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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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    AS OVERTURNING ROE ECHOES THROUGH THE LAND

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 58:00

    What will be the unexpected- or predictable- consequences be of the Dobbs decision overturning Roe v. Wade? Are plan B, birth control, or even menopause drugs on the chopping block? Plus- is America a Christian nation?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    WILL LIZ CHENEY BE THE ONE WHO SAVES THE GOP?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 57:12

    GOP Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming received a warm welcome while speaking as part of the "A Time for Choosing" speakers series held by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation. After praising Cassidy Hutchinson, Cheney trotted out what sounded like a 2024 campaign line. "And I want to speak to every young girl watching tonight: the power is yours and so is the responsibility. In our great nation, one individual can make all the difference and each individual must try. Also is the craven obedience of GOP lawmakers a result of Trump blackmail?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    WHY THE GOLD STANDARD DOESN'T WORK

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2022 56:35

    Economist Richard Wolff joins Thom on the real reasons advanced nations have moved away from backing their currency with gold. Plus - what might be the future consequences of the recent string of Supreme Court decisions?.. and of the many other ways the wealthy are getting more of what they want?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    TUCKER CARLSON IS CONTINUING HIS LOVE AFFAIR WITH AUTHORITARIANS

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 58:14

    Tucker Carlson is hosting his Fox News show from Brazil this week and on Wednesday he teased his interview with President Jair Bolsonaro. Bolsonaro is something of an authoritarian figure who is up for reelection this year. He has tried to rewrite Brazil's election laws to improve his prospects at the ballot box. He has stated that if he loses, the election will have been rigged against him. Tucker Carlson is two-timing Orban with Bolsonaro. He is continuing his love affair with authoritarians.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    THE SUPREME COURT HAS JUST LIT OUR PLANET ON FIRE

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 58:05

    Long time listeners to my program know that the Supreme Court has seized for itself extraordinary powers that the Framers of the Constitution never intended for it to have. The SCOTUS has used its ill-gotten power on behalf of the fossil fuel industry to cripple America's ability to meet the challenge of climate change. It turns out treason is the most profitable business that Trump has ever engaged in. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    THE RIGHT WING CRAZIES EXPOSED

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 57:59

    The hearings are exposing Trump's playbook- what have we learned, and will it help save us from a slide towards fascism? Plus - The right wing crazies like Tucker Carlson have always been with us- but is the threat of their causing stochastic terrorism greater than ever before?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    BOMBSHELL TESTIMONY FROM CASSIDY HUTCHINSON SINKS TRUMP

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 58:41

    The Jan 6 Select Committee held a surprise public hearing on the 2021 Capitol Attack with Mark Meadows' aide Cassidy Hutchinson. Thom Hartmann interprets the new findings with callers and identifies the former disgraced president's "Mussolini Moment." See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    HOW DID WE GET HERE?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 57:59

    As we see the Supreme Court hand out even more partisan rulings, are we in dire risk of losing our democracy to minority rule? How did this come about? If we lose the midterms in November to authoritarians will we ever regain a representative government?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    WITH WORRISOME ECONOMIC NEWS INCREASING, ARE BONDS REALLY ARE SAFER THAN STOCKS?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 57:42

    As the stock market goes nuts, media investment pundits have been telling us to "diversify your portfolio with bonds." Economist Professor Richard Wolff explains the difference between treasury bonds, ETF bond funds, corporate bonds, and how people can interact with them? Are they actually inherently safer than stocks? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    "STOP THE STEAL" DID NOT START IN 2020 - IT WAS 20 YEARS IN THE MAKING

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 58:41

    After the supremely corrupted court overturned Roe v. Wade, can abortion rights be saved? Thom Hartmann explains how women's bodily autonomy and other critical rights can be resurrected. The big difference between 2000 and 2020 is that in 2000 Roger Stone's plan worked. He stopped the vote count and cemented Bush's ascent to the White House, even though Bush lost the election. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SCOTUS RULES THAT ROE VS WADE IS DEAD

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 58:24

    Callers respond with outrage and opposition. The ruling, unthinkable just a few years ago, was the culmination of decades of efforts by abortion opponents, made possible by three appointees of former President Donald Trump. Justice Clarence Thomas, part of the majority, urged colleagues to overturn other high court rulings protecting same-sex marriage, gay sex and the use of contraceptives. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    HAVE YOU NOTICED THAT AMERICA HAS GOTTEN MEANER?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 56:36

