https://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en Wednesday 13 February '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/wednesday-13-february-19-show-notes <ul> <li>In for Thom today - Jefferson Smith, host/owner progressive radio XRAY-FM, Portland, OR</li> <li>What To Do About America's Billionaire Problem...?</li> <li>2020 Election...Who's Speaking to Your Issues?</li> <li>How Universal Basic Income Could End Poverty</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/wednesday-13-february-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/wednesday-13-february-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 13 Feb 2019 23:59:48 +0000 SueN 108676 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 12 February '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/tuesday-12-february-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> <li>States Are Starting to Pick (California and the Northwest now) - Permanently Go On Daylight Savings or Standard. Which Side Are You On?</li> <li>Is VA Governor Northam Going to Get By On His White Guilt?</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/tuesday-12-february-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/tuesday-12-february-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 13 Feb 2019 17:00:52 +0000 SueN 108669 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 11 February '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/monday-11-february-19-show-notes <ul> <li>In Venezuela, White Supremacy is a Key to Trump's Coup - Greg Palast, Investigative Journalist/Author/Filmmaker, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy</li> <li>Democratic Poll Today! Who Do You Support? Name &amp; One Sentence As To Why...</li> <li>What's the Most Effective Way to Get Americans to Support Clawing Back Massive Wealth?</li> <li>Republicans launch new group to lobby Congress on Trump's NAFTA replacement - Lori Wallach, Public Citizen's Trade Watch</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/monday-11-february-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/monday-11-february-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:57:30 +0000 SueN 108660 at https://www.thomhartmann.com The Founders Created the Electoral College to Prevent a Foreign-Influenced Candidate From Winning - It Didn't Stop Trump, so Let's Scrap It https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/founders-created-electoral-college-prevent-foreign-influenced-candidate-winning-it-didn <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> It's time to take another step forward in fine-tuning our republic and abolish the Electoral College.<br /><br />America's Founders and Framers thought they could use the Electoral College to prevent somebody like Donald Trump from ever becoming president. Unfortunately, they were wrong, and now we're paying the price.<br /> </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/founders-created-electoral-college-prevent-foreign-influenced-candidate-winning-it-didn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/founders-created-electoral-college-prevent-foreign-influenced-candidate-winning-it-didn#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 11 Feb 2019 22:41:46 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 108654 at https://www.thomhartmann.com What's the Most Effective Way to Get Americans to Support Clawing Back this Wealth? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/whats-most-effective-way-get-americans-support-clawing-back-wealth <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> A new study shows that the richest 400 Americans now own more wealth than the bottom 60 percent of us, over 150 million Americans. This is wealth on the order of the European kings of the 18th century, even worse than it was in the 1920s, which led to the Great Crash.<br /> </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/whats-most-effective-way-get-americans-support-clawing-back-wealth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/whats-most-effective-way-get-americans-support-clawing-back-wealth#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:06:25 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 108648 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 8 February '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/friday-8-february-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Is the War Between Socialism and Capitalism About To Begin? Who Will Win?</li> <li>Is the Worst Climate Change Tipping Point Just 5 Years Away?</li> <li>Nurses Launch Medicare for All 'Barnstorm' Actions in 150 U.S. locations Feb. 9-13 - Deborah Burger, RN, National Nurses United</li> <li>Anything Goes Friday</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/friday-8-february-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/friday-8-february-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:44:11 +0000 SueN 108647 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Is the Worst Climate Change Tipping Point Just 5 Years Away? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/worst-climate-change-tipping-point-just-5-years-away <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> The UK's national weather service, the Met Office, has set off a fire alarm. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/worst-climate-change-tipping-point-just-5-years-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/worst-climate-change-tipping-point-just-5-years-away#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:56:10 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 108635 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 7 February '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/thursday-7-february-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Americans Want Socialism - Trump Says No!</li> <li>Trump Wants Payday Lenders to More Easily Rip Off Veterans &amp; Low Income Workers</li> <li>Why do we have central banks, what is their role, and why is it important to regulate interest rates? - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work/Capitalism's Crisis Deepens Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown</li> <li>Conversations with Great Minds: How Robert Bork Transformed America &amp; We Never Even Noticed... - Professor Barak Orbach, Professor of Law at the University of Arizona James E.