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Jim Hightower | US Populist Movement Is on the Rise

WHAT IT [POPULISM] IS: For some 238 years, it has been the chief political impulse in America’s body politick — determinedly democratic, vigilantly resistant to the oppressive power of corporations and Wall Street, committed to grassroots percolate-up economics, and firmly rooted in my old daddy’s concept of “Everybodyness,” recognizing that we’re all in this together. […]

Evergreene Digest: Jim Hightower | The Absurdly Dangerous Militarization of America’s Police

Police departments across the U.S. have a growing collection of toys used by the army. Are the good people of Bastrop facing some imminent terrorist threat that warrants military equipment? Swat-Team Nation Jim Hightower, Other Words <http://otherwords.org&gt; Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from […]

Jim Hightower> Repeal the Patriot Act

 “We the People have now learned that all three branches of government have furtively conspired for seven years to violate our privacy—so, no, we don’t trust any of them.”  Jim Hightower  Published: Wednesday 19 June 2013  NationofChange.org It’s back. The Patriot Act — that grotesque, ever-mutating, hydra-headed monstrosity from the Bush-Cheney Little Shop of Horrors […]

Jim Hightower> The Mass Media Favorites Fall Out of Favor

The Mass Media Favorites Fall Out of Favor The honchos of America’s establishment media are quick to blame such external causes as the Internet for their problems, but if they looked internally, they might notice that they’re damn near eaten-up with a bad case of conventional wisdomitis. By Jim Hightower  Wednesday 12 December 2012 NationofChange.org […]

Speak truth to power, by Jim Hightower

Speak truth to power BY JIM HIGHTOWER    Southside Pride Imagine if a couple of national leaders dared to stand up to the corporate powers that have taken control of government. Imagine if one of them came right out and said, “I [am] fed up of living in a country ruled by lies, cynicism and […]

Jim Hightower’s Lowdown on the Koch Brothers

Jim Hightower‘s Lowdown on the Koch Brothers by Polly Mann              May 2011 WAMM Newsletter   That’s Charles and David Koch of New York City and Wichita, Kansas, respectively. Manhattan residents should be accustomed to billionaires, even those worth $21.5 billion each, as David and his brother are. But what do […]