    The media continues to largely ignore those frequent moments when fascist-infiltrated police — the only group within our society who are legally authorized to use violence without consequence — overlook or overtly encourage the violence that breaks out when Americans dare stand up to fascist militias. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    HOW RON JOHNSON ALMOST GOT AWAY WITH TREASON

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 58:20

    How did a corrupt senator even find himself in a position where he could've handed two pieces of paper to the VP that would have changed the outcome of our presidential election? It's about the Electoral College. How the GOP plans to impeach Biden. Anti-Abortionists have a very bad plan for women. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    THE TRUTH COMES OUT

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 58:00

    Today we hear powerful testimony from the January 6th committee on Donald Trump's illegal efforts to hold on to power by bullying and begging election officials to break our democratic systems.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    THE CULT THAT MAY EAT THE GOP

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 58:00

    Was Trump one step away from declaring martial law on January 6th? Will budding proto-fascist Republicans find a way to finish the job? Or will honorable Republicans that still believe in elections hold the line?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    WE CAN DO THIS!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 58:09

    Ro Khanna takes calls in his weekly Progressive town hall on many topics- from the January 6th committee to tax relief for working parents to federal elections regulations. Can 'We The People' triumph over the rich and powerful?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    WATERGATE AT 50

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 25:01

    Author Lamar Waldron joins Thom for a look at the roots of the Watergate scandal in Nixon's relations with organized crime. As more of the sources of Lamar's book "Watergate: The Hidden History: Nixon, The Mafia, and The CIA" pass away, the true story can be fully told. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    CRACKS IN DEMOCRACY?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 58:00

    Investigator Greg Palast reports in from Georgia-- are we already watching Trumpian Republicans rig the system in their favor? Was Trump's plan to repeat the stolen election of 1876? And what is going on in New Mexico??See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    LIKE A MONETARY TICK ON ALL OF OUR BACKS

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 58:00

    Why do we let bribery corrupt our government so that we have to pay way more for health care and get worse outcomes than in every other developed nation? Bernie Sanders is out there fighting the good fight. And Alex Lawson is on the show with the latest Republican plans to dismantle social security. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    CHANGE STARTS WITH YOU

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 58:00

    Progressive Congressman Mark Pocan catches us up with what's going on in Washington. How might who we elect in November break the deadlock in Congress? Dr Chris Jones, a Democratic Congressional candidate from Arkansas shares his ideas.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    WILL THE HEARINGS REBOOT THE GOP?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 58:00

    As we watch the depth of Trump's corruption unfold in the Congressional hearings, will the Republican party finally reckon with the consequences of embracing racists and extremists?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    WHAT WOULD AMERICAN FASCISM LOOK LIKE?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 57:59

    If a strong man comes to power in the USA and all power of the state becomes his own authority- what will life be like? As we've seen in the hearings- are we already dangerously heading down this road today?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    BRIBERY IS KILLING CHILDREN

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 67:50

    The Supreme Court unleashed unlimited political bribery on the America. Is this why Republicans won't make it harder to get weapons of war?Also- was the Uvalde shooter a male supremacist? Alex DiBranco on the understudied causes of male violence.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    DEMOCRACY IS NOT A SPECTATOR SPORT

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2022 58:15

    Sam Lawrence is a young activist running for the Ohio state legislature. Should we all be getting more involved in democracy? Meanwhile, Michigan Republicans are working to to empower voter intimidation at the polls with a new app.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    THIS IS INSURRECTION

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 58:00

    Sedition, attempted murder, manslaughter, destruction of property, assault of police officers, smearing poop on the walls- how can anybody not be taking January 6th seriously? Is Fox News a part of the coverup? Plus - How serious a problem is Monkeypox?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    THE ONLY ADVANCED NATION THAT DOES THIS

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 58:00

    The Supreme Court legalized bribery for only one very narrow and very specific group of people in the United States: politicians. If America is to survive as a republic, we must end legal political bribery. Plus- Professor Richard Wolff on the outlook for stagflation.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    PROGRESSIVES ARE LOSING ON CRIME

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 57:59

    Will Democrats get ahead of increased crime before Republicans can use the issue against them? And will justice ever be done for Trump's crimes, or is he above the law?Plus- Progressive Congressional leader Pramila Jayapal takes listener questions. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    HOW TO DISRUPT A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 58:00

    Is the Republican Party the greatest threat ever to the United States? Will they ever return to the norms of a Democratic society? Greg Palast joins Thom with his investigation into the latest voter-suppression tactics in Georgia.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    WHO ELECTED THESE GUN NUTS?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 58:44

