How Inequality HappensListen now (2 min) | High-dollar corporate executives and Wall Street bankers keep telling us that it’s lonely at the top. Well, they should try toiling at the bottom of America’s pay scale. The radical rise of inequality…
I saw this go by on Twitter, and boy, does artist Steve Sack nail it or what?Jim Hightower's Lowdown is a reader-supported publication. To receive new…
Singing The Hard-Hit Wall Street Worker BluesListen now (2 min) | I don’t usually cover sob stories, but this one is so touching it might make you cry. Or throw up. It’s about some workers who…
Here’s A Wild Idea That’s Taking RootListen now (2 min) | Growing up, I absorbed a lot of values from my Ol’ Texas Daddy – a strong commitment to the Common Good, a healthy work ethic, and…
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Democrats have actually decided that the smart thing to do is just kiss-off entire swaths of the country--especially the farm counties and factory towns…
Is Your Lush, Green Lawn Killing Mother Nature?Listen now (2 min) | Sometimes, little things can be a big deal. For example, in considering ways to help protect Mother Earth from global environmental…
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Let’s Admit It: The Supreme Court is Corrupt and CluelessListen now (2 min) | As many of its own members privately admit, Congress has become a pay-to-play lawmaking casino – closed to commoners, but offering…
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