Column, Jan. 26, 2017

The Hightower Report: The New Founder

What is Gov. Greg Abbott trying to do to our Constitution?

News Column, Jan. 19, 2017

The Hightower Report: Searching for Integrity in Trumplandia

That Ivanka Trump Collection was manufactured where?

News Column, Jan. 12, 2017

The Hightower Report: Koch Brothers Are Out to Conquer the Countryside

Donald Trump is just the sideshow

News Column, Jan. 5, 2017

The Hightower Report: Why in the World Would Trump Tap Perry to Be Energy Secretary?

From twinkle-toed TV hoofer to in charge of our nuclear arsenal

News Column, Dec. 29, 2016

The Hightower Report: Guess Who Joined Trump’s Barking Carnival Act?

What is it about Rick Perry and the Department of Energy?

News Column, Dec. 22, 2016

The Hightower Report: What Is The “Trump Fix”?

Who is Tom Barrack? And how involved will he be?

News Column, Dec. 15, 2016

The Hightower Report: How Many Working-Class Populists are in Trump’s New Government?

If you're not at the table, you're on the menu

News Column, Dec. 8, 2016

The Hightower Report: The New Founder

Why is Greg Abbott messing with our Constitution?

News Column, Dec. 1, 2016

The Hightower Report: Why We Should Reach Across Borders, Not Close Them

Trump's wall won't keep undocumented immigrants out

News Column, Nov. 23, 2016

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