Thom Hartmann has been the nation's #1 progressive talk show host for over a decade. His program is live daily from noon-3 PM ET on commercial radio stations all across the United States, on nonprofit stations via the Pacifica Network, and on channel 127 of the SiriusXM Satellite radio network. The program is also simulcast as TV via the Free Speech TV Network, carried on DISH and DirectTV satellite networks, Hulu, AppleTV, Sling, cable systems nationwide, and everywhere else you can find FSTV. It's also live on YouTube and Facebook.

Talkers Magazine ranks Thom as the #1 progressive talk show host in America, with a cumulative audience of 7 million (excluding the TV audience). For 9 years he also hosted an evening TV program that was first carried by Free Speech TV and later picked up by RT TV out of Washington, DC. He separated from RT in 2017.

He is also a four-time Project Censored-award-winning, New York Times best-selling author of 24 books in print. He invented the "hunters in a farmer's world" reframe for ADHD and wrote 5 books on the subject.

In the early 1970s, he founded and ran The Michigan Healing Arts Center, and in the years since then has started 2 advertising agencies (Ter Graphics in the 70s, and Chandler, MacDonald dba The Newsletter Factor in the 80s), a travel agency (International Wholesale Travel, sold in 1986), and a community for abused children in New Hampshire, as well as starting relief programs on all 5 continents over the years while working with the Salem International organization. (His autobiography, documenting mostly his work with Salem, is titled The Prophet's Way, a reference to his mentor Gottfried Mueller, and available in bookstores nationwide.)

He holds a PhD in homeopathy and a masters degree in herbal medicine, as well as an honorary PhD from Goddard College in Vermont, where he was a visiting instructor. He was rostered as a psychotherapist by the State of Vermont for five years, and holds a Trainer's Certification in NLP from The Society of NLP. He and his wife Louise have built 7 businesses together, sold most of them off, and retired 5 times in the past 47 years of marriage. They have 3 adult children.

He and Louise currently live in Portland, Oregon with a small menagerie.


Fuller biography of Thom.

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Thom meets His Holiness the Pope (1998) and the Dalai Lama (1999)

Thom's Blog

Does Trump "Tweet" When His Staff Says No?

Thom plus logo Lev Parnas tells the story of how Donald Trump fired ambassador Marie Yovanovitch at least "four or five times," and that they were afraid that he would "fire her with a tweet." This is not the first time we have heard from White House insiders that the president often gives irrational or stupid orders that his staff then ignores.

Reviews

From The Thom Hartmann Reader:
"Right through the worst of the Bush years and into the present, Thom Hartmann has been one of the very few voices constantly willing to tell the truth. Rank him up there with Jon Stewart, Bill Moyers, and Paul Krugman for having the sheer persistent courage of his convictions."
Bill McKibben, author of Eaarth
From Screwed:
"Hartmann speaks with the straight talking clarity and brilliance of a modern day Tom Paine as he exposes the intentional and systematic destruction of America’s middle class by an alliance of political con artists and outlines a program to restore it. This is Hartmann at his best. Essential reading for those interested in restoring the institution that made America the envy of the world."
David C. Korten, author of The Great Turning and When Corporations Rule the World