Weekly Highlights...January 11 - 15, 2010

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Hour Two: "Sonic Boom: Globalization at Mach Speed" Thom challenges Gregg Easterbrook, Senior Editor of The New Republic  www.greggeasterbrook.com

Hour Three: Blackwater...murder for hire? Thom speaks with independent investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill www.rebelreports.com

Tuesday

Hour Three: Factory farming...lethal to humans? Thom mixes it up with Gregory Conkin of the Competitive Enterprise Institute www.cei.org

Wednesday

Hour Two: "The Citizen's Constitution" Thom challenges conservative Seth Lipsky, contributing editor of the Wall Street Journal, about his new book www.opinionjournal.com

Hour Three: "2010 - Year of the Tea Party?!" Thom mixes it up with Dan Gainor of the Business and Media Institute www.businessandmedia.org

Thursday

Hour Two: "Cracking of the Heart" Thom talks to conservative David Horowitz about his relationship with late daughter...a liberal  www.horowitzfreedomcenter.org

Hour Three: “How Capitalism Will Save Us: Why Free People and Free Markets At The Best Answer In Today’s Economy" Thom has a rumble with Steve Forbes www.forbes.com

Hour Three: Credit Union or Bank...? Thom speaks with Mark Wolff of the Credit Union National Association www.cuna.org

Friday

Hour One: "Brunch With Bernie" Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spends the hour with Thom discussing the issues and answering listener questions www.sanders.senate.gov

Republicans ruthlessly reshaped America to hold onto power - can Dems do the same thing to save it?

Thom plus logo In the power grab to fill the Supreme Court seat announced the same evening as the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mitch McConnell didn't do anything new. The GOP has a long history of playing hardball power politics.
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 Unequal Protection, 2nd Edition:
"Hartmann combines a remarkable piece of historical research with a brilliant literary style to tell the grand story of corporate corruption and its consequences for society with the force and readability of a great novel."
David C. Korten, author of When Corporations Rule the World and Agenda for A New Economy
From The Thom Hartmann Reader:
"Thom Hartmann seeks out interesting subjects from such disparate outposts of curiosity that you have to wonder whether or not he uncovered them or they selected him."
Leonardo DiCaprio, actor, producer, and environmental activist