Politics, Fat Cats & Dead Armadillos
In late nineteenth-century America a broad-based populist movement rose in response to economic inequality, political corruption and corporate greed. The movement had a wide impact and sparked a number of reforms and innovations. Today, in what some see as comparable conditions, there are once again populist stirrings in the country.
Jim Hightower is a national radio commentator, writer and public speaker. He is noted for his biting wit. His daily radio commentaries are carried on many stations. The Hightower Lowdown is his award-winning newsletter. He is the author of Thieves in High Places and Swim Against the Current.