Bread And Roses Cafe

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 3/8/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower talking about a restaurant that serves an exclusive clientele: people without money -- a restaurant for the unemployed and the homeless.

Now, Bread & Roses is not a soup line. No, you.'ve got to make reservations to... [read more]


Shell No - Pest Strip

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 3/5/93 Bookmark and Share

Shell Chemical had to take its "No-Pest-Strip" off the market back in '79 because . . . well, there was that unfortunate incident of the young man dying. Shell settled out-of-court with that family, but the Environmental Protection Agency... [read more]


Diamond - Walnut

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 3/4/93 Bookmark and Share

The phrase "The Lion's Share" comes from a folk tale about a lion who eats more than his share of an antelope other animals had killed. But the lion's share was not merely most of the meal--he ate the WHOLE... [read more]


NAFTA: Amerimex Fund

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

Jim Hightower saying, apologists for NAFTA keep claiming that their treaty's not an attempt to steal jobs from U.S. families.

Sure. And Bonnie and Clyde were just going from bank to bank, hunting the best rates on premature withdrawals, don't... [read more]


Sinatra : Creative Punishment

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/2/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower talking about the pure-dee ingenuity of Bruce Janu -- high school history teacher in the Chicago area.

The problem? How do you punish students who're simply acting-up or goofing-off? How to punish 'em in a way that... [read more]


Jim Crawford

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 3/2/93 Bookmark and Share

Jim Hightower, talking about Jim Crawford and his organic farm.

Now, this guy's no balloon-flying ex-hippie who thinks organic farming is a celestial experience. His is not an organic "plot" either--it's 900 acres of corn and cotton.

Five years ago,... [read more]