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Hightower Radio Commentaries are the brainchild of Jim Hightower, a Texan and populist who believes that to move America from greed to greatness, we must fuel the power and the passion of our nation's workaday majority.

Hightower Radio Commentaries are the brainchild of Jim Hightower, a Texan and populist who believes that to move America from greed to greatness, we must fuel the power and the passion of our nation's workaday majority.
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Austin, TX

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Hightower Radio Commentaries are the brainchild of Jim Hightower, a Texan and populist who believes that to move America from greed to greatness, we must fuel the power and the passion of our nation's workaday majority.

Language:

English

Contact:

512-477-5588


Episodes

What’s killing America’s middle class?

1/11/2018
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As the royal triumvirate of Donald Trump, Paul Ryan, and Mitch McConnell continue their perverse quest to turn our America into a gold-plated Trumplandistan for oligarchs, they keep insisting that their blatantly-elitist schemes will magically elevate the middle class and even the poor, delivering a 7-course-dinner to everyone!

Duration: 00:02:09


How America’s middle class rose… and fell

1/9/2018
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From 1776 forward, the "common yeoman" – America's middle class – has been hailed as the virtuous heart and backbone of our nation. How ironic, since it took 150 years before we actually created a broad middle class. Before the 1930s, most Americans were poor, or near poor.

Duration: 00:02:09


AgriCULTURE outsiders tackle powerful agriBUSINESS

1/4/2018
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In the 1980s, when I was Texas Ag commissioner, my staff and I proposed a comprehensive set of state rules to protect farmworkers, public health, our water supplies, and farmers themselves from the life-threatening consequences of toxic pesticides.

Duration: 00:02:09


Why so many Americans hate Trump’s “Tax Reform”

12/7/2017
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The Trump tax plan is not selling well. Indeed, two-thirds of the American people oppose it, and only 16 percent believe it would reduce their tax bill.

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When and where was the first Thanksgiving Feast?

11/23/2017
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Let's talk Turkey! No, not the Butterball sitting in the Oval Office. I'm talking about the real thing, the big bird, 46 million of which we Americans will devour on this Thanksgiving Day.

Duration: 00:02:09


Welcome to the new “Trump Tower” he’s building for you

11/16/2017
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If you've ever been to any of the cities graced with a Trump hotel, casino, resort, etcetera – you know that The Donald splashes his name in giant, gaudy letters across every structure he owns, preferably in gold.

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