http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en A Progressive Economy Can Rebuild America! http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/progressive-economy-can-rebuild-america <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_133.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Regardless of which presidential candidate you vote for in November, you might want to take a second look at progressive economic policies.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/progressive-economy-can-rebuild-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/progressive-economy-can-rebuild-america#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:11:51 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 92266 at http://www.thomhartmann.com The Problem of the Establishment http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/problem-establishment <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_132_0.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />One thing that both parties have in common in this primary season is the fact that there's a sharp divide between "We, the People" populism, and the rich and powerful Washington establishment.<br /> <br />On the Republican side, Donald Trump is leading the race by running on a populist platform based on the fact that he's not beholden to the billionaires or lobbyists, and that he's never been part of the political establishment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/problem-establishment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/problem-establishment#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:06:54 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 92220 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 8 February '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/monday-8-february-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Chris Matthews, MSNBC: LIVE from NH Primary Radio Row</li> <li>Ray Buckley, Chair-New Hampshire Democratic Party: LIVE from NH Primary Radio Row</li> <li>Mark MacKenzie, Former President, New Hampshire AFL-CIO: LIVE from NH Primary Radio Row</li> <li>Steve Chaggaris, Sr. Political Editor- CBS Network News: LIVE from NH Primary Radio Row</li> <li>Bill McKibben, 350.org/Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist: Environment and politics update</li> <li>Amb. Terry Shumaker, Attorney/Former U.S. Ambassador to Trinidad (1997-2001): LIVE from NH Primary Radio Row</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/monday-8-february-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/monday-8-february-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:02:35 +0000 SueN 92185 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Corporate-Managed Trade Deals Screw America http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/corporate-managed-trade-deals-screw-america <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_132.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />The New Hampshire primary is now just one day away, and differences between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton couldn’t be clearer, especially when it comes to so-called free trade.<br /> <br />While Secretary Clinton’s views on corporate-managed trade have changed a lot over the years, Bernie’s haven’t.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/corporate-managed-trade-deals-screw-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/corporate-managed-trade-deals-screw-america#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:02:41 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 92167 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday February 8th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/daily-topics-monday-february-8th-2016 <p style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Be sure to join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/daily-topics-monday-february-8th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/daily-topics-monday-february-8th-2016#comments Live Blog Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:39:58 +0000 shawnt56 92154 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 5 February '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/friday-5-february-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Political Strategist David Axelrod, former Senior Adviser to President Obama/Author, Believer: My Forty Years In Politics: Forty Years In Politics</li> <li>Your thoughts on last night's Democratic debate - plus, Bernie v. Alan Greenspan</li> <li>Zahara Heckscher, Writer/Educator/Social Justice Advocate: Cancer Patient Arrested Protesting TPP Speaks Out</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/friday-5-february-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/friday-5-february-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:57:05 +0000 SueN 92149 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 4 February '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/thursday-4-february-16-show-notes <ul> <li>How Would You Define "Progressive?"</li> <li>Should Hillary Release The Transcripts?</li> <li>Scottie Nell Hughes, USA Radio Networks: Why Isn't Trump Talking About the TPP?</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/thursday-4-february-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/thursday-4-february-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:51:15 +0000 SueN 92088 at http://www.thomhartmann.com If You Want to Win, Go Progressive http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/if-you-want-win-go-progressive <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_54.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />The big question right now is whether to call Hillary Clinton a progressive, or a "moderate."<br /> <br />And then there's the question of who is more electable in a general election: an unabashedly progressive democrat, like Bernie Sanders; or a "centrist" democrat, like Hillary Clinton.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/if-you-want-win-go-progressive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/if-you-want-win-go-progressive#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:40:35 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 92079 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday February 4th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/daily-topics-thursday-february-4th-2016 <p style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Be sure to join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/daily-topics-thursday-february-4th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/daily-topics-thursday-february-4th-2016#comments Live Blog Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:09:39 +0000 shawnt56 92042 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Why This H-1B Visa Thing is Bulls**t http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/why-h-1b-visa-thing-bullst <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_53.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />There’s trouble in the Magic Kingdom, and it all has to do with one of the least-talked about but arguably most important parts of our broken immigration system.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/why-h-1b-visa-thing-bullst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/why-h-1b-visa-thing-bullst#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:04:21 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 92039 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 3 February '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/wednesday-3-february-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL, 9th District): TPP Being Signed In Secret Too</li> <li>Curtis Ellis, Obamatrade.com: Can We Still Stop the TPP?</li> <li>Should We Ban Football?</li> <li>Political Revolution Is "All American"</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/wednesday-3-february-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/wednesday-3-february-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:44:10 +0000 SueN 92038 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Americans Are Running Away From the Corporate Media http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/americans-are-running-away-corporate-media <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_52.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Win or lose - Monday night was a great night for Bernie Sanders and his supporters. <br /> <br /><a href="http://www.c-span.org/video/?c4578767/bernie-sanders-profound-message">Bernie pointed out in his speech</a> Monday night that the people of Iowa sent a profound message to the rest of the country by turning out in droves to support Bernie's vision for a "political revolution."