How we might save the American republic- lessons from the fall of Roman democracy with author Edward J. Watts- but first a look at our imperialist meddling in Venezuela and Russian meddling in our country!
Thom hears from listeners from right across the nation, big city and small town, on their current thoughts and feelings about which candidate they think would be great. Thom keeps it positive, no circular firing squad. ----- Thom continues with the Democratic candidate straw poll. ------ Thom hears more from many different listeners on their current pick for Democratic nominee. ------ Thom rounds out the hour hearing from listeners... Read more
The shocking moves by Republicans in Alabama that intend to set up a Supreme Court case that could possibly outlaw abortion provide the backdrop for a deep conversation between guest host Jefferson Smith and deeply worried callers on the cultural divide between red and blue states.
Donald Trump could win the 2020 Election through his trade policies and to make it worse, Donald Trump is going about trade in a way that will hurt the economy and Americans in the long run. Can Progressives bring protectionist trade policies back to the left before Donald Trump starts another term as president? ~~~ Thom reads from 'Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism' by Kristen Ghodsee. ~~~ Does property have a dictatorsh... Read more
As Trump's crew is spoiling for war with Iran, the very trustworthy Saudis claim their ships were attacked out in the Gulf- where is this going?- plus- Congressman Pocan defends the House's moves so far on impeachment.
Climate change may have already done enough damage to the earth that whatever we do now to stop it, may be too little, according to author Guy McPherson- Thom and his callers respond, and then- activist Paul Gunter on the dangers of nuclear power plants.
Thom powerfully lays out the specifics on Trump's history as a grifter who is running Americas finances as an extension of his schemes, and guests Paul S. Ryan, Bob Ney, and David Cay Johnston cement the case.
As the concrete evidence of grifter Trump's money laundering, tax cheats, etc pile up, Thom challenges conservative activist Julio Rivera to defend his president- and speaking of corruption, Thom reads from the Mueller report.
As Trump moves a battle group close to Iran to defend our 'interests', will this wannabe Imperial President use war to distract from his crimes?- chickenhawk John Bolton has done it all before.
Rep. Ro Khanna, Luke Vargas, Thom Hartmann
Bernie Sanders Richard Wolff, Richard Painter, Luke Vargas, Thom Hartmann
Greg Palast, Mark Pocan, Ellen Rattner, Thom Hartmann
Luke Vargas, Thom Hartmann
Author Peter Daou on fighting the billionaire's right-wing media propaganda system- +Thom reads Mueller- + declining teacher pay + Ollie North v. LaPierre inside the NRA.
Dr. Trita Parasi , Richard Wolff, Thom Hartmann
Author Alan Lichtman makes 'The Case for Impeachment', Thom explains the three powers Congress has to compel testimony, and listeners add their insights.
Joe Biden throws his hat in the ring, and immediately meets with Comcast and insurance company executives- Thom takes the pulse of his Progressive callers- is Biden our man for 2020?
From census manipulation to the aspirations of House Hispanic Democrats, how are the candidates, parties, and voters positioning themselves for 2020?
Thom takes a look at the recent televised town halls of Democratic candidates- and considers their surprising statements. Who supports advancing toward an impeachment posture of our obstructionist head of state. And why is the media is not taking a more serious stance on Trump's disregard of Congressional subpoenas? ---------- Talk Media News' Luke Vargas just watched America water down a U.N. resolution against rape during times o... Read more
Should House Democrats pursue impeachment or censure?- plus an analysis of Trump's twisted mind- is it leading us towards a horrific war with Iran?