http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en The Real Carbon “Monster” Revealed http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/real-carbon-%E2%80%9Cmonster%E2%80%9D-revealed <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_398.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Another day, another stupid assault on the truth by the fossil fuel industry and its paid lackeys. In a recent op-ed for the New York Post, Tom Harris, the executive director of the so-called International Climate Science Coalition -- an organization that’s funded, in part, by the fossil fuel industry -- blasted Leonardo DiCaprio for his work on “Carbon,” a new documentary on climate change that I helped write and present. <br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/real-carbon-%E2%80%9Cmonster%E2%80%9D-revealed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/real-carbon-%E2%80%9Cmonster%E2%80%9D-revealed#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:28:00 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 76343 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Has Kansas Found the Cure for the Reaganomics Disease? http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/has-kansas-found-cure-reaganomics-disease <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_24.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Reaganomics is like a bad disease; It just keeps on spreading. Thanks to 34 years of failed Reaganomics, the gap between the wealthy elite in America and everyone else is at an all-time high. <br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/has-kansas-found-cure-reaganomics-disease" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/has-kansas-found-cure-reaganomics-disease#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:07:35 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 76304 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday September 16th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-tuesday-september-16th-2014 <p>Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> <p><em><strong><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Greenworldrising.jpg" style="width: 50px; height: 50px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" height="50" width="50" />Be sure to check out our new video: <a href="http://www.greenworldrising.org">CARBON</a><br />- narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-tuesday-september-16th-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-tuesday-september-16th-2014#comments Live Blog Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:12:12 +0000 shawnt56 76281 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday September 15th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-monday-september-15th-2014 <div class="views-field-field-radio-detail-value"> <div class="field-content"> <p>Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> <p><em><strong><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Greenworldrising.jpg" style="width: 50px; height: 50px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" height="50" width="50" />Be sure to check out our new video: <a href="http://www.greenworldrising.org">CARBON</a><br />- narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio</strong></em></p> </div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-monday-september-15th-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-monday-september-15th-2014#comments Live Blog Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:25:32 +0000 shawnt56 76238 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Get. Money. Out. http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/get-money-out <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_397.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Last week, the United States Senate actually considered a constitutional amendment on campaign finance. Last Monday, the Senate advanced Tom Udall's proposed amendment, which would allow Congress to regulate money in politics. Seventy-nine senators voted to allow debate on the measure. <br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/get-money-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/get-money-out#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:05:32 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 76233 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 12 September '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/friday-12-september-14-show-notes <ul> <li>In for Thom today, Danielle &amp; Shane-O, hosts of Talking Left Radio</li> <li>Ian Millhiser, Center for American Progress, ThinkProgress.org / Author of Injustices: Obamacare...it's literally life or death for one woman</li> <li>Hedrick Smith, Who Stole the American Dream: Show us the $$...the rise of corporate power</li> <li>Cindy Cohn, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF): If it doesn't keep us safe...why are we giving up our privacy rights?</li> <li>Tim Karr, Free Press: Battle for the Net...what you need to know</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/friday-12-september-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/friday-12-september-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:47:01 +0000 SueN 76231 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 11 September '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/thursday-11-september-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT): "Brunch With Bernie"</li> <li>President Obama's speech about ISIS</li> <li>Holly Mosher, Pay 2 Play: Democracy's high stakes...</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/thursday-11-september-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/thursday-11-september-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:35:59 +0000 SueN 76230 at http://www.thomhartmann.com What will it take to go green? http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/what-will-it-take-go-green <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_396.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />In the wake of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, that nation embraced more solar and wind and took a hard look at nuclear power. Apparently, it's going to take a similar disaster in our nation to get the United States to make the switch to green energy.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/what-will-it-take-go-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/what-will-it-take-go-green#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:17:01 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 76196 at http://www.thomhartmann.com The invisible diseases of 9/11 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/invisible-diseases-911 <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_395.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />We have money for wars but not for heroes. Today is 9/11, the anniversary of one of the darkest days in American history. On that fateful day, nearly 3,000 people lost their lives at the World Trade Center, on the hijacked planes, and at the Pentagon. But 9/11 is still claiming lives, some thirteen years later.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/invisible-diseases-911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/invisible-diseases-911#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:40:27 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 76174 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday September 11th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-thursday-september-11th-2014 <p>Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> <p><em><strong><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Greenworldrising.jpg" style="width: 50px; height: 50px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" height="50" width="50" />Be sure to check out our new video: <a href="http://www.greenworldrising.org">CARBON</a><br />- narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio</strong></em></p> <p>Anything Goes Thursday</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-thursday-september-11th-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-thursday-september-11th-2014#comments Live Blog Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:55:20 +0000 shawnt56 76158 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 10 September '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/wednesday-10-september-14-show-notes <ul> <li>What do you want to hear the President say about ISIS tonight?</li> <li>Scottie Nell Hughes, Tea Party News Network / <i>ROAR: The New Conservative Woman Speaks Ou</i>t: Pay gap widens...workers v. CEO's</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/wednesday-10-september-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/wednesday-10-september-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:23:16 +0000 SueN 76152 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 9 September '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/tuesday-9-september-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Neil McCabe, Guns &amp; Patriots Newsletter: Where is the NRA's conscience?</li> <li>Justin Danhof, National Center for Public Policy Research: Is it free speech or a hostile work environment</li> <li>Professor Ben Agger, University of Texas at Arlington: Look out...food fight!!</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/tuesday-9-september-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/tuesday-9-september-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:18:08 +0000 SueN 76151 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Why We Need to Prosecute Our Torturers http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/why-we-need-prosecute-our-torturers <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_394.