Unequal Protection: The rise of corporate dominance and theft of human rights
by Thom Hartmann

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Articles, ruminations, information

American Rebellions - What Would Democracy Look Like? - an article published in the Winter 2003 issue of Yes! Magazine.

American Laws That Once Kept Corporations Out of Politics, and what we must do if we are to regain democracy.

The Dinosaur War - To Protect Corporate Profits, an article by Thom first published in October, 2002, on commondreams.org.

Madison's Ghost on the Intoxicated Presidency and its Corporate Support Group.

Streaming audio of an interview with Thom on KBOO Radio in Portland, Oregon, on 2 October 2002. A discussion of corporate personhood in Real Audio format. (Thanks to Jim Lockhart!)

What Happened at the Boston Tea Party? Was it the world's first anti-globalization protest?

The story of Carl: How humans are affected by the legal doctrine that corporations should have 'human rights' such as the right to privacy that allows them to conceal knowledge of how deadly their products are...and what we can do about it.

To Restore Democracy, First Abolish Corporate Personhood From Thomas Paine to today...

Democracy and Economic Cycles A potential disaster or an opportunity?

Dismantling Democracy What's behind the magic trick of war?

David Kubiak interviews Thom Hartmann, David Korten, Kevin Danaher, Jan Edwards, Brian Lane, and and appearance by the late Paddy Chayefsky on his Ain't That Good News show on WBAI radio, New York, on 9/30/02. The above link is streaming audio (you can listen to the show on your computer), from the page http://www.nancho.net/atgn/

Taking Equality Seriously: Environmental Justice as the Future of Environmentalism by Tom Athanasiou a brilliant paper by Tom Athanasiou, author of Divided Planet

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The Death of the Middle Class was by Design...

Even in the face of the so-called Recovery, poverty and inequality are getting worse in our country, and more wealth and power is flowing straight to the top. According to Paul Buchheit over at Alternet, this is the end result of winner-take-all capitalism, and this destruction of the working class has all been by design.

From Screwed:
"Thom Hartmann’s book explains in simple language and with concrete research the details of the Neo-con’s war against the American middle class. It proves what many have intuited and serves to remind us that without a healthy, employed, and vital middle class, America is no more than the richest Third World country on the planet."
Peter Coyote, Actor and author of Sleeping Where I Fall
From The Thom Hartmann Reader:
"Thom Hartmann channels the best of the American Founders with voice and pen. His deep attachment to a democratic civil society is just the medicine America needs."
Tom Hayden, author of The Long Sixties and director, Peace and Justice Resource Center.
From Cracking the Code:
"No one communicates more thoughtfully or effectively on the radio airwaves than Thom Hartmann. He gets inside the arguments and helps people to think them through—to understand how to respond when they’re talking about public issues with coworkers, neighbors, and friends. This book explores some of the key perspectives behind his approach, teaching us not just how to find the facts, but to talk about what they mean in a way that people will hear."
to understand how to respond when they’re talking about public issues with coworkers, neighbors, and friends. This book explores some of the key perspectives behind his approach, teaching us not just how to find the facts, but to talk about what they mean in a way that people will hear."