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Jim Hightower

Jim Hightower

National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow, 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.

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Jim Hightower

Jim Hightower

National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the book, Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow, 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.

Other articles by this author

The Unanswered Question in Afghanistan Is, Why?

By Jim Hightower, Truthout | Op-Ed

Perry's Prayer-Palooza

By Jim Hightower, OtherWords | Op-Ed

Perry Is Peddling Texas Snake Oil

By Jim Hightower, Truthout | Op-Ed

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By Jim Hightower, Truthout | Op-Ed

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By Jim Hightower, OtherWords | Op-Ed

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By Jim Hightower, Truthout | Op-Ed

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By Jim Hightower, Truthout | Op-Ed

What's Inside Big Oil's Head?

By Jim Hightower, Truthout | Op-Ed

Helping the Neediest Among Us

By Jim Hightower, Truthout | Op-Ed

GOP House Chooses Big Oil Over Granny

By Jim Hightower, Truthout | Op-Ed

Wall Street Tames Washington

By Jim Hightower, Truthout | Op-Ed

A Morally Untenable Corporate System

By Jim Hightower, Truthout | Op-Ed

Two Unreasonable Women

By Jim Hightower, Truthout | Op-Ed

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