The Highroad

Should our natural resources have legal rights?

From the very start of our nation, the most popular forum for debating and shaping our democratic rights was not stately legislative...

What kind of country punishes Good Samaritans?

Let us now contemplate the morality tale of the Good Samaritan. Not the one in the New Testament, but the one out...

Is it a crime to make Made-In-America products in China?

What’s the matter with Donald and The Trumpateers? Why won’t they stand up for the American workers and business owners who make...

What’s the cost of high living?

The rich aren’t merely different from you and me... they’re ridiculous! The über-rich, I mean, the billionaire barons of...

Big Mac’s new Big Data ‘innovation’

The great thing about corporate giants is that they are such amazing business innovators. For example, in the category of “wheel-spinning” innovation...

What’s in Trump’s food-box?

Even Charles Dickens, England’s masterful satirist of the Victorian upper class, couldn’t have imagined elite rulers using a box of food as...

Tax Dodgers Incorporated

Fats Domino sings: “I found my thrill, on Blueberry Hill.” Maybe, but America’s richest corporate powers know precisely where to find their...

Is more technology the answer to too much technology?

We humans have got to get a whole lot smarter, says Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of Tesla automobiles and CEO of...

Who are the serial killers of America’s newspapers?

In a recent two-panel cartoon, a character holds a sign saying: “First they came for the reporters.” In the next panel, his...

Trumponomics: Batman… or Dracula?

Even if a White House report is just a pack of lies, it still can reveal some awful truths. Take the recent forecast by the...

The unnatural disasters pushing farmers off the land

As a farmer told me, “You can still make a small fortune in agriculture, but you have to start with a large fortune.” Farmers tend...

Corporations are playing with our food — and our heads

From kitchen tables worldwide you can hear a chorus of parents chastising their children with the same refrain: “Stop playing with your food.” Children...
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