A Tear-Jerker About the Housing Saga of Some Rich JerksThe “old homeplace” is a classic theme of Americana, expressed in everything from Norman Rockwell paintings to Woody Guthrie’s powerful folk lament, “I…
4
Sure enough, opportunists have rushed into America's local news void, sowing thousands of poisonous "imposter" news sites that churn out lies and…
4
C’mon down! It’s our late-summer County Fair issue of the Lowdown—a mix of Blue Ribbon political/economic/social progress, some hog stuff from corporate…
3
Jeff Bezos Goes to SeaListen now (2 min) | It’s been an all-time record year of runaway wealth for America’s billionaires, with this tiny clique vastly widening the chasm…
3
The Embarrassment of Modern Corporate Managers Listen now (2 min) | What makes a newspaper great? Many say it’s having street-savvy reporters and editors with the integrity to shine the light of…
3
Clueless CEOs Confused By Workers QuittingListen now (2 min) | For more than a year, America’s corporate chieftains have been moaning about “The Great Resignation” – the recent phenomena of…
2
Billionaires Playing Cowboys… At Our ExpenseListen now (2 min) | Jim Hightower's Hightower Lowdown is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support my work, consider becoming a…
2
Assorted nutsListen now (2 min) | Let me say one word to you: Nuts. Now, let me say one name to you: Ted Cruz. They’ve become synonymous, with the Texas lawmaker…
2
Bringing Democracy to the Democratic PartyListen now (2 min) | Jim Hightower's Hightower Lowdown is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support my work, consider becoming a…
2
Welcome To Our Future of “Digital Productivity Monitoring”Listen now (2 min) | For generations, workers have been punished by corporate bosses for watching the clock. But now, the corporate clock is watching…
2
What Do Truckers and Librarians Have In Common?Listen now (2 min) | In the world of work, what two occupations might seem to have the very least in common? How about long-haul truck drivers… and…
1
Good News: Small Groups Can Defeat Corporate GiantsListen now (2 min) | From corporate polluters to political bosses, power elites try to create a myth of inevitability, trying to make workaday people…
1