    Why are conservatives backing the gun nuts to the hilt? Florida's Ron DeSantis wants to put together a military force that answers only to Florida's governor. What could go wrong?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    STRENGTH THROUGH DIVERSITY

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2022 60:27

    How does the right-wing messaging machine use vile exaggerations to manipulate white people into voting Republican? Will their fake crusade again so-called Critical Race Theory succeed?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    IS AN ECONOMIC HURRICANE ON THE HORIZON?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 58:00

    Economist Richard Wolff shares his insights with Thom. Also, author and activist Troy Miller explains why Joe Manchin is talking about lowering prescription drug prices. Does he mean it?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    PROGRESSIVE TOWN HALL WITH MARK POCAN

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 58:00

    Why can't congress do something to slow the endless parade of mass shootings? Thom's listeners ask Congressman Pocan to catch us up with where things stand in Washington.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    THE STRUGGLE FOR GUN CONTROL

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 58:00

    America must prepare For a decades-long war over guns. Right now we're at the point where advocates for gay marriage were in the 1990s when changing the law seemed impossible. How have recent events moved the needle?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    SOME CANADIANS FEAR THE END OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 58:00

    Bought-off Republican stooges in Congress and state legislatures — along with their allies on the Supreme Court — are openly trying to bring our country down, to destroy a 240-year-old democracy. Are Canadians right to be concerned?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    TRUMP'S PLACE IN THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN CRIME

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 58:00

    Gregg Barak's new book 'Criminology on Trump' looks at a lifetime of deviance. Is there any category of law that Trump hasn't broken? Is he the most successful crook in American history? Will justice ever be served?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    IS MASS DEATH NOW TOLERATED IN AMERICA?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 58:24

    Progressive Townhall Meeting U.S. Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA, 17th District) Vice Chair-Congressional Progressive Caucus. Also COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America? Geeky Science! The Doomsday Glacier Has Bad News For the World. The Doomsday Galcier Set To Cause Global Catastrophe - A ticking time-bomb In the Antarctic. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    WHY DID PERDUE REALLY TELL STACY ABRAMS TO GO BACK WHERE SHE CAME FROM?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2022 58:50

    Mr. Perdue, as he ends a lackluster campaign in the Republican primary for governor, accused Ms. Abrams of “demeaning her own race” in describing the state's problems. Why now let his ugly racist quiet parts come out into the open?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    ARE WE IN DANGER OF COVID COMPLACENCY?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 58:00

    Harvard epidemiologist Dr. Feigl-Ding joins Thom- will the elite move past Covid while the harm it does still haunts the less privileged? And how seriously should we be taking the threat of Monkeypox?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 57:02

    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 for America to ask for Bush & Trump to pay for damages to America's reputation? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 57:57

    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. Abbott at the Texas school shooting press conference and gets cursed and thrown out without answers from the GOP leaders. (Includes radio-safe expletives)See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    IS TRUMPISM THE UPDATED CONFEDERACY?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 58:00

    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.

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

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 58:24

    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 atmosphere? Plus the Bank of England is warning an "Apocalyptic" global food shortage may be coming.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    WHEN AND HOW WILL SCHOOLS GET BACK FREEDOM OF SPEECH?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 60:17

    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 shut down to avert climate disaster. Kevin Kamps from Beyond Nuclear reports how bad Is the plan to dump Fukushima water Into the Pacific?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2022 59:55

    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 https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    WHAT THE HELL IS A POPULIST ANYWAY?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 56:56

    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 if taking 10,000 steps a day actually matters & here's what they found. Jan 6th committee Now Investigating Capitol "Reconnaissance" Tour By GOP Lawmaker - Treason? Domestic Terrorism? Has Conservative Charlie Sykes found the "Achilles Heel" for the GOP.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    WHAT IS THE ENDPOINT FOR REPUBLICAN TERORISM?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 58:13

    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 change its 'Great Replacement Theory' rhetoric. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 58:23

    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 https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    HOW WOULD AMERICA REACT IF EXTRATERRESTRIALS MADE CONTACT?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 58:03

    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 Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 58:25

    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 election; and our hitting 1 million deaths from Covid all derive from the same thing: the destruction of trust.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    WERE ABORTION RIGHTS GERRYMANDERED AWAY?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 62:43

    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.

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

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 59:30

    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 rights. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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