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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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Episodes

DEAR REPUBLICANS: WE TRIED YOUR WAY AND IT DOES NOT WORK

5/26/2022
Their "Reaganism" sales pitch was effective, and we’ve now had 42 years of the so-called Reagan Revolution: It’s time to say out loud that it hasn’t worked In a "Gun Society" should the police go in sooner to protect our children, rather than wait one hour for the tactical team? The Qanon Wing of the Republican Party is causing death & destruction - How do we fight back against their conspiracies? Trump loved the "Hang Mike Pence" chants - Is this like the Lincoln Assassination? Is it time...

Duration:01:00:07

WILL THIS FINALLY BE THE TIME REPUBLICANS TURN AGAINST THE NRA'S MONEY?

5/25/2022
We’ve been at this point over and over again in America: will this be the one that punches through the wall of money the NRA and the weapons industry it fronts for wraps around Republicans? Here is the GOP's sick and twisted excuse for gun shootings that you will hear at Fox-so-called News... Death Cult Alert - Laura Ingraham agrees w/ her guest that parents are responsible for slaughtered school children. Professor Richard Wolff - Economics of Gun Control? Beto O'Rourke confronts Gov....

Duration:01:01:11

IS TRUMPISM THE UPDATED CONFEDERACY?

5/24/2022
Today’s GOP, under Trumpism, is as real a threat to the survival of our republic as was the 1860's Confederacy and reflects a worldview grounded in the white supremacy of the American south. How should we be responding? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:02:27

WHY WOULD AMERICANS TRUST "DAVOS MAN" TO RUN THE NATION?

5/23/2022
After all, doesn’t their wealth prove their brilliance? And doesn’t brilliance at busting unions and destroying competitors translate into the right stuff for guiding the fate of nations? This is not a political party – This is a Cult! Nearly 70% of Republicans say IMPEACH BIDEN after the midterms. Interview: Physicist and co-author of Climate Restoration: The Only Future That Will Sustain the Human Race, Peter Fiekowsky reports: Can a trillion tons of excess CO2 be removed from the...

Duration:01:01:08

WHEN AND HOW WILL SCHOOLS GET BACK FREEDOM OF SPEECH?

5/22/2022
Students and teachers told U.S. House members during a Thursday hearing that their right to talk about race and LGBTQ+ issues in public schools is being silenced due to an onslaught of new state laws as well as pressure on school boards from right-wing advocates. New poll shows Americans back Roe - Will this help in November? Could another recession cause us to rethink returning to Keynesian Economics? Or will it cause the Dems to lose? Study finds many existing oil and gas sites must be...

Duration:01:01:15

REPUBLICANS LEARN TO PROMOTE FASCISM AT THE FEET OF A MASTER (HINT: IT IS NOT DONALD TRUMP)

5/21/2022
Republicans believe that Hungarian strongman Viktor Orbán has figured out the “secret sauce” to turn a republic into a hard-right oligarchy, and today they’re in Budapest drinking deep from his insights on the fine points of destroying democracy. US Rep. Mark Pocan joins Thom for a national Progressive Town Hall and score card on recent primary elections. Shocker! Tyson Foods wrote the draft of Trump's order keeping meat packing plants open during the Pandemic. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:01:03:23

WHAT THE HELL IS A POPULIST ANYWAY?

5/20/2022
The GOP hates on young parents & babies just to make Dems look bad & they're fine with terrorism...Are Republicans starting to see through the perpetual election lies & extremism? Crazy Alert! DeSantis' press secretary ‘duped’ by fake story about ‘homophobic dog’ on International Day Against Homophobia. Host of the "Mueller, She Wrote Podcast" and Navy vet Allison Gill explains how overturning Roe would be disastrous for the US Military. Geeky Science! Scientists finally did a study to see...

Duration:00:59:56

WHAT IS THE ENDPOINT FOR REPUBLICAN TERRORISM?

5/19/2022
The poison that is racism has never made a nation better. Every time it has been used for profit or power. The white supremacy industry in America with a healthy fundraising and publishing arm stood right beside the Buffalo terrorist giving him talking points and a twisted history to justify his rage. Professor Richard Wolff examines if inflation leads directly to authoritarianism. President of People For the American Way, Ben Jealous reasons that the horror in Buffalo should make the GOP...

Duration:01:01:12

ELECTION TAKE-AWAY? PROGRESSIVES CONTINUE THEIR STEADY TAKEOVER OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY

5/18/2022
Dem voters flip off party leaders and their big donors. Pennsylvania and Oregon election results show voters rejecting the demands of oligarchs and corporate Dems. Is the GOP focusing most of their efforts to put Trump in position to steal the 2024 Election? Also author and co-founder of the media collaborative Study Hall, P.E. Moskowitz asks: Is the antidepressant industry about to hit a reckoning? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:01:01:23

HOW WOULD AMERICA REACT IF EXTRATERRESTRIALS MADE CONTACT?

5/17/2022
Congress holds first UFO hearing in half a century with the Pentagon task force at US House Intelligence subcommittee. Also is coronavirus going to be like a bad common cold we live with or like Malaria in Central Africa? Geeky Science: Is Long Haul Covid caused by coronavirus "Ghosts" in the gut? Also, on this day in history segregationist George Wallace won the Michigan Democratic Presidential Primary. What was the impact? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California...

