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The Hartmann Report is an independent daily podcast hosted by award winning, author, radio & TV host Thom Hartmann. Thom’s podcast highlights the bigger picture behind politics, science and culture through discussion and debate. Catch Thom’s live show Monday through Friday noon ET / 9am PT- www.thomhartmann.com.
 
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Journalist Art Cullen joins Thom from Iowa. Why have Republicans ended a 140 year long tradition by kicking reporters out of the statehouse? Will the next Republican candidate for president refuse to take part in presidential debates? What is the right wing strategy here? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice…
 
Does Kirstin Sinema want black people to vote? Like the white supremacists of Thom's youth, they hide their dirty work with phrases like “bipartisanship” and “states’ rights” and their main weapon is the filibuster. Freedom Works are mobilizing their base. We need to mobilize ours. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Priv…
 
Writer and Pastor John Pavlovitz joins Thom for a deep dive on religion and the right. Are the politics of many evangelical Christians actually creating more hate and division in the world, in opposition to Christ's teachings? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-i…
 
Once citizens believe a nation is "a republic but not a democracy", then it’s easier for a strongman to limit majority-rule voting so “only the right people” get to vote-- or have their vote counted. But can Biden and the Democrats prevent Republicans from rigging the game? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Noti…
 
Was the January 6th riot just a small part of a larger plan supported by foreign and domestic oligarchs to end American democracy as we know it? Or will the benefit of hindsight help us to avoid descending into fascism? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.…
 
In America if you kill your spouse you'll end up in prison - but - if you kill millions of people, you can laugh at the law... and buy a new yacht. And Doctor Eric Feigl-Ding joins Thom. Can we believe Republicans who are claiming the danger of Covid has passed? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https:…
 
Professor Richard Wolff speaks on whether America will start to see a crackdown on monopoly? Is our “reality TV” media up to the task of comparing and contrasting the two political parties, and judging the most likely outcomes of the directions they’ve chosen? Have the Trumpians sent religion straight to hell in America? See Privacy Policy at https…
 
White people in the South have repeatedly been suckered into taking the side of oligarchs, once to support the cotton industry and now to prop up fossil fuels and tax breaks for the ultra rich. Most recently they’ve been following a libertine billionaire from New York who manipulated their fears with birtherism and racism while mocking them behind …
 
Ted Cruz Reaches New Level of Pathetic by Begging for Tucker Carlson’s Forgiveness. What the Proud Boys Did After Jan 6, 2021 with reporter for Vice News, Tess Owen. Also DaMareo Cooper from the Center for Popular Democracy Action, on National Effort to Oust Pro-Insurrection Representatives. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and Calif…
 
As Biden told us, we stand at an inflection point of history. The fate of democracy here and around the world is actually hanging in the balance. What happened on 1/6 & how likely is it to happen again? Dr. Steven Chermak, Contributor-START: National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism. Political Reporter-Boston Globe J…
 
The GOP does have a vision for America and beyond, as does the media aligned with them -- If you want to see that vision, look no further than the Eastern European nation of Hungary. Can't You See that the Overthrow of the Entire Planet's “Liberal Order” is their Goal? Is Something Worse Than Trump Coming? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/pr…
 
How should Americans process Jan 6th and what should be done one year after Trump's attempted coup? What are the real stories about that day to be remembered? Also listeners offer tips on family harmony when deciding when to take down holiday decorations and end the festive cheer. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Priva…
 
Editor-in-Chief of True North Research, Lisa Graves opines on how the Koch network hijacked the way on Covid. It is time to hold the climate change perpetrators to account and make them pay. If an arsonist lit your house on fire, in addition to sending him to jail you could also sue his estate for damages - Isn't lighting the planet on fire worse? …
 
Mainstream News outlets are failing to praise Biden the same way they praised Trump, could it have something to do with "Big Money?" Is money the reason that the news is making Biden look bad? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.…
 
