Jim Hightower's Radio Lowdown
By Jim Hightower
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National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, co-editor of the monthly "Hightower Lowdown" and author of "Thieves In High Places: They've Stolen Our Country And It's Time to Take It Back," Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be -- consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks.
||CleanWhat do Scott Walker, Home Depot, Donnie Trump, and the Supreme Court have in Common?||In a mindboggling trick, some magicians levitate themselves. But remember, the key word in “magic trick” is trick. Scott Walker,||29 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDonnie’s no populist, he’s a Trumpist!||The media establishment has erroneously labeled Donald Trump a “populist,” endorsing his absurd assertion that, while he might be a||28 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWho says America doesn’t need unions?||In their ongoing, all-out assault to crush labor unions, corporate forces have fabricated a cultural myth to undermine popular support||22 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat can you possibly buy for 47-cents these days?||For only 47 cents, you can purchase the best bargain in America: A “Forever” postage stamp. Stick it on an||21 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHere’s my plan to stop airlines from gouging us||In one of Stephan Pastis’ “Pearls Before Swine” comic strips, his character, “Rat,” develops a smart phone app that I||15 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy is delivering “Mail by the Pail” important?||Although most of us take it for granted, America’s postal service is an amazing bargain. Buy one 48-cent stamp, and||13 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIt’s greed that fuels this CEO’s “grit”||Heather Bresch regards herself as a self-made corporate success story – a woman who came out of hard-scrabble West Virginia||8 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow can a CEO feel good about being vile?||Corporate price gouging is never nice. But gouging people on the price of medicines they rely on to stay alive||7 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy can’t our economy promote equality and shared prosperity?||You don’t have to be in “Who’s Who” to know what’s what. For example, if a tiny group of Wall||1 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFed up with Wall Street? Do something about it!||Instead of griping about the greedheads of Wall Street and the ripoff financial system they’ve hung around our necks –||30 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|