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The Hartmann Report is an independent daily podcast hosted by award winning, author, radio & TV host Thom Hartmann. Thom’s podcast highlights the bigger picture behind politics, science and culture through discussion and debate. Catch Thom’s live show Monday through Friday noon ET / 9am PT- www.thomhartmann.com.

The Hartmann Report is an independent daily podcast hosted by award winning, author, radio & TV host Thom Hartmann. Thom’s podcast highlights the bigger picture behind politics, science and culture through discussion and debate. Catch Thom’s live show Monday through Friday noon ET / 9am PT- www.thomhartmann.com.

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The Hartmann Report is an independent daily podcast hosted by award winning, author, radio & TV host Thom Hartmann. Thom’s podcast highlights the bigger picture behind politics, science and culture through discussion and debate. Catch Thom’s live show Monday through Friday noon ET / 9am PT- www.thomhartmann.com.

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English


Episodes

THE EPIC BATTLE BETWEEN THE BIG LIE AND THE TRUTH FOR THE SOUL OF AMERICA

1/19/2021
America is at a fascist turning point and only totally disempowering and humiliating Trump will stop it. Will our leaders and media have the courage to do it? Dr. Justin A. Frank MD analyses the psychology of mob mentality and violence.

Duration:01:00:45

CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST JOE MADISON REFLECTS ON THE LEGACY OF MLK

1/18/2021
Sirius XM radio host, Joe Madison joins Thom to discuss civil rights, MLK and the consequences of "block busting" before the Fair Housing Act of 1968. Judith Browne Dianis of the Advancement Project reflects on the black women who paved the way for future generations.

Duration:01:00:40

WHY A LITTLE INSURRECTION IS NO BIG DEAL TO REPUBLICANS

1/17/2021
If they don’t keep the voter fraud myth alive, the entire Republican edifice will come tumbling down. Forty years of electoral victories in close races will be revealed as the product of a scam. For the next forty years the GOP will wander in the political wilderness.

Duration:01:00:19

WHAT LINGERING FESTER DOES TRUMP LEAVE BEHIND?

1/16/2021
Donald Trump leaves on 20 January, which begs the question, what will happen on 21 January going forward. Will there be peace and will Trump and his cronies be held accountable? Thom is joined by Brendan O’Connor who is a journalist-contributor of The Nation Magazine.

Duration:00:59:55

DID TRUMP HIRE AN ARSONIST RIOT LEADER?

1/15/2021
Trump put Ali Alexander in charge of the January 6th march that turned into a riot. Alexander was filmed in Georgia threatening arson both in Georgia and in Washington D.C. The new ugly news about this Ali Alexander is exposed by Greg Palast, investigative journalist. Dr. Richard Wolff studies the capitol riot from an economist's viewpoint.

Duration:01:00:09

INESCAPABLE TRUTH ABOUT RIGHTWING BILLIONAIRES AND TRUMP

1/14/2021
Some very wealthy people helped put Donald Trump in office, and have continued to subsidize the Trump presidency and those Republicans who enable it. Why would they do this?

Duration:01:00:16

HISTORIC SECOND IMPEACHMENT OF DONALD TRUMP

1/13/2021
Thom Hartmann carries the US House debates around the historic second impeachment of Donald Trump. Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Wisconsin Representative Mark Pocan joins Thom for introductory comments and answers listener questions.

Duration:01:01:35

FIGHTING THE FASCISTS WHO WANT TO REPLACE DEMOCRACY WITH OLIGARCHY

1/12/2021
Thom reads the articles of impeachment drawn up against Trump for incitement of his rally crowd to commit deadly sedition. Will we take action now to remove this dangerous president from office? Ron Haviv is a war photographer who embedded with the Capitol Hill mob- he shares with Thom what he saw when the rioters stormed the building. And we hear a sampling of the testimony before Congress on whether to ask Mike Pence to invoke the 25th amendment.

Duration:01:00:58

WE MUST HAVE ACCOUNTABILITY- FOR THE BIG FISH TOO

1/11/2021
Who is truly responsible for causing seditious rioters to hunt for Congressional leaders in the capitol building? Are right wing propaganda outlets like Fox to blame? Was all this a failed attempt to give Trump an excuse to revoke habeas corpus and declare a state of emergency? We must have accountability not only for the little fish who attacked our government, but also for the big fish who have been lying to them. Veteran talk show host Joe Madison joins Thom to dissect the deeper meaning...

