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.
Mark Pocan, Katie Fahey, Thom Hartmann
A focus on Mexico today, and Trump's idea of foreign relations with investigative reporter Greg Palast, fresh back from fact-checking on the ground in Mexico, and brilliant activist Lauria Wallach, with all the details on the Trump's attempt at a new NAFTA.
Professor of politics and middle east expert Dr. Trita Parsi joins Thom to consider the possibility that Trump has faked attacks on oil tankers to provoke and justify war with Iran. ~~~ Thom reads from 'State of Confusion: Political Manipulation and the Assualt on the American Mind' by Dr. Bryant Welch. ~~~ Thom compares 'swing campaigns' where candidates reach out to 'the middle' against 'base campaigns' where politicians appe... Read more
Bob Ney, Thom Hartmann
Why has Trump still not paid cities for police protection of his campaign rallies in 2016? What does Trump owe foreign nationals for helping his campaign? And Bernie Sanders joins Thom to discuss his latest push towards legally protecting American's economic freedoms and rights. ~~~ Thom on America's growing division as the Republican and Democratic majority states move in radically different directions. ~~~ Michael in California w... Read more
Bob Ney, Thom Hartmann
Mark Pocan, Bob Ney, Thom Hartmann
When establishment Dems like Hillary Clinton start sounding the alarm about Fascism - is it time to be very worried? ~~~ And then, in an in-depth interview Social Security warrior Alex Lawson clearly describes what is at stake should we lose social insurance to the many underhanded and relentless attacks by the conservatives on behalf of the rich. ~~~ Thom reads from 'Drugs, Money, and Secret Handshakes: The Unstoppable Gr... Read more
Bob Barr continues to ignore legal orders by congress and the courts- what to do?- and meanwhile, Ro Khanna with what congress -is- doing... and even more meanwhile, as the earth slowly heats up, a new movie on HBO (that has Thom in it!) tells the story of climate change in 2019.
William vanden Heuvel, Julio Rivera, Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap, Luke Vargas, Thom Hartmann
Alex Shephard, Bob Ney, Jefferson Smith
Victoria Jones, Bob Ney, Thom Hartmann
Dahr Jamail, Suzanne York, Stephanie Felstein, Thom Hartmann
Thom says Trump will run on immigration and trade policies that appeal to his working class base- better get ready!
Greg Palast, Bob Ney, Thom Hartmann