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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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Washington, DC

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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

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Episodes

DESPITE UNREST AND TRAGEDY, CAN WE STILL BE THANKFUL?

11/26/2022
After the shock and horror of multiple senseless mass shootings, political unrest and fear of a looming fascist takeover, can Americans still be thankful? Guest-host Jefferson Smith, who regularly hosts his own in depth analysis program Democracy Nerd, makes the case for mindful gratitude. To steady our resolve during this tempest of despair and uncertainty, callers respond with meaningful stories of positive outcomes and successes despite all odds. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:57:57

DID THE GOP ONLY TAKE BACK THE HOUSE DUE TO COURT-BACKED GERRYMANDERING?

11/25/2022
The Republicans on the Supreme Court call it “free speech” but every other nation in the world knows it’s simply naked, criminal, political bribery. Geeky Science! Will the world need to dim the sun to save the planet? And - will it work? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:58:34

WILL GOP VOTERS CHOOSE DONALD AGAIN OVER REPUBLICAN VICTORY?

11/24/2022
Looks like the GOP is Facing "Sophie's choice" - Trump either runs as the top GOP or runs independently - What should they do? Geeky Science! New study suggests the average person only really trusts five people. Congressman Ro Khanna fields caller questions in a National progressive Town Hall Meeting. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:57:20

TIME TO CALL MASS SHOOTERS - AND THOSE WHO INSPIRE THEM - TERRORISTS

11/23/2022
In America, hate is all too often triggered by politicians who then sanctimoniously offer “thoughts and prayers” when random (or stochastic) terrorists to do their evil work for them. Also will you disagree at the dinner table this Thanksgiving or get along? Professor Richard Wolff explains the impact of the coming housing crisis. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:56:48

IN THE WAKE OF HATE SPEECH AND VIOLENCE WE CAN FIND INSPIRATION FROM THE VISIONARIES

11/22/2022
Herschel Walker promotes hate attacking transgender people right after the shooting - how do we handle the deplorables? Why is AARP boosting medicare privatization? Kanye West's anti-semetic tweets are profitable and it shows that for some, hate speech is quite rewarding. Is Disney showing how comfortable business is with fascism? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:58:12

IF YOU WANT TO DIE YOUNG - TAKE THE RED PILL

11/21/2022
As giddy as Republicans are about “owning the libs,” the citizens they govern pay a tragic price for the sport. Also is Jack Smith a total bad ass? And did the GOP only take back the house due to court-backed gerrymandering? Senior Fellow at Fair Vote and former editor-in-chief at Salon, David Daley joins the show to explain what we learned from the midterms & what we can do about it. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:58:43

REPUBLICANS HAVE WON THE HOUSE... NOW WHAT?

11/20/2022
Republicans have eked out a majority in the House, though with a far smaller margin than anticipated. Herschel Walker Fact Check: Can Werewolves Kill Vampires? Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed a special counsel in the investigations into former President Donald Trump. The high-cost, low-margin fundraising came as Trump’s legal problems mounted following revelations from the House Select Committee investigating his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, riot of his supporters in the...

Duration:00:58:18

CAN CONGRESS REVERSE THE DAMAGE CORRUPT REPUBLICANS HAVE INFLICTED ON AMERICA?

11/19/2022
Democrats have two months before they lose control of the House. It's absolutely essential that they do everything possible to stop the cancer of "big money" and "dark money" in our politics. A small number of rightwing billionaires today run the show, at least for the moment, and, according to a new study, 27 of them basically own the GOP and thus the ability to block most positive and forward action by the Biden administration. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and...

Duration:00:58:30

HOW DO WE FIGHT AGAINST PRIVATIZATION FOR THE COMMON GOOD?

11/18/2022
Guest: Donald Cohen, Executive Director, In the Public Interest and co-author, The Privatization of Everything: How the Plunder of Public Goods Transformed America and How We Can Fight Back. Executive Director of Bridge Meadows, Derenda Schubert, PhD explains how to build communities where children, families and elders flourish together. And how to cope with Seasonal Depression (Seasonal Affective Disorder). Guest: Anthony Alvarez...Mind Blowing Brain Facts. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:58:02

DEMOCRATIC EXPRESSION... CANADA CAN DO IT, CAN WE?

