Stories by Thom Hartmann

Thom Hartmann is an author and nationally syndicated daily talk show host. His newest book is "The Crash of 2016: The Plot to Destroy America — and What We Can Do to Stop It." subscribe to Thom Hartmann's feed

Posted on: Nov 1, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It could still happen here.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A salmonella outbreak in 2008 and 2009 was blamed for nine deaths and hundreds of cases of salmonella.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

This wasn't just an editorial sleight of hand.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It just enriches huge companies at everyone else's expense.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

If Sanders ends up being the Democratic nominee for president, his GOP opponent is going to have a hard time beating him.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2015, Source: AlterNet

"The incumbents, Democrats, and Republicans, look upon this unlimited money as a great benefit to themselves."

Posted on: Jul 25, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Just considering one scenario.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The early 1900s were no picnic for workers.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The consequences of America's trade deals are dominating the 2016 race.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Republican attempts to sabotage a Democratic president's deal with Iran are nothing new.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

If elected president Bernie would do what FDR did in 1933 -- restore union rights, regulate Wall Street, and expand the social safety net.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

He tried to sell so-called "free trade" to us as a way of ending Communism in China.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Why don't the rich pay their fair share in taxes?

Posted on: May 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Our railroads used to be the envy of the world, but now they're a joke - a joke that in some cases, leads to tragedy.

Posted on: May 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

If elected president, Jeb Bush will run this country just like his dad and brother did.

Posted on: May 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Prison phone contracts have become a major source of revenue for state and local governments.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It's about the enthronement of the business class above everyone else in our society.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Right-to-work-for-less laws ensure the cheap labor conservatives have sought for generations.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The Founding Fathers were very clear that they didn't want America to ever degenerate into an oligarchy.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2015, Source: AlterNet

If we retain the vigilance and energy of Jefferson, we shall prevail.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

We must teach our children US history accurately and inform the world about the essentials of human rights.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

When are we going to do in Iraq what we did in Europe after war destroyed that continent?

Posted on: Feb 20, 2015, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

Even when it comes to marijuana, they're out to help the 1%.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It's time for us to honestly and accept the fact that same-sex marriage is a civil rights issue.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The new Congress is busy manufacturing a Social Security crisis.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

They want to protect failed policies that allowed the government to detain people.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The Trans Pacific Partnership deal will likely be the death of American industry.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It used to be more difficult for the ultra wealthy to buy American democracy.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2015, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

They don't want the working-class to be anything but so terrified they'll take any kind of crap wages.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Wealth accumulates at the very top among the elites, not among everyday working people.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It’s time for high-speed internet access for all.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Foreign policy blunders going back to the '80s led to the Charlie Hebdo massacre.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

We need to retrieve our values from the trash-heap of history where Bush and Cheney threw them.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

They are completely clueless on the idea of a free and open Internet.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

How GOP governors used the cover of privatization to enrich campaign donors and political cronies.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

It's becoming increasingly hard to treat patients, because of electronic health record systems that don't share information with competing systems.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

The term has a dark historical connotation.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

When we don't punish the worst political criminals in our history, it sets a terrible example for the rest of the world.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2014, Source:

Libertarianism is not what most Americans think it is...

Posted on: Aug 5, 2014, Source: Thom Hartmann Show

The lack of competition is the main reason why air travel is so expensive.