Wednesday 26 May '21 show notes

  • America's Cops are Having Their Harvey Weinstein Moment
  • If Trump is actually indicted, how do you think that will play out? Will MAGAts be in the streets?
  • What Police Reform is needed? How important is civilian oversight? How do we get there? - Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson, Co-Executive Director - the Highlander Center / Activist - Movement 4 Black Lives
  • Why Merrick Garland is Protecting Bill Barr
  • Democrats Need to Stop Being the "Charlie Brown" To the Republican Lucy...
  • What Do the Republicans Have On Joe Manchin?
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America's Cops are Having Their Harvey Weinstein Moment
Thom plus logo The casting couch is now largely a relic of the past. If we keep pushing hard, soon the same could be true of murderous and corrupt cops.

Sometimes cultural change takes generations or even centuries; sometimes it happens in the seeming blink of the eye. America's bad cops — and their enablers — are having their Harvey Weinstein moment.

Harvey was a big shot in Hollywood for decades when it was not uncommon for powerful men to help make women into stars in exchange for sex. It was so common that in a Cagney and Lacey TV show from the 1980s one of the characters openly asks the other if a particularly ditzy "movie star" character in that episode of the show "slept with the producer" to get the part.

Read more at HartmannReport.com.

-Thom
Wednesday's Daily Stack Daily Stack
Hour One: America's Cops are Having Their Harvey Weinstein Moment
Article: "Eric Garner dies in NYPD chokehold" by History.com.
Article: "losing their jobs and even being sued" by Casey Tolan, Nelli Black and Drew Griffin.
Article: "Freedom Riders" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Malcolm Nance" by Wikipedia.
If Trump is actually indicted, how do you think that will play out? Will MAGAts be in the streets?
Article: "Officer Mike Wiley, badge #LKW111" by Chas. Ames.
Article: "Stand-your-ground law" by Wikipedia.

Hour Two: What Police Reform is needed? How important is civilian oversight? How do we get there?
- Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson, Co-Executive Director - the Highlander Center / Activist - Movement 4 Black Lives @_AshDashLee_ @Mvmnt4BlkLives @HighlanderCTR
Article: "BREATHE Act" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Civilian control of the military" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Al Capone" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Adolf Hitler" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Beer Hall Putsch" by Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Book: "Mein Kampf" by Adolf Hitler.
Article: "Rudolf Hess" by Wikipedia.
Why Merrick Garland is Protecting Bill Barr

Hour Three: Democrats Need to Stop Being the "Charlie Brown" To the Republican Lucy...
Article: "Football gag" by Charles M. Schulz.
Article: "Kevin McCarthy's truthful gaffe on Benghazi" by By E.J. Dionne Jr.
Article: "Rural Utilities Service" (Rural Electrification Administration, Rural Telecommunications) by Wikipedia.
What Do the Republicans Have On Joe Manchin?
Article: "Manchin opposes D.C. statehood, dealing a blow to Democratic priority " by Sahil Kapur and Dartunorro Clark.
Article: "Defund the police encounters resistance as violent crime spikes" by Peter Nickeas, Julia Jones, Josh Campbell and Priya Krishnakumar.
Article: "Forty acres and a mule" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Joseph P. Kennedy Jr." by Wikipedia.
Article: "George H. W. Bush" by Wikipedia.
Article: "George McGovern" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Colin Kaepernick" by Wikipedia.
Bill: "S.4263 - John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act" by Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT].
Article: "George Floyd Justice in Policing Act" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Genocide of indigenous peoples" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Slavery in America Timeline" by Jim Crow Museum.
Article: "Jim Crow laws" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Chinese Exclusion Act", 1882 by Wikipedia.
Article: "Japanese Internment Camps" by History.com.
Article: "National Apology" by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, 13 February 2008.
Article: "Heather Bresch" by Wikipedia.
Thursday on The Thom Hartmann Program, 12-3pm ET
I'll be talking with Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Co-founder, Democracy At Work / Author of numerous books - his latest is The Sickness is the System (now also available as an eBook)
Plus, I'll debate Carrie Lukas, President - Independent Women's Forum, Author, Checking Progressive Privilege on Government paid leave
And, Dr. Joi Lewis CEO & Founder - The Healing Justice Foundation - a national nonprofit founded in Minneapolis, providing community resources to address inequities & offering urgent healing and support to Black people / Author - Healing: The Act of Radical Self Care
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Are Cops Having Their Harvey Weinstein Moment?
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