<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/americans-are-running-away-corporate-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/americans-are-running-away-corporate-media#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 03 Feb 2016 19:45:33 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 92005 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday February 3rd, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/daily-topics-wednesday-february-3rd-2016 <p style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Be sure to join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/daily-topics-wednesday-february-3rd-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/daily-topics-wednesday-february-3rd-2016#comments Live Blog Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:12:23 +0000 shawnt56 91995 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 2 February '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/tuesday-2-february-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Ari Rabin-Havt, -The Agenda/SiriusXM Progress/The Benghazi Hoax: What Really Happened In Iowa Last Night</li> <li>Mark Thompson, "Make It Plain" on SiriusXM Progress 127, 6-9p ET M-F: Iowa Caucus Results...What Does It All Mean?</li> <li>Your thoughts on the Iowa Caucus results!</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/tuesday-2-february-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/tuesday-2-february-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:50:49 +0000 SueN 91993 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Flint isn't the only city Snyder screwed up! http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/flint-isnt-only-city-snyder-screwed <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_51.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Flint isn't the only city in Michigan with problems. Detroit is dealing with their own disasters, one of which is the condition of their public schools.<br /><br />And, the major issues at those schools have a direct connection with Flint's water crisis – they are ruled by the same emergency manger, Darnell Earley, who was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder.<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/flint-isnt-only-city-snyder-screwed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/flint-isnt-only-city-snyder-screwed#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 02 Feb 2016 20:03:10 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 91956 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday February 2nd, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/daily-topics-tuesday-february-2nd-2016 <p style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Be sure to join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/daily-topics-tuesday-february-2nd-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/daily-topics-tuesday-february-2nd-2016#comments Live Blog Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:06:25 +0000 shawnt56 91946 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday February 1st, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/daily-topics-monday-february-1st-2016 <p style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Be sure to join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/daily-topics-monday-february-1st-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/daily-topics-monday-february-1st-2016#comments Live Blog Mon, 01 Feb 2016 22:54:39 +0000 shawnt56 91912 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Ted Cruz is Too Radical To Be President http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/ted-cruz-too-radical-be-president <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20logo_60_24_228_131.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />One of the most disturbing developments of the 2016 Republican race for president has been Donald Trump's popularity among the most racist elements in American society.<br /> <br />The New Yorker, for example, had lengthy piece over the summer detailing the excitement he has generated in the neo-Nazi movement.<br /> <br />But here's the thing, Trump isn't the only guy with crazy, and frankly, dangerous supporters.<br /> </p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/ted-cruz-too-radical-be-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/ted-cruz-too-radical-be-president#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 01 Feb 2016 21:24:45 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 91902 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 29 January '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/friday-29-january-16-show-notes <ul> <li>In for Thom today, progressive commentators Danielle and Shane-O</li> <li>Don't worry - the Democratic Party will reunite - we've done it before!</li> <li>GOP debate clips - your thoughts and ours!</li> <li>Anything Goes Friday!</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/friday-29-january-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/02/friday-29-january-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:46:06 +0000 SueN 91887 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 28 January '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/thursday-28-january-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Why Is Donald Trump Afraid Of Women?</li> <li>U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR): Introducing Universal Retirement Savings?</li> <li>In for Thom for the rest of the show... Progressive Talkers Danielle &amp; Shane-O</li> <li>John Nichols, The Nation Magazine: The Debate Over Debates</li> <li>Ben Wikler, MoveOn.org: Caucusing For Bernie With MoveOn</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/thursday-28-january-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/thursday-28-january-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:56:59 +0000 SueN 91832 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Snow Does NOT Disprove Global Warming. http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/snow-does-not-disprove-global-warming <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_50.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />People on the East Coast may have finally dug out from last week's blizzard, but the Republicans' selective ignorance on climate science is just getting warmed up. So, we should get used to saying these next words: snow in winter does not disprove global warming. <br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/snow-does-not-disprove-global-warming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/snow-does-not-disprove-global-warming#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:44:38 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 91829 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday January 28th, 2016 http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/daily-topics-thursday-january-28th-2016 <p style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(20, 24, 35);"><em style="font-size: 14px;">Be sure to join Thom in our <a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/addonchat" style="font-size: 14px;">chatroom</a> during the program!</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/daily-topics-thursday-january-28th-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/daily-topics-thursday-january-28th-2016#comments Live Blog Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:03:36 +0000 shawnt56 91796 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Flint, Michigan is What Happens When You Run Government Like a Business... http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/flint-michigan-what-happens-when-you-run-government-business <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_49.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Republicans love to say we need to run government like a business. But, we only need to look to Flint, Michigan to see how that works out for our fellow citizens. <br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/flint-michigan-what-happens-when-you-run-government-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/flint-michigan-what-happens-when-you-run-government-business#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:33:02 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 91786 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 27 January '16 show notes http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/wednesday-27-january-16-show-notes <ul> <li>Do We Want Status Quo OR A Political Revolution?</li> <li>David Cobb, Move To Amend: Big News From Washington State!</li> <li>Gianno Caldwell, Caldwell Strategic Consulting: Did Conservative Ideologies Poison the People of Flint, MI?</li> <li>Best Of the Rest Of the News</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/wednesday-27-january-16-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/wednesday-27-january-16-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 28 Jan 2016 11:28:07 +0000 SueN 91785 at http://www.thomhartmann.com Free trade is the kiss of death for our economy. http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/free-trade-kiss-death-our-economy <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_48.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" width="156" height="156" />Free trade is the kiss of death for our economy. Patrick Kellen over at EconomyInCrisis.org says, "If an enemy was seeking to hire someone to destroy America he might have hired the political leaders who created” [free trade agreements].<br /></p> <p><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/free-trade-kiss-death-our-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2016/01/free-trade-kiss-death-our-economy#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 27 Jan 2016 19:07:41 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 91764 at http://www.thomhartmann.com