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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

RESPONDING TO REPUBLICAN HARDBALL ON THE SUPREME COURT

9/21/2020
A hard-right Supreme Court nominee could completely alter life as we know it. Ruth Bader Ginsberg has died, and the nation mourns. While everybody is focusing on abortion, the Supreme Court, if it falls into hard-core conservative hands, could actually do massive damage to the entire spectrum of life in America. Could everything from Social Security to Medicaid to minimum wage laws be threatened? Conservatives don’t just want to take America back to the 1950s; they want to take us back to...

Duration:00:57:58

DON'T LOOK DON'T FIND

9/20/2020
Hiding coronavirus numbers and masking the facts seems to be the Trump administration's plan in shirking responsibility for the lethal epidemic. Donald Trump's plan to use the already failed strategy of herd immunity might run into a big problem -- herd immunity doesn't really work how he thinks he does, and millions could be lost before this is over.

Duration:00:58:47

RESOLUTELY FAILING TO PUT THE NATION'S INTERESTS FIRST

9/19/2020
Trump works to make the oligarchs- and especially himself- rich. As the author of 'Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of America", Sarah Kendior, joins Thom.. how far has Trump gone in ignoring the interests of the common American in favor of the very rich, or even of organized crime? And, Lisa Graves of True North research has been diving into the records of our pro-Trump Postmaster General. Did he steal his brother's mail in order to steal some of his...

Duration:00:56:26

WILL TRUMP'S OCTOBER SURPRISE BEGIN WITH SEIZING IRANIAN SHIPPING?

9/18/2020
Is Mike Pompeo planning to begin seizing Iranian ships to egg on a war to help get Trump re-elected? Dr. Trita Parsi has the story. Are Trump and Barr conspiring to foul up the election so that it can be decided according to the 12th amendment by the states where Republicans have a solid majority? Did Trump just admit as much?

Duration:00:57:59

TRUMP ROLLS OUT HERD MENTALITY AS HIS FINAL SOLUTION FOR COVID-19

9/17/2020
Trump's new "herd mentality" strategy for dealing with the corona virus is beyond incompetent: its evil. Trump's latest failure could kill 6 million Americans. Adrian Shelley, Director of Public Citizen Texas joins Thom on the hazards of methane pollution and wasted energy under Trump's rollback regulations.

Duration:00:57:50

AS MANY STRUGGLE TO BREATHE

9/16/2020
Trump refuses to take responsibility for doing nothing to stop climate change that is leading to things like the massive fires on the west coast. Conservatives try to claim that environmentalists are to blame, but is it really more to do with clear-cutting by timber companies? Is it possible to harvest trees profitably without clear cutting in a way that makes the forest more fire-resistant? And did Trump undermine the existing Forest Service regulations that were helping to limit the...

Duration:00:58:00

Will TRUMPIAN TRIBALISM TRIUMPH?

9/15/2020
Does Trump's death cult and propaganda resemble that of the Nazis?.. What is the relation between QAnon and books on Hitler's required reading list?.. Will Trump succeed at stoking racist fear to get re-elected? And Barbara Smith, author of the recent Nation article 'How to Dismantle White Supremacy' joins Thom with her proposal for a Marshall Plan style approach to healing racism.

Duration:00:58:27

HOW SHOULD AMERICA RESPOND WHEN ITS PRESIDENT COMMITS NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE?

9/14/2020
How should America respond to leadership whose knowing, intentional lies and actions killed more Americans than “the enemy“ in North Korea, North Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan over a 70 year period? There is so much fake information on Facebook, that it is difficult to see what is true and what is a lie. Judd Legum, founder of Popular.info joins Thom to discuss why Facebook is tilted toward the Right and away from the Left. Are you taking Facebook poison?

Duration:00:58:18

SEEING PAST THE SMOKE

9/13/2020
As wildfires wreak havoc in the Western states, Thom jumps in to staff the phones for a smokey town-hall meeting with progressive California Congressman Ro Khanna, until call-screener Joyce can make it to the studio.

Duration:00:59:30

ALL EYES ON THE UPCOMING ELECTION

9/12/2020
Progressive Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan answers listener questions for a national Town Hall meeting, addressing frequently asked queries on the upcoming election and the recent revelations from the Woodward book.