How will energy cannibalism affect our economy and drive both inflation and the transition to green energy? Also, does dreaming hold the key to overcoming traumatic memories? Can dreaming help you figure out problems or even learn a new skill? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy…
 
Why Fox News is systematically trying to ruin this country and why Rupert Murdoch is the most dangerous immigrant ever to travel to our shores. If Democracy itself depended on it, could you convince a science denier? Lee McIntyre weighs in on his new book, How to Talk to a Science Denier: Conversations with Flat Earthers, Climate Deniers, and Other…
 
Professor and author Steve Keen joins Thom's 'Conversations With Great Minds' series. Why did Adam Smith and others ignore the role of energy in economics, and how has that led to a dangerous blind spot in our thinking today? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-in…
 
Congress should stand up for what’s right and "legally bribed politicians" isn’t that. It's time to end the bribery & get something done for the people, for a change. Journalist Michelangelo Signorile updates Thom on recent Supreme Court rulings- are our rights at risk? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice a…
 
Thom Hartmann explains the history behind our commervialized experience of Christmas and Santa Claus. Also the ways that conquerors and Republicans have used religion especially Christianity to exploit the public and as a means to their ends. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#…
 
'Historically Large Win': Chile Votes for Socialism over Fascism with Senior Policy Analyst-CEPR and previous Minister of Foreign Affairs - Ecuador Guillaume Long PhD. Democrats Are Upset by Spanish-Language Radio Attacks On Kamala Harris - But - The Lefties Have Largely Ignored the Impact of Conservative Talk Radio On America to Their Peril. See P…
 
Thom Hartmann is joined by investigative journalist and Pulitzer Prize recipient David Cay Johnston on his latest book The Big Cheat: How Donald Trump Fleeced America and Enriched Himself and His Family. A deep dive discussion for the hour. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do…
 
Economist and co-founder of Democracy At Work, Professor Richard Wolff joins Thom to discuss whether the Omicron variation will damage the economy. All the players in the capitalist economy are trying to blame Covid for their own failures. It isn’t Covid, it is bad business. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Not…
 
In these days of dark news from the rise of militarism to a new wave of Covid, there are green shoots: neoliberalism is finally being replaced by social democracy around the world & in America. Is Fox News In the "Schotastic Terrorism" Business Now? There's an article on Daily Kos I want to talk about titled - You Will get Omicron. See Privacy Poli…
 
The West Virginia senator just appeared to kill the Democrats' agenda. Now what? Also in private negotiations, Joe Manchin told colleagues that parents would use the child tax credit money on drugs and other cringe worthy comments. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell…
 
As frustration grows over the continued delay of Biden's Build Back Better Bill, California Representative Ro Khanna joins Thom for a national progressive town hall meeting with listener calls. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.…
 
The GOP has embraced the oligarchic strong-man police-state & the Democratic Party is returning to its progressive & populist roots -- we face a moment of great danger & one of great opportunity. The question is whether the forces arrayed against such change, from corporate media (and social media) to packed courts to cranky billionaires, can be ov…
 
Why are Democrats blocking legislation that most Americans want? Is the billionaire Koch Machine behind it? And Thom checks in with Joe Madison as his hunger strike continues for the voting right bill. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.…
 
As the new variant spreads at least twice as fast as Delta, Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding warns of the coming wave of cases. Also- are we living through an unprecedented wave of anxiety and depression? Lynn Parramore shares her research into a 'second pandemic' of mental health disorder. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy …
 
The Jan 6th conspiracy Is clearer - It was a coup attempt & treason. And, oh, the hypocrisy of Fox-So-Called-News, who were claiming it was Antifa as they were messaging Trump & Meadows to call the insurrectionists off... And, also - Isn't it the ultimate hypocrisy for Mark Meadows to grift on treason & so quickly!? See Privacy Policy at https://ar…
 
Why doesn't the Meadows memo make the front page of newspapers or top TV or web headlines in America? What do you do when the insurrectionists believe their version of America is under threat? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.…
 
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