https://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en Why Is Trump So Enthusiastic About Americans Dying? https://www.thomhartmann.com/Why%20Is%20Trump%20So%20Enthusiastic%20About%20Americans%20Dying <p><em><strong>By Thom Hartmann</strong></em></p> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/50047319191_5cb3ff64a1_c.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 167px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid; margin: 10px; float: left;" width="799" height="533" />Two weeks after America diagnosed its first case of COVID-19, Republicans in the United States Senate (with the single exception of Mitt Romney) refuse to vote to impeach Donald Trump.</p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/Why%20Is%20Trump%20So%20Enthusiastic%20About%20Americans%20Dying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:28:57 +0000 thomhartmann 112079 at https://www.thomhartmann.com How Trump’s Promotion of Mask Stupidity Could Lose Him the Election https://www.thomhartmann.com/mask-stupidity <p><em><strong>by Thom Hartmann</strong></em><br />May 28, 2020</p> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/covid-world.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 177px; margin: 10px; float: left;" width="250" height="177" />Every advanced democracy in the world has its coronavirus epidemic largely under control except the United States. And we’re on the verge of melting down again because a substantial minority of Americans simply don’t know the basic science of how an epidemic works and why wearing masks is part of breaking the epidemic chain.</p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/mask-stupidity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 28 May 2020 17:27:00 +0000 thomhartmann 111862 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Research reveals the damage right-wing media has inflicted on America — and it’s just the tip of the iceberg https://www.thomhartmann.com/right-wing-media <p><strong><em>by Thom Hartmann</em></strong><br />28 May, 2020<br /><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/social_media.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 181px; margin: 10px; float: left;" width="250" height="181" />Donald Trump wants to go after social media because Twitter pointed out one of his lies. And, in fact, social media has done a lot of damage to America and the American body politic, with the most visible example being its help in putting Donald Trump in the White House in 2016.</p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/right-wing-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 28 May 2020 07:00:00 +0000 thomhartmann 111858 at https://www.thomhartmann.com There's Only One Reason Trump and the GOP Don't Want Mail-in Voting https://www.thomhartmann.com/vote-by-mail <p>Vote-by-mail makes voting easier. And when voting is easier, Republicans have a much harder time suppressing the vote.</p> <p><strong><em>by Thom Hartmann</em></strong><br />27, May 2020</p> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/mailbox.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 281px; margin: 10px; float: left;" width="527" height="592" />Trump and Republicans don’t want mail-in voting this November because it blows up a couple of their most effective voter suppression schemes. </p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/vote-by-mail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 27 May 2020 07:00:00 +0000 thomhartmann 111859 at https://www.thomhartmann.com The Next Death Wave From COVID-19 Will Be the Poor, Rural and White https://www.thomhartmann.com/next-death-wave-covid-19 <p><em><strong>by Thom Hartmann</strong></em><br />May 22, 2020<br /><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/covid-mask.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 167px; margin: 10px; float: left;" width="250" height="167" />What do you call a crisis that kills a hundred thousand Americans? It all depends on who does the dying.</p> <p>At first, it seemed like it was mostly white people infected and/or killed by the coronavirus.</p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/next-death-wave-covid-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 22 May 2020 07:00:00 +0000 thomhartmann 111860 at https://www.thomhartmann.com History Will Not Be Kind to the Billionaire Trump Whisperers Responsible for So Many COVID-19 Deaths https://www.thomhartmann.com/history-for-trump <p><em><strong>by Thom Hartmann</strong></em><br />May 21, 2020</p> <p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/covid-mask-2.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 142px; margin: 10px; float: left;" width="250" height="142" />Several new studies and models suggest that if Donald Trump had simply declared a state of national emergency, largely shutting down the country, a few weeks earlier than he did, tens of thousands of people who are dead right now would still be alive.</p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/history-for-trump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 21 May 2020 07:00:00 +0000 thomhartmann 111861 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Green World Rising : Press Release https://www.thomhartmann.com/green-world-rising <p><strong>GREEN WORLD RISING </strong> <br />Press release : 20 August 2014<br /> <br />Tree Media rarely sends out email, but in this time of accelerated climate change, we felt that this was an important moment. We are releasing a series of short films, free to the public this week, called <a href="http://www.greenworldrising.org">Green World Rising</a>.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/green-world-rising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leonardo DiCaprio; Green World Rising Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:11:27 +0000 webmaster 75479 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thom Hartmann Show Creates 21% Growth For Free Speech TV Network Viewership Nationwide https://www.thomhartmann.com/press-release-aug-2011 <p><br /><strong>Thom Hartmann Show Creates 21% Growth For Free Speech TV Network Viewership Nationwide</strong><br /><br /><strong>Washington, D.C</strong>. -- August 1, 2011 -- Top-ranked television and radio personality Thom Hartmann’s nationally syndicated cable television program, The Big Picture, has grown in viewership by an impressive 19% since going on the air in late January of this year, while his simulcast (a’la Imus) TV/radio viewership has surged by 57% since it debuted on TV in October of 2010.<br /></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/press-release-aug-2011" target="_blank">read more</a></p> press release thom hartmann Mon, 01 Aug 2011 16:25:06 +0000 webmaster 20851 at https://www.thomhartmann.com James Lee Burke : The Tin Roof Blowdown & Hurricane Katrina https://www.thomhartmann.com/buzzflash/tin-roof <p><br /><strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/1416548505?tag=thomhartmann">The Tin Roof Blowdown</a>,</strong> <strong>by James Lee Burke</strong><br /><em>Reviewed by Thom Hartmann</em></p> <p>James Lee Burke is, in my humble opinion, the best living writer in America. He's the Hemingway of our generation. One of my most valued possessions is a first edition of Purple Cane Road, one of his Dave Robicheaux novels. My son-in-law's father walked down the street to his friend Burke's house and asked him to autograph it to me as a Christmas gift.</p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/buzzflash/tin-roof" target="_blank">read more</a></p> james lee burke review tin roof blowdown Tue, 01 Feb 2011 20:48:08 +0000 webmaster 13344 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Daniel Brook - The Trap : Selling Out to Stay Afloat https://www.thomhartmann.com/buzzflash/the-trap <p><br /><strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/0805088016?tag=thomhartmann">The Trap: Selling Out to Stay Afloat</a>, by Daniel Brook</strong><br /><em>Review by Thom Hartmann</em></p> <p><em>The Trap: Selling Out to Stay Afloat in Winner-Take-All America</em> by Daniel Brook is one of the most brilliant and important books to come along in many years. </p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/buzzflash/the-trap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> book review daniel brook the trap Tue, 01 Feb 2011 20:32:26 +0000 webmaster 13342 at https://www.thomhartmann.com