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: Feb 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

What the political battles of the late 18th century can teach us about people power.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Our businesses will never compete with state-backed businesses in other countries if we don't impose a tariff on the products they ship to our shores.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

In today's world, compromise-first politics are a recipe for a disaster.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

If Sanders can pull off a two-state sweep of the early primaries, that would completely change the dynamic of the race.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2016, Source: AlterNet

People like Ammon Bundy don't actually believe in or care about the Constitution.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2016, Source: AlterNet

This natural gas leak is an atmospheric catastrophe like we've never seen before.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Our message to the Republican Party should be simple: "We are not afraid."

Posted on: Dec 30, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Since the beginning, the War on Drugs has been about controlling political power--by breaking up Black communities and the dissident left.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It's illegal for the CDC to conduct research into the impact of gun control on public health.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Criminal legal reform has become one of the very few legitimately bipartisan issues in US politics.

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.