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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

FROM THE DNC WAR ROOM TO THE (mail in?) BALLOT BOX

8/2/2020
Donald Trump and the Republicans are working hard to rig the 2020 election, but the DNC is prepared. Lily Adams of the DNC War Room joins Thom to tell us how the DNC is going to stop Trump and the Republican party-- or will grifter Donald's schemes succeed and take America into Fascism? Plus - Who can energize the base as Biden's VP?.. How to vote when homeless... The chances Republican governors could throw the presidential vote to the House a la Rutherford B. Hayes?... Will Trump's...

Duration:01:06:05

WHY DID TRUMP DELAY?

8/1/2020
Why did Trump delay? It’s going to cost tens of thousands of lives, deaths that were completely unnecessary, and wreak massive damage to our healthcare system and the people who work in it. Why did he decide to do that, when he could see other countries getting this thing under control at the same time that Italy failed to because they followed policies similar to his? Why? America deserves an answer.

Duration:01:00:46

TRUMP WAGES BRUTAL CLASS WAR

7/31/2020
Progressive Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan answers callers' questions on the urgency of the overdue relief bill and queries if the defense budget can successfully be altered to benefit citizens over contractors. Dr. Richard Wolff wonders if we're about to see a massive dislocation that will require us to question all of our basic assumptions- and denial- about the American economy.

Duration:01:00:21

REMEMBERING JOHN LEWIS

7/30/2020
Former President Barack Obama praises the late Rep. John Lewis during his eulogy speech. Jacob Soboroff, author of Inside an American Tragedy and MSNBC correspondent, joins Thom to discuss the children held by the Trump administration.

Duration:01:00:13

WILL THE TRUMP VIRUS BREAK UP HIS CULT?

7/29/2020
What happens when Trump's most devoted followers see their families and friends suffer and die from COVID-19? Such a tragedy already happened to Tony Green, who now regrets his vote for Trump. Will it take tragedies like what Tony is experiencing to break up Trump's cult or will Trump's followers start to wake up from hearing Tony's story? Also Mark Taylor-Canfield Independent Journalist of Democracy Watch News reports on the Portland protests and response from Trump's goon squad.

Duration:01:00:32

INSIDE PORTLAND POLICE RIOT

7/28/2020
The extrajudicial killing of African American George Floyd has sparked massive unending protests, and Trump's response has been to send in the Feds.., who are using weapons of war on the streets, including rubber bullets, tear gas and more! What can protesters do to stop the Feds, Trump's secret police and others from attacking the city?

Duration:00:59:02

THE STATE OF THE RACE

7/27/2020
Thom asks Tom Perez- chair of the DNC- what contingency they have planned if the Republicans try to throw the election. Will Democrats be able to wake people up and vote in overwhelming numbers? Are the Republicans planning to not certify the November presidential election because they know they'll win if the vote goes to the House of Representatives? And what scams are Jared Kushner and Trump running to get tens of millions of campaign dollars into their own pockets and the pockets of...

Duration:01:00:13

TRUST IN GOVERNMENT IS ERODING PERHAPS BEYOND REPAIR

7/26/2020
After This... Can You Trust Your Government? Donald Trump is eroding your trust in government day by day... and now he has DHS lying for him! Will you ever trust the government again, even when Trump is out of power?

Duration:01:00:45

THE VERY RICH AND THEIR TAXES

7/25/2020
David Sirota brings Thom a look a recent Harvard study that showed the top 1% are cheating their taxes every year on the order of 1/4 trillion dollars. And, Professor Richard Wolff is keeping a close watch on the Covid economy. Should we respond to Covid exploiters the way we handled war profiteers in World War II?

Duration:00:59:06

TESTOSTERONE POISONING

7/24/2020
Most of our politics problems, all come from.... men. Is it time to ban men from politics? Callers debate the controversy with Thom. Republicans are not just attacking Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez because of her progressive ideals, but because she is a woman! But AOC is fighting back and you have to hear how she responds. Also how much longer will Americans allow themselves to be abused by Republicans?

Duration:01:00:04

TRUMP FLAUNTS FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS

7/23/2020
Reporters and news organizations are citing the First Amendment protection of the press, but the Trump administration is basically saying that it doesn’t give a damn about the press or the Constitution. They’ll simply shoot at, gas or violently beat with billy clubs, whoever they want, they are arguing in court. If the Trump administration prevails here in Portland, and if this goes up through the chain all the way to the Supreme Court and they prevail there, this will do major and possibly...

