Get the Lowdown on the new Hightower Radio schedule

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 4/4/16 Bookmark and Share

Today, please allow me to have a personal moment with you regular listeners to my Hightower Radio commentaries.

For nearly 25 years now, I've proudly been "radioactive"! I don't mean contaminated... [read more]

How do coal barons get away with murder?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/12/16 Bookmark and Share

Coal mining is a filthy business.

Literally. Miners not only get covered in the soot of their trade, but also suffer the suffocating death called "black lung." The industry explodes mountaintops,... [read more]

How Donnie Trump saved America

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/10/16 Bookmark and Share

Is this really happening? Is Donnie Trump really going to be the Republican Party's nominee? More preposterous, try saying this: President Donnie Trump. Surely not. I was in Washington recently and went to the Lincoln... [read more]

Parsing the PR lies of Goldman Sachs

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 5/5/16 Bookmark and Share

CorporateSpeak is an inane language that conveys seriousness without any sincerity.

Consider this example from Goldman Sachs: "We are pleased to put these legacy matters behind us. Since the financial crisis,... [read more]

Guess who is the biggest player in offshore bank scams?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 5/3/16 Bookmark and Share

The "Panama Papers" reveal a global web of the superrich hiding their wealth and nefarious deals in shell corporations set up by Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm.

Interestingly, though,... [read more]

Why Bernie will, should, and must stay in the race

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/28/16 Bookmark and Share

Surprisingly, this week's prize for Stupidest Political Comment in the presidential race doesn't go to Donnie Trump or Ted Cruz.

Rather, that honor goes to the clueless cognoscenti of conventional political wisdom. They've made... [read more]