Duration:01:01:44

A PROGRESSIVE TOWN HALL WITH RO KHANNA AND MARK POCAN

1/10/2021
Progressive Congressional leader Ro Khanna recounts his experience the day the Capitol building was overrun by Trump rioters- and how does he respond to callers that emphatically want to see Trump rapidly removed from office for his crimes? And what happened to the Progressive request for a House floor vote on Medicare for All?

Duration:01:03:54

TRUMP AND HIS RIOTERS MUST BE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE

1/9/2021
Impeachment and the 25th Amendment are two ways we can stop Trump. But what about his violent supporters? Can prosecutors be lobbied to put would be insurrectionists behind bars?

Duration:00:58:45

HAVE WE FINALLY WOKEN UP TO THE UGLY FACE OF AMERICAN FASCISM?

1/8/2021
Mike Pence has said he will not invoke the 25th amendment, so will Congress get it together to impeach Mr. Crazy while he has his finger on the nuclear button? How can we be protected from the actions of this man who Dr. Justin Frank has predicted is likely to be a danger to himself and others as the reality of his election loss sets in? Was the attack on the capitol a dress rehearsal for violence when Biden is sworn in on the 20th? Thom dissects the implications of these events- could...

Duration:00:58:57

IMPEACH TRUMP NOW!

1/7/2021
How much damage can Trump do in 13 days? Can he and will he be restrained by either impeachment or the 25th amendment? Will Trump behave like other authoritarian leaders on the past and try to take the rest of us with him as he goes out? Should we expect Republicans to stick with Trump to the bitter end?

Duration:01:00:55

TRUMPIAN RIOT BREACHES CONGRESS AND SHUTS DOWN VOTE CERTIFICATION OF ELECTION

1/6/2021
During official vote certification hearing, pandemonium breaks out in the US capitol as Trump protestors storm congressional chambers.

Duration:00:59:42

STOPPING THE FASCIST TRUMP TRAIN AS HE LEAVES THE STATION

1/5/2021
Pundits across the American political spectrum are wringing their hands about the fate and future of the "dirty dozen" Republican senators challenging Biden's election. One of the most widespread stories about their motivation is that they're "afraid of Trump" or are "worried about being primaried." Both ideas are wrong.

Duration:01:00:09

TRUMP IS ONLY A SYMPTOM OF THE SICKNESS WE MUST CURE

1/4/2021
Donald Trump never would have been president if the Supreme Court had not effectively made political bribery illegal. Can we get the money out of politics or are we likely to end up with an authoritarian takeover? Is it time to stop thinking about Trump but instead of the future fascist movement he has given voice and life to? Plus, investigative journalist Greg Palast reports from on the ground in Georgia.

Duration:01:00:55

TRUMP'S GRASP OF SCIENCE HAS BEEN A DISASTER

1/3/2021
Over the last four years we've watched with horror as Trump has brought in an unprecedented level of regulatory capture- putting lobbyists, billionaires, and grifters directly in charge of their industries. Is this part of the reason for Trump's massive failure at protecting Americans from Covid-19?

Duration:01:02:03

RIGHTS OF ANIMALS AND NATURE

1/2/2021
Thom Hartmann examines the strategies for mitigating climate change and reviews some of the most significant scientific reports of 2020. Conversations with Ingrid Newkirk President of PETA, Bill Freese from the Center for Food Safety and Thomas Linzey, Senior Legal Counsel for the Center for Democratic and Environmental Rights.

Duration:01:02:16

IS MEAT THE NEW TOBACCO?

1/1/2021
As the science piles up showing meat consumption has a devastating impact on our planet, can the meat industry hide the damage it is causing to the earth and to our health? Dr. Michel Gregor joins Thom with the science that shows how eating animals created the Covid pandemic and many others, including HIV. Plus Roger Hallam, founder of the worldwide movement Extinction Rebellion is here. Can we possibly imagine the horrors we risk if we don't stop the destruction of our life support system...

Duration:01:01:56

BLUE SWING SEEMS LIKELY IN GEORGIA SPECIAL ELECTION

12/31/2020
As immigrant-born California Secretary of State Alex Padilla rises to fill Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris' former Senate seat, the influence of the Democrats is strengthening across the country. Will the Georgia special election swing blue and give Democrats all three houses of government in Washington?

Duration:01:02:06