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Full Show 9/24/14: Reaganomics Is Fueling Islamic Extremism

Tonight’s “Lone Liberal Rumble” discusses Obama’s ISIS speech at the UN, how Boehner’s lawyer is backing out of the Obama lawsuit and the right wing media’s attack of Sunday’s massive climate change march. Thom talks the UN Climate Summit with Mary Sweeters and John Deans of Greenpeace USA and how companies are ditching ALEC over climate change with Labor Economist Jane Carter. In tonight’s “Daily Take” Thom discusses how we need to take the profit motive out of our health care system.

Time for America to Dump “Homeland"

President Obama and our lawmakers in Washington often talk about how important it is to protect our “homeland." But - if they understood the history behind that word - would they still be referring to America as the "homeland?"

Singer Sami Yusuf - How to End World Hunger

Sami Yusuf, The Centre, joins Thom Hartmann. The so-called People's Climate March was the single largest climate-change rally IN HUMAN HISTORY - but the Sunday shows could have cared less. Meet the Press - Face the Nation - State of the Union - Fox News Sunday - all aired a grand total of ZERO segments on the protest. If you're going to be in the DC area this Friday and want to see Sami perform live in concert - head over to www.strathmore.org for tickets!

Politics Panel - Sunday Shows Goes Silent on 400,000 Marchers

Marc Harrold, Congressional Candidate (L-VA -11th district) /Observations of White Noise, Sabrina Joy Stevens, Progressive Strategist & writer, Hughey Newsome, Project 21 / Move-On-Up all join Thom Hartmann.

Politics Panel - We’re at War & Congress is Silent….

Marc Harrold, Congressional Candidate (L-VA -11th district) /Observations of White Noise, Sabrina Joy Stevens, Progressive Strategist & writer, Hughey Newsome, Project 21 / Move-On-Up all join Thom Hartmann. It's official: the U.S. is now at war in Syria. Isn’t it time for Congress to put limits on this new war before it becomes another Middle Eastern quagmire?

Eco-Hip Hop Artist Xiuhtezcatl Raps "Be the Change"

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Earth Guardians, joins Thom Hartmann. President Obama spoke about the high stakes game we're playing with the planet in a speech at today's U.N. summit - saying that we cannot condemn our children to a future beyond repair. As corny as it sounds - children and young people really are the key to the fight against climate change. Which is what makes people like my next guest - activist and hip-hop artist Shoe-Tez-Caht Martinez - so inspiring. Although he's just 14 years old - Shoe-Tez-Caht has already given a Ted Talk and started an organization that brings young people together to fight for a greener planet. He also spoke at today's U.N. Summit on Climate Change. His brother Eat-Squat-Lee joins him to rap "Be the Change."

Full Show 9/23/14: U.S. Begins Bombing Another Middle Eastern Country

Thom discusses today’s UN Climate Change Summit with environmental activist and hip-hop artist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez and how to end world hunger with Singer/Songwriter Sami Yusuf. Tonight’s “Politics Panel” discusses the bombing of Syria, how google is ditching ALEC over their stance on climate change and how the Sunday talk shows ignored New York’s massive climate change march. In tonight's “Daily Take” Thom discusses why we need to stop using the term “homeland.”

Can We Save Humans From the Greatest Threat Ever?

As Climate Week marches on - a new report suggests it's likely that the 2 degrees Celsius global warming ceiling

The Labor Movement Goes Green

K. Dean Hubbard Jr., The Sierra Club, joins Thom Hartmann. Thousands of union members joined in on yesterday's massive climate change march in New York City. So - could this mark a turning point in the fight against global warming? So - what's fueling this newfound alliance between unions and environmental groups - and can it last?

400,000 Marched…Corporate Media Absent!

Cole Stangler, In These Times, joins Thom Hartmann. Starting just before noon outside of Central Park - the People’s Climate March was one of 2,600 other protests around the world Sunday - which together made up the single largest climate-change rally IN HUMAN HISTORY. New York’s protest lasted for hours as marchers traveled over two miles through downtown Manhattan - carrying banners - signs - and floats. Everyone from U.N. Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon to legendary biologist Jane Goodall was there - and the message was clear: if we want human civilization to survive the next few centuries - the world needs to take action on global warming right now. This week - world leaders - including President Barack Obama - are meeting in New York City for a U.N. Summit on climate change. And if yesterday’s massive protests are any indication - there is a deep well of popular support for a world-changing climate deal. The people have spoken and they want action on climate change. The only problem is - the mainstream media isn’t listening.

Why Should It Matter If Poor People Own a TV or Not?

Poor people in America have too many TV's! That's the message coming from the Heritage Foundation these days. As part of a report on poverty released earlier this month - the Washington, D.C.-based think tank released some supposedly ridiculous facts about poverty in America. These supposedly ridiculous facts include the fact that - according to Heritage - nearly 67 percent of poor people have cable or satellite television - that nearly 50 percent have a personal computer - and that 40 percent of poor families have a wide-screen TV. It doesn't take a political science degree to realize the point Heritage is trying to make here. If poor people can afford to buy an Xbox - the think-tank is saying - then they can definitely afford to buy their own healthcare. But is this actually the case? Joining Thom now to help make the case for why poor people shouldn't own TV's is Robert Rector - Senior Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation.

How About Nonviolent Solutions to Isis?

Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Campaign Nonviolence / Hip Hop Caucus joins Thom Hartmann. After almost two months of airstrikes - ISIS appears to be holding strong in Iraq and Syria. According to new reports - U.S airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq may not be having their desired effects. So isn't it time to start thinking of nonviolent solutions to the conflict in the Middle East?

Full show 9/22/14: The People’s Climate March

Thom speaks to Cole Stangler of In These Times about the People’s Climate March in New York, the largest climate march in history. Dean Hubbard of the Sierra Club tells Thom about labor’s new role in the climate movement. Thom discusses non-violent responses to the ISIS crisis with Rev. Lennox Yearwood of Campaign Nonviolence. And Robert Rector of the Heritage Foundation discusses our definition of poverty in the U.S.

The Big Picture: The Missing Person

Watch The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann on RT America weeknights at 7:00pm and 10:00pm Eastern Time.

Conversations with Great Minds P2 - What was The American Revolution of 1800?

Dan Sisson, The American Revolution of 1800, joins Thom Hartmann who co-authored this book. Just 24 years after he wrote the Declaration of Independence - Thomas Jefferson spearheaded a second American revolution. What was this second American revolution? And what can it tell us about we can do to protect our democracy right now in 2014? "The American Revolution of 1800" - a classic work of scholarship that - for me - like so many others - changed the way I saw the history of our country If there's one book you need to read to understand the real origins of American democracy - this is it

Republicans Admit to Accepting Bribes, Why Aren't They In Jail?


The whole Roy Moore thing in a way really highlights in my mind how committed the Republicans are to sucking up to the very, very wealthy base. I've been referring to them for a long time as the owners of the Republican Party, but they're also the ones that keep the Republican Party in power. They're also the supporters of the Republican Party.

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