Who is Jim Hightower?

Cheers! Taken at ABGB in Austin, TX.

TL;DR> National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and New York Times best-selling author, Jim Hightower has spent five (!) decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be – consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.

Hightower’s full bio is here, and you can follow him on Twitter (God help us), Mastodon (because why not), Facebook and Instagram.

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How many 80-year-old Texas radicals do you know?

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Long-time progressive media guy.