July 2012

  • Daily Topics - Monday July 9th, 2012

    Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE at our new time, 3-6pm Eastern!

    Hour One: FL Gov covers up TB outbreak...why we need a national healthcare system - Peter Suderman, Reason Magazine

    Hour Two: Will Obama get tax breaks for the middle class? Daniel Halper, The Weekly Standard

    Hour Three: Cities fight back against the big banks...

  • Corporations are eating our commons

    So-called Emergency Financial Managers in Michigan are selling off public schools to private charter school corporations – and laying off hundreds of public school teachers in the process. The “mini-dictators” who – appointed by Republican Governors – have unprecedented power to fire local elected officials, break union contracts, and sell off our commons to corporate interests have decided to eat alive the public school system in West M

  • The Greek people are once again getting a raw deal

    Despite promising to renegotiate the bailout deal, to soften austerity measures coming down the pike, the new Conservative coalition government in Greece is moving forward with harsh new spending cuts. Even though the New Democracy party supported the bailout and austerity program during the campaign, the Party did promise to soften the austerity blow and have the spending cuts spread out over two years rather than inflicted immediately.

  • Daily Topics - Thursday July 5th, 2012

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    Hour One: Mr. 1% and his offshore millions... / Plus, bring manufacturing home to America - Virg Bernero, Mayor-Lansing, MI

    Hour Two: Conservative U.S. Senator says "no coverage for cancer"... / Plus, Geeky Science - Kitty litter can increase suicide rates in women

    Hour Three: Rwanda has better health care than America...

  • Roll back the Reagan tax cuts, like they just did in France

    With the Socialists now in control of France – the wealthy are again - after a long pause of tax cuts for the rich under Sarkozy - being asked to sacrifice their fair share. President Francois Hollande introduced a new budget on Wednesday – restoring pre-Sarkozy tax rates on the rich.

  • Pharmaceutical giant fraudulently puts Profits Over People

    One giant pharmaceutical company just got busted for putting profits ahead of peoples’ lives. In the largest healthcare fraud settlement in U.S. history, British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline was slapped with $3 billion in fines after pleading guilty to a number of criminal and civil violations related to 10 drugs the company produces that are taken by millions of Americans.

  • Daily Topics - Monday July 2nd, 2012

    Catch The Thom Hartmann Program LIVE at our new time, 3-6pm Eastern!

    Hour One: Why is Ireland scrapping their voting machines? / Plus, Thom talks Trade reform - Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

    Hour Two: Obamacare is NOT taxmageddon - Carrie Lukas, Independent Women's Forum / Plus, Dr. Deepak Chopra works with Vets with PTSD

    Hour Three: The Republican plan to kill Obamacare...

  • This is what Climate Change looks like

    Hundreds of thousands of people are still without power around the nation’s capital – and left to deal with a record breaking heat wave alone. Fueled by all-time temperature highs on Friday, a massive freak storm ripped across the Mid-Atlantic Friday night – killing at least 15 people and knocking out power to more than three million.

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