Duration:01:00:02

WHY DEMOCRACY'S RELENTLESS ENEMIES ALWAYS TRY TO DESTROY TRUST FIRST

5/16/2022
Even when a shooter acts alone, their ideology is often shared. The myth of the ‘Lone Wolf’ shooter. Republican Caucus chairwoman Elise Stefanik’s and many other Republicans pushed 'Replacement Theory' that inspired the Buffalo shooter. Why democracy's relentless enemies always try to destroy trust first. The crisis with the Supreme Court; the racist mass shooter in Buffalo; Republican primary candidates trying to one-up each other on how they will refuse to count all the ballots in the 2024...

Duration:01:02:40

WERE ABORTION RIGHTS GERRYMANDERED AWAY?

5/15/2022
Republicans rule from the minority in some states because they've rigged the system. Dave Daley from FairVote.org joins Thom with the details. Also- why do right-wingers tend to become petty tyrants when they gain power- and then take away women's bodily autonomy? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:03:41

HOW THE RADICAL RIGHT HIJACKED RELIGION AND BECAME THE BIGGEST THREAT TO INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS AND DEMOCRACY

5/14/2022
Former fundamentalist Frank Schaeffer explains how the radical right hijacked religion and become the biggest threat to individual rights & democracy. Senior Fellow at FairVote, David Daley writing for the Boston Globe writes the thought provoking article "Your Vote Won't Help restore abortion rights" WHAT!? How Republican led efforts to disenfranchise voters, gerrymander voting districts and more all make it so that your vote, can hardly stop the overturning of Roe v Wade, abortion...

Duration:01:00:48

HOW MINORITY RULE IS KILLING AMERICA

5/13/2022
Republicans not only cling to minority rule, they now want to impose a neofascist government in America. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse comments on the future of Roe & the Supreme Court. National Affairs Correspondent from The Nation Magazine, John Nichols reports that operatives Manafort and Davis efforts on Putin’s decades long influence on GOP. Also Thom Hartmann staffer and author, Joyce Nance explores The Romancification of Crime…Inside the Mind of Vicky White. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:01:00:42

WHY ARE AMERICANS SUBSIDIZING OUR OWN EXTINCTION?

5/12/2022
To stop our climate-change-driven suicide, Congress must stop allowing oil exports, end subsidies to the fossil fuel industry, and promote clean American energy. A simple question for Justice Clarence Thomas: Why are you such a hater? Senior Campaign Specialist for 350 dot org, Clayton Thomas-Muller joins Thom to discuss Witigo: A Battle Against the Winter Spirit. Also are the oceans developing amnesia and what will be the impact of hitting the 1.5C of warming by 2026? Plus, Question of the...

Duration:01:01:25

IS THE SUPREME COURT SERIOUSLY ABOVE THE LAW?

5/11/2022
It’s time to establish an ethics standard for the Court, as well as passing a law that legalizes abortion nationwide that can’t be struck down by 5 handpicked religious fanatics. Republicans are whining that Biden could help inflation. Professor Richard Wolff explains why. Crazy Alert! Trump kept asking if China was shooting us with a ‘hurricane gun.' How are the murders, bombings and arson acts committed by anti-choice pro-lifers? Michelangelo Signorile posits that after abortion is struck...

Duration:01:00:52

HOW WILL TRUMP'S DEADLY SABOTAGE OF AMERICA END?

5/10/2022
Because he has not been held to account, Trumpism has spread across the US landscape like metastasized cancer, with GOP politicians who aspire to corrupt strongman status emulating him in every state. The real truth of why DeSantis wants communism lessons taught in schools. Another MAGA clerk is busted for breaking voting machines. Also is the housing bubble 2.0 underway? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:01:01:05

THE ABORTION FIRESTORM IS ALSO A WHITE FREAK-OUT ABOUT THE BROWNING OF AMERICA

5/9/2022
America is no longer all-white or all-under-white-control and white supremacists on the Supreme Court are bound and determined to do something about it. Should Rupert Murdoch’s & Tucker Carlson's assets be frozen for Russian propaganda? Russians had infiltrated the GOP as early as 2008 and Mark Esper outlines Trump's most 'outlandish' plans to abandon South Korea, Poland and all of Africa. Greg Palast does a take down of Dinesh D’Souza’s new film, 2,000 Mules: Belly Laughs, Belly Aches from...

Duration:01:03:14

ONCE UNTHINKABLE EVENT HAPPENS THAT FRENCH LEFT FORMS COALITION TO CHALLENGE MACRON IN PARLIAMENT

5/8/2022
"We want to elect MPs in a majority of constituencies to stop Emmanuel Macron from pursuing his unjust and brutal policies and beat the far-right." Less than two weeks after France's neoliberal president, Emmanuel Macron, defeated the far-right's Marine Le Pen to win a second five-year term, the country's four major left parties have agreed in principle to form an electoral coalition that aims to deny Macron a parliamentary majority. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and...

Duration:01:01:10

FIGHTING PROGRESS

5/7/2022
The mainstream media never calls Republicans what they are- reactionaries who want to take us backwards. What does the uproar over Madison Cawthorn say about the soul of the Republican Party? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:03:37