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What's More Dangerous Than Fukushima?

From Chernobyl to Three Mile Island to Fukushima, we've seen time and time again the dangers that nuclear power presents. So, if a plant has already had a near disaster, why would anyone want to build ANOTHER nuclear reactor at that same plant? Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear discusses.

How Single-Payer Improves Obamacare

Dr. Robert L. Zarr of Physicians For a National Health Program joins Thom Hartmann. Despite what Republicans think, Obamacare was a good start at fixing out nation's broken healthcare system, but it's not enough. What would a single-payer system do for healthcare in America, and how can we make it a reality?

Full Show 2/9/2015: Republicans Reverse Welfare Program

In tonight’s show, Thom talks about the need for a single-payer health system with Dr. Robert Zarr, President of the Physicians for a National Health Program. Nuclear Waste Watchdog Kevin Kamps talks with Thom about the newly approved nuclear plant bordering Lake Erie and the dangers with increased nuclear energy.

Reverend Sekou joins the program on the six month anniversary of Michael Brown’s death to discuss what’s been done and race relations in America. Leora Tanenbaum talks with Thom about sexual cyber bullying and her new book, "I Am not a Slut: Slut-Shaming in the Age of the Internet.”

Rumble: It’s far worse that Bush and Cheney lied us into Iraq!

Jennifer Kerns, Washington Times / The Blaze & Christy Setzer, New Heights Communications & Shelby Emmett, Project 21 all join Thom Hartmann. Aren't these attacks on Williams from the right a bit disingenuous? Isn't it far worse that Bush and Cheney lied us into Iraq?

Great Minds P2 - David O. Stewart - How Hamilton & Madison Wrote the Federalist Papers

For tonight's Conversations with Great Minds - Thom is joined by award-winning author David O. Stewart. Formerly a trial lawyer here in Washington, D.C. - David is also the president of the Washington Independent Review of Books. He's written a number of books about American history as well a mystery novel and won the 2013 History Prize from the Society of the Cincinnati. David Stewart's new book - "Madison's Gift: Five Partnerships that Built America" - is a fascinating look into the friendships that made James Madison into the revolutionary leader he was.

Great Minds P1 - David O. Stewart - How Madison & Jefferson Transformed Politics?

For tonight's Conversations with Great Minds - Thom is joined by award-winning author David O. Stewart. Formerly a trial lawyer here in Washington, D.C. - David is also the president of the Washington Independent Review of Books. He's written a number of books about American history as well a mystery novel and won the 2013 History Prize from the Society of the Cincinnati. David Stewart's new book - "Madison's Gift: Five Partnerships that Built America" - is a fascinating look into the friendships that made James Madison into the revolutionary leader he was.

Rumble: Why a GOP Senator Became a Democrat Today

Jennifer Kerns, Washington Times / The Blaze & Christy Setzer, New Heights Communications & Shelby Emmett, Project 21 all join Thom Hartmann. Former Republican Mississippi State Senator Tim Johnson has announced that he is switching parties in preparation for a run for Lieutenant Governor. The deciding factor in his decision to switch parties was - check it out…...

Full Show 2/6/2015: Conversation with David O. Stewart

In tonight’s Big Picture Rumble, Thom talks about the real Iraq war lie with Jennifer Kerns, contributor at the Washington Times and The Blaze, progressive strategist and President of New Heights Communications Christy Setzer, and Shelby Emmett, National Advisor Council at Project 21.

Thom rumbles on the DHS funding fight over Pres. Obama’s immigration mandate, Justice Ginsburg’s call to overturn Citizen’s United, Republican State Senator Tim Johnson’s party flip and Republicans “alternative” to Obamacare.

In tonight’s Conversation’s with Great Minds, historian and President of the Washington Independent Review of Books and author of Madison’s Gift: Five Partnerships That Built America, talks about the legacy of President James Madison and his lasting impact on our nation.

Brittany Maynard's Husband Speaks Out On Death w/Dignity

Dan Diaz, Death With Dignity Advocate/Compassion and Choices is in tonight. A majority of Americans say that terminally ill individuals should have the choice to end their lives with dignity. So why are so many lawmakers opposed to legalizing the practice?

Why Do We Need Black History Month?

Professor Clarence Lusane, American University/The Black History of the White House joins Thom. February is Black History Month - which means that schools all across America will be teaching lessons about civil rights icons and slavery among other things. But what's the real meaning behind Black History Month - and how can we use it to start a dialogue on race relations in America?

Geeky Science: Why 1 minute of exercise beats 30!

How many times do you exercise per week? Once? Twice? Everyday? You may only need 60 seconds…check it out.

The Good - The Bad - and the Very Very Pygophilously Ugly

Today’s bad is just about the creepiest thing Thom ever heard a politician say.

FOX News Is The PR Department for ISIS

Earlier this week - Fox News made the decision to air the gruesome unedited video of a Jordanian pilot being burned alive by ISIS. In making that decision - Fox News became ISIS' new best friend.

The Secret Saudi Connection to 9/11

Robert Parry, Consortium News / America's Stolen Narrative comes on The Big Picture. Saudi Arabia says it had no role in the 9/11 attacks that killed 3,000 Americans - but new allegations from a former Al-Qaeda operative are casting doubts on that claim. More on those allegations…

What’s Really Going On In Global Oil Markets?

America's Lawyer Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio, joins Thom. This isn’t the first time oil prices have dropped drastically - but what’s interesting about oil’s free fall this time around is that it’s happening at a time when there’s rampant instability in the Middle East - something that’s usually associated with higher prices. So what’s really going on in global oil markets? And how is it connected to the rise of fracking here in the United States?

Will The Corporate Media Stand Against Trump's Attacks?

Until Friday, the anti-media rhetoric coming out of the Trump administration had been just that - rhetoric.

But Friday afternoon, it turned into action. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer blocked reporters from a number of news outlets from attending a briefing at his office.

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