Daily Topics - Wednesday December 22nd, 2010
Truthout is proud to bring you an exclusive series from America's No. 1 progressive radio host, Thom Hartmann. We'll be publishing weekly installments of Hartmann's acclaimed new book, "Rebooting the American Dream: 11 Ways to Rebuild Our Country." We invite Truthout readers to join us as, chapter by chapter, we explore these groundbreaking ideas for national transformation.
Quote of the Day: The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they allow. Bigness means weakness. ~Eric Sevareid, "The Press and the People," television program, 1959
Hour One: "Brunch With Bernie" - holiday edition - Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spends the hour with Thom talking about the day's important issues and taking your calls - www.sanders.senate.gov
Hour Two: Does watching Fox News make you stupid? Thom has a rumble with Dan Gainor of the Business and Media Institute www.businessandmedia.org; Plus, think you know the real story of Santa and his reindeer? Think again!
Hour Three: Are the wealthy really that different from you and me? New study says yes... Thom challenges Dr. Yaron Brook of the Ayn Rand Institute - www.aynrand.org