Daily Topics - Tuesday January 2nd, 2018

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Coming up today on The Thom Hartmann Program - Your Home for the Resistance:

Happy New Year 2018!!

- What's Better? The Government Giving Out Good Jobs or Good Money?

- Do We need Small Towns Anymore?

- Why There Are No Slums in Switzerland...

- How Our News Media Teaches White People that Black People Are Dangerous & Failures...

- David Brooks Refuses to Bring Up the Truth That Can't Be Spoken...

- PLUS, Thom vs. Julio Rivera, Reactionary Times...What's In Your Paycheck Post Tax Cut?!

...LIVE from 12-3pm ET

Will America Recover from the Rightwing Billionaire's War Against Us?

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