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Does America Have To Choose Between Impeaching Trump and War with Russia? (w/Guest Stephen Cohen)

As the Mueller investigation into what some are calling #Russiagate continues to unfold, some like friend of the show and guest Stephen Cohen, are becoming concerned that the investigation, allegations, and 24 hour news cycle, are worsening tensions with Russia and leading to a place where we may have to choose between impeaching Donald Trump and war with Russia.

The Congressional Black Caucus's New Chair & Diversity of Tactics (w/ Congressmember Karen Bass

The Congressional Black Caucus is looking to have a big impact on the next congress, and Chair Congressmember Karen Bass talks about a "diversity of tactics" where the Congressional Black Caucus will go on the offensive, fighting to ensure victories for their representatives and simultaneously take the defensive position against assaults on civil rights by Donald Trump, the republicans and others.

The Shrinking Difference Between Today's Working Class and Feudal Serfs (w/Guest Prof Richard Wolff)

Is Donald Trump's unplanned fumbling with an economy already experiencing it's cyclical capitalist crisis pushing us toward the return of feudalism?

Christmas Is Not Under Attack But Refugees Are!

The faux news network that brings you it's annual report of the apparently decades long WAR ON CHRISTMAS is back at it again, this time complaining that the liberals are politicizing the apolitical christian holiday celebrating the birth of a Jewish Palestinian Socialist, named Jesus Christ who would grow up to champion women's rights, taking care of the poor, the sick, and fighting for the rights of the imprisoned...

The New Moral Imagination of Immigration (w/Congressmember Pramila Jayapal

Progressive democrats are coming out with a bold vision of what our immigration policy could be to fight the Republican tactic of ICE detention, deportation and family separation. Co Chair of the Progressive Congressional Caucus joins the Thom Hartmann Program to tell us about this new moral imagination on immigration.

Have We Passed The Climate Change Tipping Point (w/Guest Dr. Michael Mann)

Dr. Michael Mann, climate change export and author of The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening The Planet, joins the program to discuss the climate change tipping point and the domino extinctions that may have already started.

How & Why The Press Makes Us Hate One Another (w/Guest Matt Taibbi)

The way the media is covering the news today isn't good for America but it is good for their profits, shareholders and advertisers. Matt Taibbi joins the program to discuss how the profit motive is driving the press to drive us apart!

Conservatives Keep Equating Abortion And The Death Penalty: Here's Why That Comparison Falls Apart

A conservative caller wants to know why progressives are working hard to abolish the death penalty but are working to keep abortion illegal. Positions that for him and other conservatives amounts to an apparent contradiction. Why is abortion morally and legally sound but the death penalty so morally disgusting that progressives have mobilized to put a legal end to it, for the conservatives that see abortion as murder, this might be a hard thing to figure out.

Is Republican Party Policy Leaving People With No Choice?

How much more corruption can we take from Trump and the Republican Party?

How Universal Healthcare Could Cut Corporations Out Of Medicare

Why is calling universal healthcare often called medicare for all, are the two different, if so, how...and could Universal Healthcare cut corporations out of decisions between patients and doctors?

Is It Time To Abolish The Death Penalty? (w/Guest Mike Farrell)

The use of the death penalty has been a source of much debate in recent years, is it time for America to abolish capital punishment and join the rest of the world? Mike Farrell, actor, human rights advocate and president of Death Penalty Focus joins the Thom Hartmann Program to talk about the legacy of the death penalty and why putting the barbaric practice to rest will be a good step for our democracy!

How The GOP Tax Scam Is Already Lowering Your Wages

The GOP Tax Scam resulted in a small but noticeable increase in paychecks for some workers but what many do not realize is that it is already building the structure to lower wages. Will the working class wake up in time to stop it or toil like dogs under tight wages, deregulation and policies that send jobs overseas?

Does Trump Voters Believes Sexuality Is a Choice Because They Are Choosing To be Straight?

Why do conservatives still believe that sexual preference, who we are attracted to is a choice, could it be that more than a margin of the people on the right who hate LGBT people are making their own choices as well?

General Motors Proves Trickle Down Theory Only Works If You Shower With Gold Water

General Motors admits what we all know, after receiving a massive tax cut, the auto maker is laying off thousands of American employees and closing it's plants. Wasn't this tax cut passed on the rationalization of trickle down theory?

The Thom Hartmann Program - Aug 30th 2018

It seems it's all racism, all the time w/the GOP...Neo-Nazi robocall hits Iowa on Molly Tibbett’s murder: “KILL THEM ALL. ” Richard Wolff drops by about the National Debt. Is it a disaster or an OK thing? Also - Trump & The National Enquirer - Is the Economy Here To Serve Us Or Are We Here to Serve the economy?

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