http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en America Is a Country - Not a Business! http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/america-country-not-business <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="height: 156px; width: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px" width="156" /> America is, increasingly, no longer a country; instead, we're being run like a business, and in some cases it's literally killing us.<br /><br />Take for example, the ongoing problem of foodborne illnesses like Salmonella, which infects over a million Americans every year.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/america-country-not-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/america-country-not-business#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:02:20 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 99256 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 27 September '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/tuesday-27-september-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Thom's Reaction to the First Clinton/Trump Debate Plus, Your Calls</li> <li>Who Do You Think Won the Debate?</li> <li>Richard Greene, Huffington Post/Words That Shook the World: 100 Years of Unforgettable Speeches and Events: Trump, America's Duterte</li> <li>Brandon L. Davis, DNC: Who Really Won Last Night's Debate?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/tuesday-27-september-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/tuesday-27-september-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:42:09 +0000 SueN 99243 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday September 28th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-wednesday-september-28th-2016 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-wednesday-september-28th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-wednesday-september-28th-2016#comments Live Blog Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:50:23 +0000 shawnt56 99241 at http://www.thomhartmann.com When American Presidents Protect Foreign Governments... http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/when-american-presidents-protect-foreign-governments <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="height: 156px; width: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px" width="156" /> If a blockbuster new report from Newsweek is any indication - a Donald Trump presidency would be one giant conflict of interest.<br /><br />The problems stem from Trump's massive business empire - the Trump Organization.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/when-american-presidents-protect-foreign-governments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/when-american-presidents-protect-foreign-governments#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:38:57 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 99224 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday September 27th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-tuesday-september-27th-2016 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-tuesday-september-27th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-tuesday-september-27th-2016#comments Live Blog Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:11:17 +0000 shawnt56 99202 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 26 September '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/monday-26-september-16-show-notes <p><!-- check for politicalbrief --><!-- check for politicalbrief --></p> <ul> <li>Jonathan Cohn, Huffington Post: The Future of America... it Really IS About the Issues</li> <li>Rev. Jesse Jackson: Tonight's Debate, Systemic Racism and the Recent Police Shootings</li> <li>Justin Danhof, National Center for Public Policy Research: Discrimination is Discrimination</li> <li>David Plouffe, Hillary For America: What to Expect from Tonight's Debate</li> <li>Harvey Wasserman, Solartopia: How Nuclear Power Causes Global Warming</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/monday-26-september-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/monday-26-september-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:52:12 +0000 SueN 99199 at http://www.thomhartmann.com We Have All Won An Oligarchy and Lost A Democracy http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/we-have-all-won-oligarchy-and-lost-democracy <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="height: 156px; width: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px" width="156" /> Here's a thought experiment for you. Ask yourself, "When was the last time I heard any conversation at all about the role of corporations in America in the American public media?"<br /><br />In the abstract, it seems like a silly question. So let me rephrase it:<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/we-have-all-won-oligarchy-and-lost-democracy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/we-have-all-won-oligarchy-and-lost-democracy#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:24:41 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 99187 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday September 26th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-monday-september-26th-2016 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-monday-september-26th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-monday-september-26th-2016#comments Live Blog Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:39:51 +0000 shawnt56 99177 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 23 September '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/friday-23-september-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Thom's message to millennials...</li> <li>Congressman G.K. Butterfield Jr. (D-NC, 1st District)/Congressional Black Caucus: Trump...the Divider</li> <li>Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District): Issues of the Day</li> <li>Issues of the Day</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/friday-23-september-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/friday-23-september-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:33:50 +0000 SueN 99174 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Yet More Tribal Land Under Threat http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/yet-more-tribal-land-under-threat <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="height: 156px; width: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px" width="156" /> The battle lines for the next fight to protect sacred tribal lands are being drawn in Bears Ears in Southeastern Utah.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/yet-more-tribal-land-under-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/yet-more-tribal-land-under-threat#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:43:37 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 99158 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 22 September '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/thursday-22-september-16-show-notes <ul> <li>White People: We Need Your Help to Stop Cops From Killing Black People</li> <li>Professor D. Watkins, Salon/The Beast Side: Living (and Dying) While Black in America: Why Are Cops OK With Killing Black People?</li> <li>Ralph Nader, Breaking Through Power: It's Easier Than We Think: How Can We Break Through Power</li> <li>Mimi Kennedy, Progressive Democrats of America: Open Source Voting Explained</li> <li>Donna Smith, Progressive Democrats of America: Progressive Roundtable</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/thursday-22-september-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/thursday-22-september-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:52:36 +0000 SueN 99142 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Why Hillary Clinton Is In Serious Danger Of Losing To Trump http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/why-hillary-clinton-serious-danger-losing-trump <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="height: 156px; width: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px" width="156" /> This election should be a cakewalk, but Hillary Clinton is in serious danger of losing to Donald Trump.<br /><br />Although she still has about a <a href="http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2016/president/us/general_election_trump_vs_clinton-5491.html">5 point edge</a> in some national polls, the monster lead she had over Trump late in the summer has all but vanished.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/why-hillary-clinton-serious-danger-losing-trump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/why-hillary-clinton-serious-danger-losing-trump#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:31:32 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 99130 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday September 21st, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-thursday-september-21st-2016 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-thursday-september-21st-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-thursday-september-21st-2016#comments Live Blog Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:09:28 +0000 shawnt56 99122 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 21 September '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/wednesday-21-september-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Are Most Americans Feeling Outrage Fatigue?