Jim Hightower is the author of six books, including Thieves in High Places (Viking 2003). A well-known populist and former Texas Commissioner of Agriculture, he currently writes a nationally-syndicated column carried by 75 publications. He also writes a monthly newsletter titled The Hightower Lowdown, and contributes to the Progressive Populist.
NFL Teams Pay Cheerleaders Poverty-Level Wages
Members of some pro-football cheer squads make far less than the federal minimum wage, but their teams aren't budging.
Jim Hightower, Alternet