Duration:01:00:15

TRUMP'S MAXIMUM CHAOS STRATEGY

7/22/2020
Does Trump think that fanning the flames of disaster will help him stay in power? This is a path many other dictators, including Adolf Hitler, have used to destroy Democracy. Have the conservatives dropped their principles and their concern over 'jack-booted thugs' when the Constitutional rights of left-wingers are being taken? Ken Klippenstein of The Nation magazine joins Thom with his research into who Trump's Gestapo actually are... And will Trump's racism succeed with hiding his attack...

Duration:01:00:17

THE REPUBLICAN WAR ON THE POST OFFICE, UNIONS, and DEMOCRACY ITSELF

7/21/2020
Is Trump's Postmaster General trying to starve the Post Office as a part of the Republican war on government and unions? Or are the steps he's taken to slow mail delivery meant to undermine vote by mail? Mark Dimondstein of the American Postal Workers Union joins Thom for the view from the inside. And meanwhile- is what is going on in Portland a trial run for a much bigger crisis Trump hopes to provoke in cities across the nation?- And will Chicago succeed in keeping Trump's unaccountable...

Duration:01:00:07

RISE OF SECRET POLICE IN AMERICA

7/20/2020
Because Bush got away with torture, Trump thinks he can get away with secret police. Florida is in a mess with COVID-19. It is a complete disaster. Ron De Santos needs to answer some serious questions, and according to Thomas Kennedy, resign from office, do you agree? Thomas Kennedy from United We Dream, joined Thom to share why he was walked out of a meeting with De Santos, where he clearly had a pass. Why was he harassed?

Duration:00:59:14

THE HOUSE PROGRESSIVE CAUCUS

7/19/2020
Today we hear the view from the Progressives in Congress with Ro Khanna and Mark Pocan- as Trump rolls out his fascist federal police, what can Congress do about the attack on our Democracy now- or what will be possible after the November election? And how should we be handling the growing Covid crisis?

Duration:01:06:08

TRUMP'S BLACKSHIRTS CRACKING DOWN IN PORTLAND

7/18/2020
As Trump deploys Homeland Security police forces to Democratic-controlled cities, and even randomly arresting protesters with unmarked vans... what is this really about? Is this extra-judicial practice a test to see what he can get away with in the runup to the election? Aaron Mesh, News Editor at Willamette Week describes the brutality of these attacks on our constitutional rights. And we hear from protesters on the ground in Portland with what they're observing. Plus - why it might not be...

Duration:00:59:18

HOW TO STOP THE FASCIST MOVEMENT OF TRUMP

7/17/2020
Does the term ‘Fascism’ apply to the US administration? Trump is denying reality and creating his own, during a health crisis. Can it be defeated? Prof. Jason Stanley joins Thom to discuss how fascism has risen in the US through Trumpism and tells us how to beat it! Trump WILL try to steal your vote to his advantage. Happy about that? Investigative journalist Greg Palast shows you how to make sure that your mail-in ballot isn’t one of the 22% which are not counted.

Duration:01:00:15

OUT-THINKING COVID (or not!)

7/16/2020
Sonia Shaw of The Nation says it's time to tell a new story about carona virus- our lives depend on it. How is human health tied to the health of the animals we come into contact with? Plus - Oklahoma's Republican governor tests positive for Covid-19... How Vietnam did it better... a look at disautonomia- the unexpected long term complications of Covid-19... the failure of Sweden's deadly experiment with herd immunity... Trump's plan to send National Guard troops to pick up Covid case...

Duration:01:00:13

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS A DEATH CULT

7/15/2020
The Republican Party has become a death cult. They revel in their efforts to cut million Americans off from health care. They celebrate the resumption of federal executions. They enthusiastically work to allow poisons into our air and water that will cause many to die of cancer and suffer neurological damage. As black people across America continue to be regularly murdered by police, Trump calls those who work to make change 'thugs' and 'terrorists' and deployed federal troops to the states...

Duration:01:00:13

THE DONALD TRUMP SURVIVAL STRATEGY

7/14/2020
Trump Has Only Had One Job In His Entire Life: Celebrity. Will It Work For Him in November? With one simple understanding, everything about Trump’s life and presidency comes into focus. Senator Ron Wyden joins Thom to speak on the Federal occupying force in Portland. Also on the program, Dr. Enric Sala, Explorer in Residence-National Geographic / Co-Author of the new report, Protecting 30% of the Planet for Nature: Costs, Benefits, Economic Implications & Author of the forthcoming book,...

Duration:00:59:13