Daily Topics - Monday July 25th, 2011

Daily Topics - Monday July 25th, 2011

The Big Picture "On Air" Questions or Comments for Thom?

Hour One: The Republican right wing debt ceiling circus... / Plus, a Republican candidate who's fighting corporate power - Gov. Buddy Roemer

Hour Two: Massacre in Norway...could it happen here? Frank Schaeffer, "Crazy for God"

Hour Two: Cut, Cap and Balance-What Would Reagan Do? Bill Pascoe

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renazantz 3 years 17 weeks ago
#1

What happened to the person you were talking to, about the cold war and budget? (3rd hour)

The world we're leaving for today's teens...

Without immediate global action on climate change, today's teenagers will be forced to live with the consequences of our inaction. The World Bank has issued their third report of climate change, and it says that global temperatures could rise by as much as 4 degrees Celsius by the time today's teens hit their 80th birthday.

From Screwed:
"Hartmann speaks with the straight talking clarity and brilliance of a modern day Tom Paine as he exposes the intentional and systematic destruction of America’s middle class by an alliance of political con artists and outlines a program to restore it. This is Hartmann at his best. Essential reading for those interested in restoring the institution that made America the envy of the world."
David C. Korten, author of The Great Turning and When Corporations Rule the World
From The Thom Hartmann Reader:
"Right through the worst of the Bush years and into the present, Thom Hartmann has been one of the very few voices constantly willing to tell the truth. Rank him up there with Jon Stewart, Bill Moyers, and Paul Krugman for having the sheer persistent courage of his convictions."
Bill McKibben, author of Eaarth
From Unequal Protection, 2nd Edition:
"Hartmann combines a remarkable piece of historical research with a brilliant literary style to tell the grand story of corporate corruption and its consequences for society with the force and readability of a great novel."
David C. Korten, author of When Corporations Rule the World and Agenda for A New Economy