<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/thursday-7-february-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/thursday-7-february-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:32:05 +0000 SueN 108634 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Americans Want Socialism - Trump Says No! https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/americans-want-socialism-trump-says-no <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img alt="Thom plus logo" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" style="border-width: 0px; border-style: solid; margin: 10px; float: left; width: 156px; height: 156px;" /></a> Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says, "We're not going back to socialism... We don't believe in a centralized planned economy where the government puts restraints on" the billionaires' behavior.<br /> </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/americans-want-socialism-trump-says-no" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/americans-want-socialism-trump-says-no#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:55:26 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 108624 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 6 February '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/wednesday-6-february-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> <li>If You Don't Want Socialism Then You Don't Want America</li> <li>The anti-abortion lies media must correct from Trump's 2019 State of the Union - Sharon Kann, Media Matters</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/wednesday-6-february-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/wednesday-6-february-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:39:17 +0000 SueN 108623 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 5 February '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/tuesday-5-february-19-show-notes <ul> <li>The State of the Union is Worrying... What Worries You?</li> <li>DNC Chair Tom Perez Is Here - On the State Of the Union - Chair Tom Perez, Democratic National Committee (DNC)</li> <li>Here's the "What if?" - If Trump Declares a National Emergency... - Andrew Boyle, Counsel, Liberty &amp; National Security Program - Brennan Center</li> <li>Why Can't Our Food &amp; Our Pet food Be Safe? - Ocean Robbins, Food Revolution Network / "31-Day Food Revolution: Heal Your Body, Feel Great and Transform Your World"</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/tuesday-5-february-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/tuesday-5-february-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 06 Feb 2019 17:00:42 +0000 SueN 108613 at https://www.thomhartmann.com The State of the Union is Worrying https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/state-union-worrying <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img alt="Thom plus logo" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" style="border-width: 0px; border-style: solid; margin: 10px; float: left; width: 156px; height: 156px;" /></a> We are worried about global warming, all the lobbyists running government, that the economy will crash, that Trump will start a war, for the children that have been ripped from the mother's arms at the border, that Trump has sold this country out to other dictators around the world, and that Mike Pence will destroy </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/state-union-worrying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/state-union-worrying#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 05 Feb 2019 16:40:05 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 108603 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 4 February '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/monday-4-february-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Global Zero on US Ending INF Treaty: 'Hard to Imagine a Worse Approach' - Derek Johnson, Global Zero</li> <li>In Court FCC Offers Discredited Defense of Net Neutrality Repeal - Yosef Getachew, Common Cause</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/monday-4-february-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/monday-4-february-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 05 Feb 2019 16:21:51 +0000 SueN 108602 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Time To Turn the Social Safety Net Into a Floor No American Can Fall Through https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/time-turn-social-safety-net-floor-no-american-can-fall-through <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img alt="Thom plus logo" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" style="border-width: 0px; border-style: solid; margin: 10px; float: left; width: 156px; height: 156px;" /></a> The republicans have brought us a situation where banksters pay 15% income tax and anyone rich enough to create an LLC pays 21%.<br /> </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/time-turn-social-safety-net-floor-no-american-can-fall-through" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/time-turn-social-safety-net-floor-no-american-can-fall-through#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 04 Feb 2019 22:13:45 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 108597 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 1 February '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/friday-1-february-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Why is the Utah GOP Preventing the People from Getting Healthcare After They Voted for It?</li> <li>Do You Know What's Going On In America's New Internment Camps?</li> <li>Anything Goes Friday</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/friday-1-february-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/friday-1-february-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 04 Feb 2019 16:45:39 +0000 SueN 108592 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 31 January '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/thursday-31-january-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Time To Stop Giving America Away to Billionaires &amp; Big Corporations</li> <li>Is the Fed Chairmen Powell Groveling In Front of Trump &amp; Is the Fed Subsidizing the Market? - Economist Dr.<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/thursday-31-january-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/02/thursday-31-january-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 01 Feb 2019 16:12:07 +0000 SueN 108581 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Time To Stop Giving America Away to Billionaires & Big Corporations https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/time-stop-giving-america-away-billionaires-big-corporations <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> The FoxConn scam is just the latest in a long line of similar scams that companies have run all across the country since the 1980s. