https://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en Trump Is Going Back On His NAFTA Promise https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/trump-going-back-his-nafta-promise <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> Donald Trump won't be pulling the US out of NAFTA - at least not immediately.<br /><br />But he's still permanently changed the debate about trade in America.<br /><br />Donald Trump said yesterday that after speaking with the President of Mexico and the Prime Minister of Canada, he's decided not to immediately pull the US out of NAFTA.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/trump-going-back-his-nafta-promise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/trump-going-back-his-nafta-promise#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:42:52 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 103268 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Friday April 28th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-friday-april-28th-2017 <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="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-friday-april-28th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-friday-april-28th-2017#comments Live Blog Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:49:07 +0000 shawnt56 103257 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 27 April '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/thursday-27-april-17-show-notes <ul> <li>The Midwest is Longing for Populism...Can Democrats Offer That in 2018? France is Longing for the Same...</li> <li>Dr. Steven Stosny PhD, Compassion Power/Soar Above: How to Use the Most Profound Part of Your Brain Under Any Kind of Stress: Why We Are a Nervous Nation...PTPTSD Explained</li> <li>Behind the Scenes in Trump's World...</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/thursday-27-april-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/thursday-27-april-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:44:53 +0000 SueN 103255 at https://www.thomhartmann.com New Republican Healthcare Plan Is So Bad That Even Republicans Don't Want It https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/new-republican-healthcare-plan-so-bad-even-republicans-dont-want-it <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /><br /> Republicans inched closer to a deal on repealing Obamacare yesterday, as the House Freedom caucus OK'd a new version of the American Health Care Act which is actually worse than the one that couldn't pass Congress back in March.<br /><br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/new-republican-healthcare-plan-so-bad-even-republicans-dont-want-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/new-republican-healthcare-plan-so-bad-even-republicans-dont-want-it#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:32:11 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 103243 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday April 27th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-thursday-april-27th-2017 <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="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-thursday-april-27th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-thursday-april-27th-2017#comments Live Blog Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:56:27 +0000 shawnt56 103235 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 26 April '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/wednesday-26-april-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District): Raise the Wage Act</li> <li>Marshall Steinbaum, Roosevelt Institute: Trump’s Tax Plan… Gift for the Wealthy?</li> <li>Vien Truong, Green for All: Trump's record on environment first 100 days &amp; #FixThePipes in Flint</li> <li>Charles Sauer, The Market Institute: Workplace Safety…People Are Dying</li> <li>Laura Lee Huttenbach, Running With Raven: Running With Raven</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/wednesday-26-april-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/wednesday-26-april-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:53:40 +0000 SueN 103233 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Are We Watching The End Of A Free Press? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/are-we-watching-end-free-press <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> Just a few months after Donald Trump told us all how much he loved Wikileaks, his Justice Department wants to arrest its founder - Julian Assange.<br /><br />No matter what you think about Wikileaks or Assange - this is a serious threat to the freedom of the press.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/are-we-watching-end-free-press" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/are-we-watching-end-free-press#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:53:21 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 103220 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 25 April '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/tuesday-25-april-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Carl Pope, Sierra Club/Climate of Hope (w/Mike Bloomberg): Climate of Hope</li> <li>Neil McCabe, Breitbart News: Kentucky Floats Dental, Vision "Rewards" Program in Medicaid Overhaul... Look Out!</li> <li>Dahr Jamail, Truthout: Great Barrier Reef..."Terminal Stage" of Climate Change Cancer</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/tuesday-25-april-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/tuesday-25-april-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:49:35 +0000 SueN 103216 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday April 26th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-wednesday-april-26th-2017 <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="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-wednesday-april-26th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-wednesday-april-26th-2017#comments Live Blog Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:43:11 +0000 shawnt56 103215 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Are We Going To Have A Shutdown? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/are-we-going-have-shutdown <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> The more things change - the more they stay the same.<br /><br />Just under 100 days into the Trump era, our government is once again lurching towards shutdown, and it's all because Donald Trump wants American taxpayers - not Mexico - to pay for his precious border wall.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/are-we-going-have-shutdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/are-we-going-have-shutdown#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:10:26 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 103202 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Tuesday April 25th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-tuesday-april-25th-2017 <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="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-tuesday-april-25th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-tuesday-april-25th-2017#comments Live Blog Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:44:28 +0000 shawnt56 103199 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 24 April '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/monday-24-april-17-show-notes <ul> <li>My Bizarre Experience of Watching Cable News in America on Earth Day</li> <li>Alysia Reiner, Orange is the New Black/Cool Effect: Planet Size Change Starts Here...</li> <li>Paris Based Journalist Cole Stangler: LePen is Winning Because Globalism is Dying</li> <li>LaTricea Adams, Black Millenials for Flint: Flint's Water Woes Continue w/Protestor Arrests...</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/monday-24-april-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/monday-24-april-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:59:16 +0000 SueN 103195 at https://www.thomhartmann.com The Bizarre Experience of Watching Cable News in America on Earth Day https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/bizarre-experience-watching-cable-news-america-earth-day <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> Just exactly what the hell are they afraid of? Are the fossil fuel billionaires, corporations, and lobby really so strong that they can cow entire television networks and newspapers? Not to mention politicians?