11/17/2022
Filling in for Thom is guest-host Jefferson Smith. What can we learn from the Canadian model to improve our democracy? Jeff speaks with Peter MacLeod, CADE Chair and principal for MASS LBP - based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Also Justin Krebs, Campaign Director-MoveOn.org reviews themidterm results, what's next, how do we keep the momentum going, etc? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:57:34

WHY DID ONE MILLION MAIL-IN BALLOTS DISAPPEAR IN GEORGIA?

11/16/2022
Why was the total number of mail-in votes down so much in Georgia between 2018 and 2022? How can this be explained? How will Brian Kemp’s grand jury testimony affect the fate of Donald Trump as a presidential candidate for 2024? Investigative reporter Greg Palast explains. Grace Adcox, polling analyst from Data for Progress reviews the polling revelations from the midterms. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:01:01:14

JEFFERSON SMITH DEBRIEFS THE ELECTION

11/15/2022
Adam Green from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee shares his bird's eye view as the dust settles on the midterms. Will Joe Manchin shoulder some of the blame for losing the house by stopping gerrymandering reform that would have cost Republicans at least five seats? Would passing Build Back Better a year earlier have made a difference in many of the close races? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:01:01:04

COOL DEMOCRACY AUTUMN

11/14/2022
Filling in for Thom, Jefferson Smith asks the big questions and gets some fascinating answers from listeners across the nation. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:01:30

LOOKING TO THE NEXT STEP

11/13/2022
Guest host Jefferson Smith welcomes callers from across the nation to contemplate what we learned from the election. What problems can we solve? What should we ask of ourselves as we move forward? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:58:56

IS GEN Z KICKING OFF THE FOURTH TURNING?

11/12/2022
Is the high voter turnout among the young a sign of cyclical generational processes that may explain both the decadence of the Republicans and the hope of the young to recreate society in the wake of crises brought on by ruinous Republican policies? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:58:48

HOW UGLY WOULD A MAGA AMERICA BE?

11/11/2022
If America descends into one-party rule, it will be much worse, much uglier, than what we see in today’s Hungary. Should Dems lift the debt ceiling before 2023 to defend social security? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:59:23

THE NEW TRUMP WAR IS "MINE IS BIGGER THAN YOURS"

11/10/2022
Arizona is defying court order and ballot counting! Michael Cohen on Trump's future. Why didn't Mike Pence warn America when he knew Trump's plan? Can we stop extremists from recruiting our youth through video games? The latest privatized Medicare scandal. Geeky Science? Is mindfulness as good as drugs for anxiety? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:00:17

OUR NEXT STRUGGLE: DESANTIS INHERITING TRUMP'S FASCIST MANTLE

11/9/2022
In democracy, the people choose their leaders; in fascism, The Leader chooses his people. But the one thing I know for sure is that history tells us a nation that fails to excise fascism before it seizes full control is doomed to a generation of chaos and pain. Thom and his callers reflect on the recent election. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:02:33

REPUBLICANS SEE TODAY AS AN OPPORTUNITY TO SET UP THE END OF DEMOCRACY IN 2024

11/8/2022
The GOP wants to install their very own version of Putin, Duterte or Orbán in the White House in two years, regardless of what the majority of Americans want. Investigative journalist, author and filmmaker, Greg Palast (LIVE from Georgia) with his latest film Vigilante. Georgia’s vote suppression hitman (VigilanteMovie.com) Also Executive Director of Progressive Democrats of America (PDA), Alan Minsky explains why the election is so important from the Gen-X perspective. See Alan's article on...

Duration:01:03:04

THE THREE MEGATRENDS HITTING DEMOCRACY LIKE A TORNADO

11/7/2022
We now have two years to prepare for what may be American democracy’s final act. Whatever the outcome of the midterms, don’t expect Republicans to return to normal. Guest: Emily Paterson is one of three women who interrupted SCOTUS oral arguments to protest for women's rights for access to safe abortions and got arrested. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:58:02