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/time-stop-giving-america-away-billionaires-big-corporations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/time-stop-giving-america-away-billionaires-big-corporations#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 31 Jan 2019 16:35:59 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 108570 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 30 January '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/wednesday-30-january-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> <li>What's More Important - The lives of $34,000 Americans or the profits of the NRA? - Cam Edwards, Host- Cam &amp; Co on NRATV</li> <li>Dear Very Very Wealthy - It's Time for a Change</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/wednesday-30-january-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/wednesday-30-january-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 31 Jan 2019 16:06:50 +0000 SueN 108569 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Dear Very Very Wealthy - It's Time for a Change https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/dear-very-very-wealthy-its-time-change <div> <div> </div> <!-- insert url for image --><!-- insert url for image --><div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> The country is in debt and we need to provide health care and education to all, and fix our addiction to fossil fuel. We need some of that cash the billionaires are hoarding and that they acquired by gaming the system and paying off politicians.<br /> </div></div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/dear-very-very-wealthy-its-time-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/dear-very-very-wealthy-its-time-change#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 30 Jan 2019 22:54:05 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 108562 at https://www.thomhartmann.com 66 Millions Americans At Risk Now Due to Climate Change https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/66-millions-americans-risk-now-due-climate-change <div> </div> <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> American's are facing a deadly crisis and people will die. Trump's response is to tell a bad joke. If it weren't for fossil fuel money we would be doing something about this crisis and this weather event would be a call to action. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/66-millions-americans-risk-now-due-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/66-millions-americans-risk-now-due-climate-change#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 30 Jan 2019 22:50:41 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 108561 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 29 January '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/tuesday-29-january-19-show-notes <ul> <li>It's Time For A New FDR &amp; Americans Are Ready</li> <li>66 Millions Americans At Risk Tomorrow Due to Climate Change</li> <li>Because of Trump - The Uninsured Rate Is The Highest It’s Been In 5 Years - Wendell Potter, "Deadly Spin"/"Nation on the Take"/Tarbell.org</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/tuesday-29-january-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/tuesday-29-january-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 30 Jan 2019 16:42:17 +0000 SueN 108556 at https://www.thomhartmann.com It's Time For A New FDR & Americans Are Ready https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/its-time-new-fdr-americans-are-ready <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> If you look at the history of American democracy, you see that only times of great crisis have produced major progressive political changes. The Tea Act, The Boston Tea Party, The Civil War, The Panic of 1893 &amp; the assassination of McKinley, The Great Depression, WWII and The Vietnam War. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/its-time-new-fdr-americans-are-ready" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/its-time-new-fdr-americans-are-ready#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 29 Jan 2019 22:24:22 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 108550 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 28 January '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/monday-28-january-19-show-notes <ul> <li>How Is It Centrist to Deny 70% of All Americans What They Want? and Why centrists are obsessed with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez</li> <li>Issues of the day and your calls - Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA, 17th District)</li> <li>A Coup in Venezuela? - Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK/Global Exchange</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/monday-28-january-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/monday-28-january-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 29 Jan 2019 16:52:22 +0000 SueN 108545 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 25 January '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/friday-25-january-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Roger Stone Indicted...Now that we see that there was a criminal conspiracy to commit fraud in the 2015 election, should the "fruit of that fraud" be removed from Trump?? Time to declare Trump &amp; Pence Illegitimate? Scotus? Legislation?</li> <li>The Trump/McConnell Government Shutdown - the honorable Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)</li> <li>La Guardia Stop Due to Shutdown - Do you feel safe to fly? Plus, Anything Goes Friday...what's on your mind?</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/friday-25-january-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/friday-25-january-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 28 Jan 2019 21:07:05 +0000 SueN 108534 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 24 January '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/thursday-24-january-19-show-notes <ul> <li>How Do We Stop the Billionaires From Turning "Us" Into a Banana Republic?</li> <li>Venezuela: Trump Recognizes Opposition Leader As President - Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Democracy At Work/Capitalism's Crisis Deepens Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown</li> <li>The Billionaires Have Triggered MAGA Gangs - Dean Obeidallah, Host of Dean Obeidallah show weekdays 6-9PMET @SXMProgress Radio Ch127/Columnist-The Daily Beast</li> <li>On De-Trumping America - Greg Palast, Investigative Journalist/Author/Filmmaker, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/thursday-24-january-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/01/thursday-24-january-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 25 Jan 2019 16:51:01 +0000 SueN 108521 at https://www.thomhartmann.com