Jim Hightower

Jim Hightower

Jim Hightower

Jim Hightower is a spirited and funny writer who proudly brings the world his powerful populist viewpoint. With his column, Hightower challenges the media with a viewpoint that isn't the norm leading to his popularity among readers to rise.

Learn more about Hightower in hisĀ bio.

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How Do the Rich Become Uber-Rich? Jan 22, 2020

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Doing the Tax-Dodge Tap Dance Jan 15, 2020

Sen. Russell Long, the powerful Senate Finance Committee chair from 1966 to 1981 from the great stat... Read More

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What's the Charitable Thing to Do About Inequality? Jan 08, 2020

Our society has coined expressions like "philanthropist" and "season of giving" to encourage and hai... Read More

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What If You Were to Own Your Own Power Company? Jan 01, 2020

About 40 years ago, a right-wing codger named Eddie Chiles became a momentary political celebrity in... Read More