- Sep. 28, 2015 4:31 amBy Thom Hartmann A...
'It can be done.' That's the take away from a new report that says our world can make the switch to 100% renewable energy by 2050.
That new analysis, called “World Energy Revolution: A Sustainable World Energy Outlook 2015”, was produced by Greenpeace, in collaboration with researchers from the German Aerospace Center.
- Sep. 25, 2015 4:30 amBy Thom Hartmann A...
In 1987 the film "Wall Street" summed up the general feeling in Reagan's America with Gordon Gecko's legendary speech that hinged on one phrase.
"Greed is Good."
That became the private mantra for vulture capitalists and hedgefund managers through to today - and it made a catchy case for "trickledown" Reaganomics.
But that film didn't invent the idea - it just spelled it out.
- Sep. 24, 2015 5:31 amBy Thom Hartmann A...
The last two presidential election cycles broke every campaign spending record in history, but the 2016 race is shaping up to blow those two out of the water.
- Sep. 23, 2015 4:20 amBy Thom Hartmann A...
On Monday, a federal jury sentenced the former owner of the now defunct Peanut Corporation of America to 28 years in prison for his role in one of the largest salmonella outbreaks in U.S. history.
The outbreak happened in 2008 and 2009. It was blamed for nine deaths and hundreds of cases of salmonella, and it triggered one of the largest food recalls in U.S. history.
- Sep. 22, 2015 5:55 amBy Thom Hartmann A...
Our country is in the midst of a full-blown “politically-motivated” judicial crisis.
That’s the conclusion of a new report from the Alliance for Justice, a watchdog group located right here in Washington, DC.
- Sep. 21, 2015 10:54 amBy Thom Hartmann A...
Scott Walker doesn't just want to wage war on unions, he wants to destroy the agency in charge of protecting workers' rights.
According to a plan released by Walker's presidential campaign, the Wisconsin governor wants to create a national right-to-work law and eliminate the National Labor Relations Board.