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Today begins The US Supreme Court hearings on the constitutionality of Obamacare

Today kicks off three straight days of oral arguments before the Supreme Court over the constitutionality of Obamacare. If the court ends up siding with the right-wing state Attorneys General who are in the pocket of the for-profit health insurance industry, then 50 million Americans will lose access to healthcare.

Not to mention – 17 million children will be denied insurance coverage because of pre-existing conditions –

Daily Topics - Monday March 26th, 2012

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

Daily Topics - Friday March 23rd, 2012

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

Anything Goes on Townhall Friday

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

Hour Two: "Koch Brothers Exposed" - Robert Greenwald, Brave New Films

Brazil arrests 17 Chevron Oil Executives for "Environmental Crimes"

Brazil is going to great lengths to protect its commons. Seventeen executives, including American citizens, working with Chevron and oil rig contractor Transocean have been charged with crimes against the environment in Brazil after an oil spill off the coast poured about three thousand barrels of oil into Brazilian waters last November. If found guilty – the corporate executives could face up to 31 years in prison.

Daily Topics - Thursday March 22nd, 2012

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

Hour One: Joe Madison (The Joe Madison Show) - live from Florida with the latest on Trayvon Martin

Hour Two: Fired for being a creationist...is this ok? John G. West, PhD-Discovery Institute / Plus, Geeky Science - Does being bilingual make you smarter?

“Too big to fail” is bigger than ever!

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is out with its annual report on America’s banking industry – and the numbers are shocking. Currently – only 5 banks control more than half of all the industry’s assets. That’s right – the top 5 banks in America own 52% of all the wealth in the finance sector. To put that in perspective – in 1970 – the top 5 banks controlled only 17% of the industry’s assets. Not only that – the total wea

Daily Topics - Wednesday March 21st, 2012

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

Hour One: What is the nature of community?

Hour Two: Bomb Iran...Romney wins

American Women are screwed

Putting aside the Republican's war on women for a moment – a new report from the National Women’s Law Center reveals that health insurance companies are charging women in American an extra billion dollars annually, and it's just good old fashioned gender discrimination. The report finds that the practice of for-profit health insurers charging women more than men for identical coverage is widespread – and states are doing little to stop the

Daily Topics - Tuesday March 20th, 2012

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

Hour One: The American Dream is only made possible by "Big Government" / Plus, Ryan budget plan - Nancy Altman, Social Security Works

Hour Two: Nader Proposes $10 Minimum Wage - wouldn't this help the economy? Trey Kovacs, Competitive Enterprise Institute

The Republican vision of America is one in which 99% of us are condemned to be feudal serfs

Republicans in Congress unveiled their vision for America today – and if they succeed, the 99% of us are condemned to live like serfs. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, himself a multimillionaire, released his blueprint budget for fiscal year 2013 – which includes massive cuts to food stamps, student loans, Medicaid, and Social Security. The budget also dismantles Medicare as we know it – transforming an insurance progr

Daily Topics - Monday March 19th, 2012

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

Hour One: Privatized libraries?! Seton Motley, Less Government

Hour Two: The 1% vs the 99% - why OWS will never go away

Hour Three: The most conservative congress ever! Professor George Lakoff

Occupy Wall Street....We're Back!

Hundreds of demonstrators returned to Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan on Saturday to celebrate the six-month anniversary of the movement. But as the sun went down, the peaceful crowd was once again broken up by NYPD officers. In all – 74 people were arrested, and there were widespread allegations of police brutality against peaceful demonstrators. One woman was taken to the hospital after appearing to suffer a seizure.

Without the government protecting us from industry....

The largest online protest in the history of the Internet may have derailed SOPA and PIPA earlier this year – but major entertainment corporations like the Recording Industry Association of America and the Motion Picture Association of America are still coming after you. With the help of Internet Service Providers like Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T – tabs are being kept right now on people who are sharing copyrighted material online.

Daily Topics - Friday March 16th, 2012

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

Anything Goes on Townhall Friday!

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

Hour Two: Speculating on rising gas prices - Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT, at large)

Daily Topics - Thursday March 15th, 2012

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

Hour One: Are pharmaceutical patents killing people? John Manuelian, Manuelian Law Firm

Hour Two: The Divided Republican Party...Eisenhower Republicans, take back your party! / Plus, Geeky Science - Can Carbon Dioxide make you fat?

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Grim News - CO2 Concentration Teetering On Point Of No Return

We start at Cape Grim in Australia - where an atmospheric measuring station is picking up atmospheric CO2 levels that are on the verge of breaking 400 parts per million for the first time in human history.

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