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Jim Hightower: August 2010

The poor on Wall Street and Capitol Hill.by Jim Hightower

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Jim Hightower: March 2010

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Jim Hightower — Greed trophy up for grabs

By gollies, the top executives of health insurance corporations are not giving up without a fight! To paraphrase every high school football coach who ever lived, “When the going ge …

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Jim Hightower: The Supreme Coup

Say what? Corporations should get more power over our elected officials?by Jim Hightower Despite 234 years of progress toward the American ideal of equality for all, we still have …

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Jim Hightower: Selling a City’s Soul — for Chicken Scratch

Fire hydrants deserve more respect. They are utilitarian and ubiquitous icons of America’s urban landscape, yet they’re rarely noticed by anyone but dogs — who give them no respect …

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Jim Hightower — Six things to do in 2011

In my travels, I’ve heard many cries of despair from you good folks about the timorous Obama presidency. On issue after issue, it’s been go-slow and don’t-rock-the-corporate boat. …

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Jim Hightower: Congress ethics rules undermined by weasels

Scientifically speaking, the weasel is in the mustelidae family, but it is not the only burrowing rodent of its genus. There’s also the mustela congressa lobbyista, which is that m …

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Jim Hightower: The worthiness of banker charity

Hustler of high finance reframes the story of big banks’ thievery as “a virtuous cycle.”by Jim Hightower “Repent,” the preacher cried out, startling those who heard him. This was n …

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Jim Hightower: Real Recovery Is Easy to Spell: J-O-B-S

The recession is over! The economy is growing! The Dow Jones is above 10,000! Bankers are pocketing profits and fat bonuses! Happy days are here again! Unless, of course, you’re ju …

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Jim Hightower: When the bullies cry

Where are those lawsuit abuse groups when you need them?  And: A happy ending for Rock Art Brewery.by Jim Hightower Chances are you’ve seen ads, letters to the editor, op-ed pieces …

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Jim Hightower: Goofing Up Healthcare Reform

America’s shouting match over health care reform has turned completely goofy.by Jim Hightower   America’s shouting match over health care reform has turned completely goofy — and …

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Jim Hightower: A “Smart Choice” That Isn’t

The “Smart Choice” that isn’t.by Jim Hightower Smart is the new cool thing. There’s a smart car, cities tout smart growth, and you can buy a smart refrigerator. Now comes another b …

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