Will Trump's poor treatment of women hurt him at the polls in 2020? Thom's female callers chime in on the heinousness of Trump's racism and misogyny. - Thom reads from 'Can We All be Feminists?', a collection of essays. - Will Trump's coverups, crimes, racism, and misogyny something Trump will get through and be re-elected in 2020? Will Republicans peel off supporting him? - Thom reads from his book 'Threshold: The Progressive Plan... Read more
Will Trump's new radicalized version of Nixon's southern strategy win him the White House, or will Trump's racism finally backfire on the Republican party? Is 'the squad' the perfect foil to make Trump into the Great White Hero? Thom's callers put in their two cents... and are social media amplifying racist views? Will a "gevald" campaign get Republicans elected in 2020? ~~~ Thom considers what the impact of sweeping some U.S. citi... Read more
How Has the Right Wing Takeover of the GOP and the Media Changed America?
Adam Greene, Ghazala Salam, Laurie Wallach, Bob Ney Thom Hartmann
Progressive activists who are fighting at every level for true 'Justice For All'!
s Democrats need to make an argument based on labor to reach working class Americans on immigration- if they can't do that soon it will bite us in the butt. Is it time to start arresting employers?
Congressman Mark Pocan answers listener calls on impeachment, raising minimum wage and traveling to inspect the imprisoned children at US facilities - Talk Media News correspondent Luke Vargas reports on tensions with Iran. - Epstein revelations increase scrutiny of Trump's immoral treatment of women, with a new rumor of a past rape charge. Leaving danger and drought, wouldn't any parent face the refugee risks to save their childre... Read more
Memories of Ross Perot... but why does corporate media avoid talking about Perot's opposition to NAFTA? - Perot and billionaires who become politicians. - Environmentalist Michael Mann brings staggering news of climate change tipping points as Anchorage, Alaska reaches 90 degrees for the first time in recorded history. - Paul Gunter of Beyond Nuclear joins Thom for a broad update on the state of nuclear energy and weaponry around t... Read more
Thom considers the history of crises leading to change by American Progressive movements. ~~~ Renard Loke of the Independent Media Institute joins Thom to discuss his article 'How Indigenous Peoples Won a Landmark Victory Protecting the Amazon'. ~~~ Vice Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus Ro Khanna joins Thom and his callers to fact check what is happening in Congress as negotiations around the biennial defense spendin... Read more
Thom argues that going vegan is the number one thing you can do to reduce your carbon impact and environmental pollution -a fascinating discussion ~~~ And then, Thom engages George DiCaprio, who has made a new HBO climate change film including many deep thinkers including Thom. ~~~ Talk Media News' Luke Vargas on the new United Nation's report on the future impact of sea level rise.~~~ The deep discussion of veganism and clima... Read more
Luke Vargas, Thom Hartmann
Mark Pocan, Bob Ney, Thom Hartmann
Life expectancy, fertility, and income all in steep decline for the bottom portion of our nation- and public and private debts are at record highs- if the economy crashes for everyone, do you think we will we turn to the fascist right or the Progressive left? - Trump returns from hob-nobbing with dictators at the G20. - Trump breaks his promises on student loans and health care, increasing the cost of living for average people, whi... Read more
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Justin Frank, Thom Hartmann
Jim Allen, Thom Hartmann
The fascist right is ascendant, is it time for 'FDR Democrats' to fight for what is truly mainstream in America? Today, a focused big picture discussion on the struggle between one party that wants to govern well and the other party that really just wants money and power for their buddies... how do we communicate that difference to the public?
Are we on the verge of a generational turning? Tom's callers reflect on the fact our nation is running concentration camps, seemingly forgetting the lessons of our past. And likewise, could we be on the verge of a new world war?
Doug Christian, Thom Hartmann
The surprising (or not) parallels between presidents Trump and Nixon. The two presidents share a lot in common, including their secrets and even personal ties. Is that why Donald Trump is protecting Nixon's legacy? Author Lamar Waldron shares his deep research.