</li> <li>Maya Schenwar, Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn't Work and How We Can Do Better/Truthout: Have you Heard? The Largest Prison Strike in U.S. History is Happening...</li> <li>Jeff Cohen, Park Center for Independent Media/F.A.I.R./Roots Action/Cable News Confidential: My Misadventures in Corporate Media: Washington Post Editorial Board...What Were They Thinking?!</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/wednesday-21-september-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/wednesday-21-september-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:52:21 +0000 SueN 99118 at http://www.thomhartmann.com How To Take On the Banksters http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/how-take-banksters <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="height: 156px; width: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px" width="156" /> Senator Elizabeth Warren took Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf to task yesterday, and she pointed out that nothing will change on Wall Street or in the boardrooms of America's banks until we start prosecuting executives who oversee fraud.<br /><br />She's right, but to avoid scandals like this one, we also need to fundamentally change the way that corporate executives get paid.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/how-take-banksters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/how-take-banksters#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:54:13 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 99102 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday September 21st, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-wednesday-september-21st-2016 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-wednesday-september-21st-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-wednesday-september-21st-2016#comments Live Blog Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:52:15 +0000 shawnt56 99095 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 20 September '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/tuesday-20-september-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Slave Patrols Strike Again… This is Why Kaepernick Won’t Stand for the National Anthem</li> <li>Marc Morano, Climate Hustle/Climate Depot: How Long Before James Inhofe is in The Hague?</li> <li>Morning Joe thinks Trump will now win??</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/tuesday-20-september-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/tuesday-20-september-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:20:25 +0000 SueN 99092 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Climate Denial is the Triumph of the Powell Memo http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/climate-denial-triumph-powell-memo <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="height: 156px; width: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px" width="156" /> As climate change rapidly spirals out of control, big business is preparing for the inevitable.<br /><br />According to a new study from the environmental organization CDP, at least 1,300 corporations, including Goldman Sachs, Disney, and Microsoft, either have an internal carbon pricing plan or are about to put one in place.<br /><br />The thinking here is simple.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/climate-denial-triumph-powell-memo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/climate-denial-triumph-powell-memo#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:53:46 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 99081 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 19 September '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/monday-19-september-16-show-notes <p><!-- check for politicalbrief --><!-- check for politicalbrief --></p> <ul> <li>NY &amp; NJ Bombings...Can We Lay This at the Feet of Bush &amp; Trump?</li> <li>Carl Higbie, George Washington Leadership Foundation/Enemies, Foreign &amp; Domestic: A SEAL’s Story: Did Trump Just Threaten Hillary's Life?</li> <li>Scottie Nell Hughes, USA Radio Networks/ROAR: The New Conservative Woman Speaks Out: Is Donald Trump Hating For Ratings?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/monday-19-september-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/monday-19-september-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:58:04 +0000 SueN 99070 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday September 20th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-tuesday-september-20th-2016 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-tuesday-september-20th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-tuesday-september-20th-2016#comments Live Blog Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:31:46 +0000 shawnt56 99069 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Why the Media is About to Deliver Us Into Trump's Hands http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/why-media-about-deliver-us-trumps-hands <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="height: 156px; width: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px" width="156" /> According to the most recent polls - Donald Trump is now leading Hillary Clinton in the critical swing states of <a href="http://www.phillytrib.com/news/ohio-voter-survey-has-trump-ahead-of-clinton/article_5dd896e1-947f-533c-9136-6045660fa446.html">Ohio</a> and <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2016/09/14/poll-trump-ahead/90354262/">Florida</a>.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/why-media-about-deliver-us-trumps-hands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/why-media-about-deliver-us-trumps-hands#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:18:22 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 99047 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday September 19th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-monday-september-19th-2016 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"> <div class="field-items" style="font-size: 14px;"> <div class="field-item odd" style="font-size: 14px;"> <p style="font-size: 14px;"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> </div></div></div><p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-monday-september-19th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/daily-topics-monday-september-19th-2016#comments Live Blog Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:57:37 +0000 shawnt56 99041 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 16 September '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/friday-16-september-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Robert Harrison, CEO-Clinton Global Initiative: Coming Up in Next Week's Clinton Global Initiative</li> <li>Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-NY, 5th District): Trump's Birtherism...</li> <li>Thom takes on Trump's economic policy speech!</li> <li>Anything Goes Friday...Thom Takes Your Calls...What's On Your Mind?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/friday-16-september-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/friday-16-september-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:37:41 +0000 SueN 99038 at http://www.thomhartmann.com New Genus Of Bacteria Found In Fracking Wells http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/new-genus-bacteria-found-fracking-wells <p><img alt="" height="156" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="height: 156px; width: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px" width="156" /> Deep underground in America's shale formations, researchers at the <a href="https://news.osu.edu/news/2016/09/05/new-genus-of-bacteria-found-living-inside-hydraulic-fracturing-wells/">Ohio State University </a>have just discovered a new genus of bacteria.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/new-genus-bacteria-found-fracking-wells" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/new-genus-bacteria-found-fracking-wells#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 16 Sep 2016 21:50:54 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 99024 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 15 September '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/thursday-15-september-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Austin Petersen, former 2016 Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate: What Happens in a Libertarian World?</li> <li>Karen Weaver, (D) Mayor of Flint, MI: Donald Trump Joked About Flint Water Crisis, Insults Pastor</li> <li>Professor Steve Keen, Economist/Kingston University: What Should You Care About the Impact of 'Negative Interest' Rates?</li> <li>Carey Gillam, U.S. Right to Know: FDA Finds Glyphosate in U.S. Honey Supply</li> <li>Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL, 21st District): Trump/Bondi Scandal Plot Thickens</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/thursday-15-september-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/09/thursday-15-september-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:40:12 +0000 SueN 99008 at http://www.thomhartmann.com