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Can You Hear the Giant Sucking Sound?

The U.S. call center industry has lost 500,000 jobs over the last six years thanks to corporations like Bank of America, Well Fargo, and T-Mobile outsourcing Americans jobs to foreign countries where they can exploit low-wage workers.

JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's kabuki theater was back on Capitol Hill Tuesday

JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon starred in another dog and pony show on Capitol Hill Tuesday – this time appearing before the House Financial Services Committee. While receiving some tough questions from Democrats on the Committee who aren’t as dependent on Wall Street money, Dimon was once again given a free pass by Republicans who rely on Dimon for campaign cash.

Daily Topics - Tuesday June 19th, 2012

Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE at our new time, 3-6pm Eastern!

Hour One: Republicans find another union to bust / Plus, Romney campaign carnival caravan hits Wisconsin - John Nichols, The Nation Magazine / And, Victory in Tucson AZ! Ben Bosley, Tucson United & Move to Amend

Austerity is losing momentum in Europe

Yes, the Conservative New Democracy Party finished first in the Greek elections Sunday, but it was not a democratic endorsement of the current austerity regime wrecking Europe. Looking at the polls, anti-austerity parties actually nabbed 52% of the vote in Sunday’s elections – and the far-left SYRIZA Party has doubled its share of the vote since May, garnering enough enthusiastic support that it can continue to push the new Greek coaliti

Daily Topics - Monday June 18th, 2012

Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE at our new time, 3-6pm Eastern!

Hour One: Special edition - "Brunch With Bernie" - Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) takes your calls

Hour Two: 40th anniversary of the Watergate break-in - John Dean

Hour Three: LA ok to fund religious schools until other religions showed up

The situation in Greece is still unresolved

The pro-austerity New Democracy party edged out the anti-austerity SYRIZA party in Sunday’s Greek Parliamentary elections. However – New Democracy didn’t pick up enough seats to a have a majority in government and thus must cobble together a coalition government with other parties. But the SYRIZA party – which came in second and is staunchly opposed to more austerity, has rejected calls from New Democracy to form a coalition govern

Daily Topics - Friday June 15th, 2012

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Anything Goes on Townhall Friday

Hour One: Koch Brothers Exposed - Robert Greenwald, Brave New Films, takes your calls

This weekend in Europe it's democracy vs. bankster austerity

The world will be focused on Europe this weekend where voters hit the polls on Sunday to determine the fate of the banksters’ austerity regime. Already – central banks around the world are preparing for a liquidity crisis next week should Greece’s far-left SYRIZA Party, which has pledged to break Greece’s current bailout agreement with the EU, win and investors around the world panic.

Elections will also be held in France, which j

Daily Topics - Thursday June 14th, 2012

Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE at our new time, 3-6pm Eastern!

Hour One: What kind of couples counseling do Obama and Progressives need?

Hour Two: Should unborn babies be tested for 3500 genetic faults? Mark Williams / Plus, Geeky Science - diet sodas may confuse the brain's calorie counters

Hour Three: Get your questions on the economy ready for Dr. Ravi Batri

The United States ranks 88th on the Global Peace Index

According to a new study by the Institute for Economics and Peace – the world is getting more peaceful – but the United States is still a pretty violent place to live. The just released 2010 Global Peace Index ranks the nations of the world based on how peaceful they are – taking into consideration prison populations, political instability, wars, and military expenditures.

Daily Topics - Wednesday June 13th, 2012

Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE at our new time, 3-6pm Eastern!

Hour One: Why Mitt Romney is lying...

Hour Two: New Indiana law allows citizens to shoot police officers - Dr. John Lott, "Debacle"

Hour Three: Fascism...it can happen here

Is President Obama drinking the Thomas Friedman, one world, so-called "Free Trade" Kool-Aid?

Currently – the President is working on a new Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact to open up trading markets with eight Pacific nations. This morning – a critical document outlining new provisions in this trade deal was leaked – revealing the President stands behind giving foreign transnational corporations' unprecedented power to abuse American workers, pollute our environment, and destabilize our markets.

Under the agreem

Daily Topics - Tuesday June 12th, 2012

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Hour One: Abolish all property taxes! / Plus, CEO pay raise vs. employee pension plan - Chuck Whobrey, President-Teamsters Local 215

Florida Governor Rick Scott doubles down on his illegal purge of Democratic voters

You need to know this. Get your lawsuits ready – the state of Florida announced on Monday that it is filing a lawsuit against the Department of Justice to gain access to a federal database of undocumented immigrants so the state can continue its illegal purge of Democratic voters. In response, the Department of Justice said it is suing the state of Florida for violating the Voter Registration Act and the Voting Rights Act by contin

Daily Topics - Monday June 11th, 2012

Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE at our new time, 3-6pm Eastern!

Hour One: The Republicans have plotted treason now... / Plus, worker run cooperative born out of factory shutdown - Armando Robles, President-United Electrical Workers Local 1110

Hour Two: Texas is expanding...how's that abstinence ed working? Heather Cirmo

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Who rejected United States-North Korea peace talks?

There were conflicting reports on Sunday regarding a recent proposal for United States-North Korea peace talks which was allegedly made before North Korea"s recent nuclear test

U.K. Pound Falls As Markets Get Brexit Jitters

Bloomberg said on Monday the pound had sustained its biggest fall against the dollar in 11 months

Clinton: I'll defend Israel but push for 'two-state solution

Hillary Clinton believes both Republican candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz "missed the mark" with their approach to the Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict

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Two Thirds of all Americans would struggle to cover a $1,000 crisis

A new poll shows that two-thirds of all Americans would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis.

According to this poll by the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, this type of crisis spans all incomes.

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