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  • Are the days of a free and open internet over?

    There’s a backlash underway against supporters of the Stop Online Privacy Act – known as SOPA.

    The legislation – which is currently stalled in Congress until next month – would give the federal government – working with major entertainment industries – the power to take down websites that may be displaying copyrighted material.

  • Daily Topics - Wednesday December 28th, 2011

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  • The world is clearly different now, post-Fukushima

    Scientists are trying to figure why scores of seals have washed ashore in Alaska this year either dead or suffering from a mysterious disease. The seals have lesions, irritated skin, and hair loss – often symptoms of radiation poisoning - and scientists worry it might have come from the Fukushima plant in Japan. So far – there’s been no sign of elevated radiation in the waters in the Pacific Northwest - although the US g

  • Daily Topics - Tuesday December 28th, 2011

    Your Donations Matter! Get a signed copy of The Thom Hartmann Reader for a donation of $250 or more to the Salem Hunter School & help send a child in need to The Hunter School Summer Program. At Hunter children in need discover that they are competent, talented, valued and are important contributors to our world. Your donation will help to ensure that our work at Hunter continues. If you can't afford $250 - anything helps.Please Help & Donate Now.

  • Thom Hartmann Groped Over Christmas Holiday

    While Louise and I said "No" to the Chertoff Porno X-Ray Scanners this past weekend - and so were punished by waiting and getting groped - the TSA’s "security theater" has hit the road. TSA Security teams are now roaming the country setting up shop at other transportation depots besides airports. Over 9,300 unannounced checkpoints were set up this year at places like train stations, subways, ferries, and other mass

  • Daily Topics - Thursday December 22nd, 2011

    Your Donations Matter! Get a signed copy of The Thom Hartmann Reader for a donation of $250 or more to the Salem Hunter School & help send a child in need to The Hunter School Summer Program. At Hunter children in need discover that they are competent, talented, valued and are important contributors to our world. Your donation will help to ensure that our work at Hunter continues. If you can't afford $250 - anything helps. Please Help & Donate Now.

  • Is it good to be rich?

    When a poor guy robs a rich guy, he goes to prison. But when the mostly-white rich guys screw over poor minorities – no one goes to jail. Bailed out Bank of America will pay a $335 million "settlement" to the federal government – after it was found that a subsidiary of the bank – Countrywide Financial, “systemically discriminated against minority home-buyers at the peak of the U.S.

  • John Boehner and his Tea Party zombies played the Grinch yesterday

    Congress is now taking their payroll tax cut fight to the media. Speaker of the House John Boehner and his Tea Party zombies played the Grinch yesterday – refusing to even hold a vote on the Senate’s payroll tax cut extension bill – meaning in just 10 days – taxes will go up on 160 million Americans. You can call it the Tea Party Tax Increase. House Republicans left town last night to head home for the holida

  • Daily Topics - Wednesday December 21st, 2011

    Your Donations Matter! Get a signed copy of The Thom Hartmann Reader for a donation of $250 or more to the Salem Hunter School & help send a child in need to The Hunter School Summer Program. At Hunter children in need discover that they are competent, talented, valued and are important contributors to our world. Your donation will help to ensure that our work at Hunter continues. If you can't afford $250 - anything helps. Please Help & Donate Now.

  • Daily Topics - Tuesday December 20th, 2011

    Your Donations Matter! Get a signed copy of The Thom Hartmann Reader for a donation of $250 or more to the Salem Hunter School & help send a child in need to The Hunter School Summer Program. At Hunter children in need discover that they are competent, talented, valued and are important contributors to our world. Your donation will help to ensure that our work at Hunter continues. If you can't afford $250 - anything helps.

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