<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/bizarre-experience-watching-cable-news-america-earth-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/bizarre-experience-watching-cable-news-america-earth-day#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:12:44 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 103180 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Monday April 24th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-monday-april-24th-2017 <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="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-monday-april-24th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-monday-april-24th-2017#comments Live Blog Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:38:33 +0000 shawnt56 103175 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 21 April '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/friday-21-april-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Anything Goes Friday!</li> <li>Bryan Pruitt, RedState: How to Stop the Brown Shirt "Pundits" on the Right</li> <li>Nuchhi Currier, Woman's National Democratic Club (WNDC): How You Can Connect &amp; Engage!</li> <li>Professor Kenneth Surin, Counterpunch/Duke University: The UK General Election...Corbyn’s Vilification &amp; Labour’s Possible Fight</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/friday-21-april-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/friday-21-april-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:18:23 +0000 SueN 103171 at https://www.thomhartmann.com How the GOP Is Going After ObamaCare Now https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/how-gop-going-after-obamacare-now <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> With House Republicans reportedly putting the finishing touches on a compromise deal, the GOP healthcare plan is officially back from the dead.<br /><br />But don't get your hopes up - the new Trumpcare is just as bad as the old Trumpcare.<br /><br />In fact - it might even be worse.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/how-gop-going-after-obamacare-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/how-gop-going-after-obamacare-now#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:32:44 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 103155 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 20 April '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/thursday-20-april-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Happy 4/20</li> <li>How Western Civilization Could Crash...</li> <li>Paris Based Journalist Cole Stangler: Will the French Election Restore the Left?</li> <li>Christine Ahn, Korea Policy Institute/Women Cross DMZ: Trump's Dangerous Drum Beat for War</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/thursday-20-april-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/thursday-20-april-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:11:53 +0000 SueN 103153 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Friday April 21st, 2017, https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-friday-april-21st-2017 <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="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-friday-april-21st-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-friday-april-21st-2017#comments Live Blog Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:24:30 +0000 shawnt56 103147 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Proof That America is a Socialist Country Now https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/proof-america-socialist-country-now <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> For years, Republicans have said that America - at its core - is a center right country.<br /><br />Well - they're wrong.<br /><br />It turns out that America is about as far from being a center right nation as you can get - and now we have the numbers to prove it.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/proof-america-socialist-country-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/proof-america-socialist-country-now#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:49:14 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 103133 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Thursday April 20th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-thursday-april-20th-2017 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-show-header" style="font-size: 14px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); 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="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-thursday-april-20th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-thursday-april-20th-2017#comments Live Blog Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:09:28 +0000 shawnt56 103127 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 19 April '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/wednesday-19-april-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District): Georgia Election and Issues of the Day</li> <li>Thom asks guest Matt Walsh, Unholy Trinity: Blocking the Left's Assault on Life Marriage &amp; Gender: If You Want to Run America Like the Taliban... What Are Your God's Demands?</li> <li>Charles Sauer, The Market Institute: Conservatives Now Want Sex for Rent?</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/wednesday-19-april-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/wednesday-19-april-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:34:05 +0000 SueN 103117 at https://www.thomhartmann.com DNC Unveils Unity Reform Commission https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/dnc-unveils-unity-reform-commission <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> Almost a year later, the wounds of the Democratic 2016 primary are still very, very raw.<br /><br />But 21 people now have a chance to change that - and make the Democratic Party more accountable in the process.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/dnc-unveils-unity-reform-commission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/dnc-unveils-unity-reform-commission#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:46:03 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 103109 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daily Topics - Wednesday April 19th, 2017 https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-wednesday-april-19th-2017 <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="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-wednesday-april-19th-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/daily-topics-wednesday-april-19th-2017#comments Live Blog Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:07:43 +0000 shawnt56 103102 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 18 April '17 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/tuesday-18-april-17-show-notes <ul> <li>Thom Talks About His Trip To Costa Rica…</li> <li>Georgia Election &amp; its Importance</li> <li>Why won't the corporate media talk about right-wing terrorism?</li> <li>Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal, American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/tuesday-18-april-17-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/tuesday-18-april-17-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:57:34 +0000 SueN 103099 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Transparency Era Ends at the People’s House https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/transparency-era-ends-people%E2%80%99s-house <p><img alt="" height="156" src="http://www.thomhartmann.com//sites/default/files/thom20and20logo_179_80.jpg" style="width: 156px; height: 156px; margin-right: 5px; margin-left: 5px; float: left;" width="156" /> The Trump administration is waging an almost unprecedented war on transparency.<br /><br />But do voters actually care?<br /><br />White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer today defended the Trump administration's decision to break with the Obama administration and stop releasing White House visitor logs.</p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/transparency-era-ends-people%E2%80%99s-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2017/04/transparency-era-ends-people%E2%80%99s-house#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 18 Apr 2017 21:54:26 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 103092 at https://www.thomhartmann.com