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Just when you thought Republicans couldn’t sink any lower, they ask Dick Cheney, the guy who screwed up Iraq, for advice on how to fix Iraq. Seriously, I’m not kidding.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/why-we-need-prosecute-our-torturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/why-we-need-prosecute-our-torturers#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:39:25 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 76134 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Corporations screw everybody... http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/corporations-screw-everybody <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_393.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Corporate executives don’t give a damn about their workers, and it’s all because of Reagan. A new analysis released by the Economic Policy Institute shows just how much of a “screw the workers” mentality today’s corporate executives have. According to EPI, in 2013, the share of corporate income that ended up in the pockets of the men and women who make corporate executives so filthy rich hit its lowest point since 1950. <br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/corporations-screw-everybody" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/corporations-screw-everybody#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:18:58 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 76099 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday September 9th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-tuesday-september-9th-2014 <p>Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE M-F 12 noon to 3pm ET / Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> <p><em><strong><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Greenworldrising.jpg" style="width: 50px; height: 50px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" height="50" width="50" />Be sure to check out our new video: <a href="http://www.greenworldrising.org">CARBON</a><br />- narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-tuesday-september-9th-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-tuesday-september-9th-2014#comments Live Blog Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:04:12 +0000 shawnt56 76097 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 8 September '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/monday-8-september-14-show-notes <ul> <li>You don't have to let the police in...</li> <li>Rob Weissman, Public Citizen: will the Senate overturn Citizens United?</li> <li>Doug Giles, Clash Daily / <i>Rise, Kill and Eat: A Theology of Hunting from Genesis to Revelation</i>: The Left's real agenda for males</li> <li>Will your iPhone also be your credit card?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/monday-8-september-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/monday-8-september-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:53:09 +0000 SueN 76062 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Time to get rid of racist policing in America http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/time-get-rid-racist-policing-america <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_392.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />It’s time to get rid of America’s racist policing double-standards. Earlier this summer, Kalamazoo, Michigan police officers were called to respond to reports of man, possibly drunk, acting belligerently and waving around a rifle.</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/time-get-rid-racist-policing-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/time-get-rid-racist-policing-america#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 08 Sep 2014 18:23:36 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 76053 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 5 September '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/friday-5-september-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT): "Brunch With Bernie"</li> <li>Dr. Larry Mastin, U.S. Geological Survey: How a supereruption at Yellowstone could affect you</li> <li>Anything Goes on Townhall Friday!</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/friday-5-september-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/friday-5-september-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:54:20 +0000 SueN 76042 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday September 8th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-monday-september-8th-2014 <div class="views-field-field-radio-summary-value"> <div class="field-content"> <p>Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE M-F 12 noon to 3pm ET / Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> </div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-monday-september-8th-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-monday-september-8th-2014#comments Live Blog Mon, 08 Sep 2014 14:46:03 +0000 shawnt56 76040 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Low Pay is Not O.K. http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/low-pay-not-ok <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_391.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Yesterday, fast-food workers in more than 150 cities went on strike to demand a living wage and the right to unionize. For the first time, home health workers also joined the protests to fight for higher pay. According to organizers, almost 500 people were arrested around the country for civil disobedience like blocking intersections. <br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/low-pay-not-ok" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/low-pay-not-ok#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:51:21 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 75965 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 4 September '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/thursday-4-september-14-show-notes <ul> <li>America's Lawyer Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio: Who is behind the ISIS rise to power?</li> <li>Evangelist Ben Kinchlow, <i>Black Yellowdogs</i>: Did the government just endorse religion?</li> <li>Michael Renner, World Watch Institute: The dangers of 'peak meat'</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/thursday-4-september-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/thursday-4-september-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:44:51 +0000 SueN 75950 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Economic terrorism by paid goons... http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/economic-terrorism-paid-goons <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_390.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Mr. President, it’s not easy to join a union in America. At a labor-themed speech in Wisconsin on Monday, President Obama told a crowd of union-members that if he were looking for a job, he’d join a union. <br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/economic-terrorism-paid-goons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/economic-terrorism-paid-goons#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:31:12 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 75943 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday September 4th, 2014 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-thursday-september-4th-2014 <p>Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE M-F 12 noon to 3pm ET / Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat">chatroom</a> during the program!</p> <p><em><strong><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Greenworldrising.jpg" style="width: 50px; height: 50px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" height="50" width="50" />Be sure to check out our new video: <a href="http://www.greenworldrising.org">CARBON</a><br />- narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-thursday-september-4th-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/daily-topics-thursday-september-4th-2014#comments Live Blog Thu, 04 Sep 2014 15:50:42 +0000 shawnt56 75931 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 3 September '14 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/wednesday-3-september-14-show-notes <ul> <li>Congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL, 9th District): A strategy for Iraq?</li> <li>Phyllis Schlafly, Eagle Forum: Why do conservatives hate free pre-school?</li> <li>Dr. Joon Kim, DDS: What's your dental IQ?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/wednesday-3-september-14-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/wednesday-3-september-14-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:55:30 +0000 SueN 75921 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Let's make Big Oil pay in advance! http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/lets-make-big-oil-pay-advance <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_389.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />When Big Oil is forced to pay for their disasters, the environment has a much better chance to recover. Twenty-seven square miles of wetlands along the Texas coastline have been preserved using funds from the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon catastrophe. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation recently purchased the 17,000 acre Powderhorn Ranch using about $38 million dollars from BP's fines and other conservation group funding.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/lets-make-big-oil-pay-advance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/09/lets-make-big-oil-pay-advance#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:47:02 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 75898 at http://www.thomhartmann.com