Greg Palast - Puerto Rico On the Brink & How Trump Really Lost

Big Picture Interview - The devastation in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria is on an apocalyptic scale. Eighty percent of the island's agricultural industry was destroyed - flooding is rampant - and most of the population could be without power for as many as six months. This is the kind of disaster we're only going to see more of as climate change kicks into gear - but for the banksters that already have Puerto Rico in their grasp - it could be just another chance to bleed the island dry. For more on how the vulture capitalists have ruined Puerto Rico - and how they could use Hurricane Maria as a launching bad for more of their financial piracy - I'm joined by Greg Palast.

Flying in America Could Get More Dangerous

Big Picture Panel - Dave McCulloch, National GOP Strategist & Charles Sauer, Economist/President-The Market Institute. If Republicans get their way - flying in America could get soon get a lot more dangerous. The reason why in the Lone Liberal Rumble.

Dr. Richard Wolff - What’s Next After the End Of Capitalism?

Big Picture Interview - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Author of numerous books including most recently, Capitalism's Crisis Deepens: Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown. The signs are everywhere - are we nearing the end of capitalism? And if so, what comes next?

Is the death of capitalism near?

Is the death of capitalism around the corner? With the scandal surrounding Equifax CEO, Thom -together with economist Richard Wolff – discuss the perils of the capitalist economic system and whether it’s time to replace it – instead of fixing again and again. Later in the show, Trump’s war on NFL players is in the spotlight of today’s politics panel.

New Study - How Americans Were Blocked From Voting

Big Picture Panel - Bryan Pruitt, Contributor-RedState. We might finally have definitive proof that voter suppression won Wisconsin for Donald Trump.

Trump Goes After FootBall Players Not White Supremacists

Neil McCabe, BigLeaguePolitics.com & Doug Christian, Political Commentator. Whether you kneel or stand - what kind of healthy democracy plays the national anthem at sports games?

Farewell to Ice...

In this episode, Thom discusses climate change, its effects on the Arctic, and how the melting of the ice is going to change the world. Later, it’s the panel of guests to talk about GOP desperately trying to push though Graham-Cassidy bill ,and the lengths Republicans are willing to go for it.

Climate apocolypse?

Professor Peter Wadhams ScD, Professor of Ocean Physics / Head of the Polar Ocean Physics Group-Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, UK RE: A Farewell to Ice: A Report from the Arctic. We could be just eighteen years away from a climate apocalypse...

A Right To Work For Less

In this episode of The Big Picture, Sam Sacks discusses Right-to-Work laws and the way America treats its labor force together with Shaun Richman, labor organizer and journalist. Later in the show, the Big Picture panel meets to discuss McCain’s refusal to back Graham-Cassidy healthcare plan and the way Democrats have failed the Dreamers.

How Trump is Making the World More Dangerous

Sam Sacks is for Thom Hartmann in this episode of The Big Picture, as he wonders whether world without nuclear weapons is possible – and sits down with Susi Snyder, Nuclear Disarmament Program Manager at PAX to discuss this. Later – It’s Graham-Cassidy bill under scrutiny by Sam and his guests Bryan Pruitt and Alex Lawson.

When Socialism and Federalism Collide

It’s all healthcare today. In the first half of the show, Thom talks with one of the leaders of the “Our Revolution” movement Larry Cohen about Bernie’s healthcare-for-everyone initiative and it’s counter-bill by Congressmen Graham and Cassidy. And coming in the second block, it’s lone liberal rumble as Thom takes on conservatives Julio Rivera and Charles Sauer on the topic of the affordable healthcare for Americans.

There Is No Reason For Insurance Companies (to Exist)

In this episode of the Big Picture, Thom takes on a panel of guests to talk about Trump’s threat to eradicate “enemies of humanity” and whether the power of the world’s first country should be devoted to war on humans – or on climate change. Later, Thom discusses a $700 bn bill passed in a senate, expanding even further the budget of American military. And finally, the Trumpcare 3.0 that GOP are pushing trough.

The "Catastrophic" Climate Change Probability You’ll Want To Know

Neil McCabe, BigLeaguePolitics.com & Valerie Ervin, Senior Adviser - Working Families Party. According To A New Report, the chance of 'catastrophic' climate change completely wiping out humanity by 2100 is now 1-in-20.

How We Pay For Bernie's Bill

BernieCare: Richard Eskow, host of The Zero Hour, explains what’s in Bernie’s bill and how to pay for it.

It’s Time to Respect the Cheney Doctrine…

In this episode of The Big Picture Thom meets Richard Eskow to talk about a new initiative by the GOP to repeal Obamacare and if America can afford healthcare for all. Later in the show, it’s the Big Picture Panel as Thom discusses Trump’s hate groups, an impeding end-of-the-world due to the climate change – and whether democrats should even try to strike a deal with the President.

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