Daily Topics - Thursday January 6th, 2011

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Truthout is proud to bring you an exclusive series from America's No. 1 progressive radio host, Thom Hartmann. We'll be publishing weekly installments of Hartmann's acclaimed new book, "Rebooting the American Dream: 11 Ways to Rebuild Our Country." We invite Truthout readers to join us as, chapter by chapter, we explore these groundbreaking ideas for national transformation.

Hour One: Is Daryl Issa offering democracy up to the highest bidder? Rick Jacobs of the Courage Campaign will be here - http://issaexposed.couragecampaign.org

Hour Two: Will health care be available only to the wealthy in America soon? Thom confronts Brian Blase of the Heritage Foundation - www.heritage.org; Plus, Geeky Science Rocks - Birds don't do it, bees don't do it...so why do we?

Hour Three: Today is the 70th Anniversary of FDR's Four Freedoms Speech - Author/History Professor Harvey Kaye will be here - www.uwgb.edu/scd/kaye.htm

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Who Should an Economy Serve?

The top one percent own half of all the world's assets. In stark contrast, the bottom fifty percent of the world owns less than one percent. According to the 2014 Global Wealth Report from Credit Suisse, global inequality has surged since the 2008 financial collapse. The report explains that while global wealth has more than doubled since the year 2000, the vast majority of overall growth has gone to those who were already wealthy.

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