Duration:00:59:27

REMEMBERING THE DEAD

9/11/2020
Let us not forget on this day that we memorialize the people lost on 9/11, that, because Donald Trump lied to us about the severity of this virus, we are today losing two 9/11‘s worth of Americans every single week. Plus- Dr. Richard Wolff joins Thom to bring us up to date with what is going on at the Fed... And Michigan declares racism a public health crisis.

Duration:00:59:31

NOBODY EXPECTED WE WOULD PAY SUCH A STEEP PRICE

9/10/2020
Nobody expected we would pay such a steep price for electing a mentally ill criminal as president -- can we recover? Because of the way Trump screwed up the Covid and climate crises, our economy has collapsed more severely than any time since the Republican Great Depression, and the only companies that are being meaningfully bailed out are the corporate behemoths. People are losing their homes, their life savings, and hope.

Duration:00:59:39

WILL DONALD TRUMP BREAK SOCIAL SECURITY IF HE WINS A SECOND TERM?

9/9/2020
Social Security Works President Nancy Altman published an op-ed detailing how Donald Trump could make Social Security benefits come to a screeching halt with no action from Congress whatsoever. Trump is already claiming the power to unilaterally defer Social Security contributions, and if he's reelected it would simply be a matter of continuing to do so.

Duration:00:59:09

IS TRUMP'S ENDGAME TO LOOT AMERICA'S TREASURE?

9/8/2020
Seth Abramson: Attorney (Harvard law school grad) / Professor-University of New Hampshire / Author of 11 books, including Proof of Conspiracy, Proof of Collusion and the forthcoming Proof of Corruption: Bribery, Impeachment, and Pandemic in the Age of Trump. Did Putin buy Trump?

Duration:00:59:02

LABOR FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF LABOR

9/7/2020
LABOR FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF LABOR Professor Richard Wolff looks at the big picture of our economic system- why have American wages stopped rising for most people? Then, Thom debates libertarian author Charles Sauer on the merits of public versus private unemployment insurance. And- will Trump succeed in starving Social Security out with the payroll tax cut he's promised to make permanent if he's re-elected?

Duration:00:58:59

WILL AMERICA EMBRACE OR DEFEAT RACISM ON ELECTION DAY 2020?

9/6/2020
Donald Trump's 2020 plan is racism.... Is racism is so deeply ingrained that his followers will reliably turn out to vote and answer the racial dog whistles?

Duration:00:58:30

ATTACK OF THE TROLLS

9/5/2020
As progressive Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan joins Thom for a national town hall, GOP cranks and paid trolls try to overtake the discussion. Plus - How can we prepare for Trump to declare victory before the mail-in votes are counted?.. What is the danger in Democrats backing a law & order message?.. Spotting scam fundraising mailers... How will Biden debate a skilled liar?..

Duration:01:04:09

WHO IS REALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR AMERICA'S COVID WOES?

9/4/2020
As the data continues to bear out how dangerous this virus is, especially to the vulnerable, Trump's new favorite medical expert- a radiologist!- is promoting a herd immunity strategy with minimal testing. As the virus spreads through our population, places with the virus under control like New Zealand have detected virus on our meat exports- did we spark a fresh outbreak there? And Dr. Michael Gregor joins Thom- has the Covid pandemic woken us up to diseases caught from animals? We've...

Duration:00:58:00

IS TRUMP CHEATING HIS WAY TO ANOTHER WIN?

9/3/2020
Our president committed a felony- right out in the open- encouraging Republican voters in North Carolina to vote twice. He committed massive tax fraud when he stole his father‘s estate. He violated campaign finance laws by paying off the women he was having sex with. He tried to threaten and then bribe foreign officials to get election help. Thousands of Americans small businesses claim he broke contracts or stole from them. He was busted for refusing to rent properties to African-Americans....

Duration:00:58:03

PLEASE IGNORE THE FAILURE OF TRUMPONOMICS

9/2/2020
As news breaks that Trump was warned specifically that Russian operatives were working to distort out election (and he did nothing) will Trump again succeed at distracting us? And will the Grifter-in-Chief keep the public from seeing his tax returns? Economist Richard Wolff considers what an American Depression might look like and how Biden could learn from FDR on how to turn things around! Plus- Common people struggle to pay rent while the rich get another trillion dollar bailout- why can...

Duration:00:58:10