Ordinary People / Sand Spring Steel Workers

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 4/1/93 Bookmark and Share

Ralph Waldo Emerson said about Americans: "Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail." He's right...and both the failing and the rising are simultaneously taking place in our country today. The... [read more]

Job Export Subsidies / ACME Boot

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/31/93 Bookmark and Share

James Cash Penney -- yes, the founder of J.C. Penney's -- believed in doing unto employees as you would have them do unto you. "Golden Rule principles, "he said, are just as necessary for operating a business profitably as... [read more]

Alternative Library

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/30/93 Bookmark and Share

In today's world of military adventures, runaway corporations, consumer ripoffs, and other things that go "bump" in our national night...it's good to try to keep up with what's really going on. But there's the problem, of course: How to... [read more]

Kid - Ads

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 3/25/93 Bookmark and Share

Advertising's been described as the art of diverting human intelligence long enough to get money from it. Now, coming to you courtesy of commercial radio all across the country, I'm no stranger to the benefits of advertising. Try this out:... [read more]

Polluting the Poor

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 3/24/93 Bookmark and Share

Woody Allen said, "Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons."
And for health reasons, too, Woody.
That's because things like toxic waste dumps and chemical plants seem to have a special affinity for poor neighborhoods ... along... [read more]

WOW : NY Waste - Incinerator Battle

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/23/93 Bookmark and Share

I think America's such a great country because, right from the start, it was settled by people who didn't like taking crap from the established authorities.
Am I talking about you?
Sure we've got our Ruling Establishment, too -- our... [read more]