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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 Science Revolution is about science that matters and brings revolutionary ways of thinking about science. We cover the science important to the world as well as to our everyday lives. You will learn how an entire spectrum of scientific disciplines meaningfully impacts your life and our world. From climate change to neuroscience to physics and medicine - and sometimes the politics & religion that tie them to us all - this podcast will entertain and deeply inform you. Science comes alive i ...
 
ADHD IS OVER! is an eye-opening, perspective-shifting podcast for conscious parents - aimed at dispelling the typical myths of the current and incomplete narrative around this so-called 'disorder'. In order to provide parents with both sides of the narrative, we're questioning all aspects around ADHD with the help of scientific studies, logic, resonance, and with the contribution of internationally revered experts and public figures in the field such as Dr. Gabor Maté, Dr. Bruce Lipton, Dr. ...
 
American Democracy is not promised to us and, with all the forces working against it, saving it will take a level of work most people aren’t ready for. The Politics Girl Podcast is here to give people a reason to care and a reason to fight. Our goal is to inspire. To instill in people a true understanding of what this country COULD be, if the right people were fighting for it, and what it WILL be if they don’t. It’s a political podcast yes, but more than that, it’s a podcast about America’s ...
 
Listen in on interviews with world-renowned experts exploring the forces in history that shaped the world both then, and now. The topics we explore vary from whaling, to the Roman games, but they always touch on the intersection between riches and power, particularly in business and economic history.
 
Author Author is an occasional feature of interviews with authors in Portland, either on tour or local writers. Ed Goldberg has been conducting these interviews for almost 20 years. Each interview discusses the author's current work, thoughts and process for writing.
 
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Thom Hartmann, an American radio personality, author, former psychotherapist, businessman, and progressive political commentator, discusses his new book: “The Hidden History of Neoliberalism: How Reaganism Gutted America and How to Restore Its Greatness?” Neoliberalism ostensibly contributed to the transfer of $50 trillion from the middle class to …
 
While we have an abundance of choice as consumers in the United States, in many realms there are increasingly few options in terms of what, and from where, we can buy. Monopolies have existed in North America since the colonial era and, though fought aggressively in the mid-20th century, have reared their head once more in recent decades. In this e…
 
On this edition of Parallax Views, we're joined in the first segment of the program by David Marchick, co-author with Alexander Tippett (and A.J. Wilson), of The Peaceful Transfer of Power: An Oral History of America's Presidential Transitions. After the chaos of the Trump-Biden transition and the ugly insurrection on the Capitol that came with it …
 
All these rich and powerful men think they’re “secret geniuses” once they’ve concluded the “truth” of their own infallibility, they stop listening to those whose opinions contradict their own. Also, don't be fooled! This is what Elon Musk is really up to with Twitter. The next presidential election season is already getting underway. Which of these…
 
On this edition of Parallax Views, Giorgio Cafiero, CEO of Gulf State Analytics, returns to discuss the rumblings about a potential Turkish ground operation in northern Syria. Is Turkey invading northeast Syria about to happen? Also how will the U.S. likely respond if it does? What should be made of U.S. response to the recent Turkish strikes in Sy…
 
No one knows Congress like Norm Ornstein. He's been studying and writing about Congress for over 40 years. He is currently an emeritus scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, a mostly conservative think tank. He wrote (along with Thomas E. Mann) It's Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politi…
 
Join me and brilliant Georgetown history professor, author of Democracy Americana and host of the ’Is This Democracy’ podcast as we discuss where democracy is in America post the 2022 midterms. The Declaration of Independence might talk about a country where all men are created equal, but if we’re honest with ourselves, that’s not what everyone wan…
 
As a bitter winter often without power begins to bite in Ukraine, veteran war correspondent Phil Ittner asks us all to take a stand against Russian imperialism. Plus- MSNBC journalist Ali Velshi shares with Thom his take on the likely future of the Republican party. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at ht…
 
On this edition of Parallax Views, Maximillian Alvarez, Editor-in-Chief of the Real News Network, joins the show alongside Marilee Taylor and Jeff Kurtz of Railroad Workers United to discuss the recent struggle between railroad workers and rail carriers over paid sick leave. President Joe Biden and Congress recently struck down a rail workers strik…
 
Thom Hartmann says Democrats need to be careful not to fall into Jude Wanniski's two Santa Claus trap when it comes to Social Security and Medicare in the new year. Also Geeky Science: Can pomegranates fight cancer? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.…
 
Medicare Advantage ads obscure the often-life-threatening restrictions and bank-account draining demands that are common in Medicare Advantage plans. Alex Lawson, Executive Director from Social Security Works explains how to avoid getting duped by Medicare scammers during open enrollment. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and Californ…
 
On this edition of Parallax Views, the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft's Dr. Annelle Sheline and William Hartung return to discuss their recent The Nation article "It’s Time to Cut Off Arms Sales to the Saudi Regime". Among the topics covered in this conversation: - Saudi Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al-Saud granted legal immunity by the …
 
Walker vs. Warnock. McCarthy Struggling. New Democratic Leadership. Rail Strike Averted. Same-Sex Win. Trump Weakened. Kanye Loves Nazis. New Primary Schedule? With Igor Bobic, Senior Politics Reporter at HuffPost, Maya King, Politics Reporter based in Atlanta at The New York Times and Eliza Collins, Politics Reporter on the Hill for The Wall Stree…
 
Was there a conspiracy — even if it only involved a handful of people — at the highest levels of our government to end the American Experiment that was only defeated by sheer luck? Also is Hershel Walker guilty of voter fraud? And will people be required to bury zygotes? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice …
 
On this edition of Parallax Views, ReThinking Foreign Policy's Mitchell Plitnick returns to the program to discuss the FBI's probe into the death of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh as well as his thoughts on the Biden administration's policy towards Israel, AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) launching of a super PAC …
 
Will they end the American experiment and take us down the road that others, so certain of the blessing of their god and their DNA, briefly took most of Europe eighty years ago? Also why are gas prices being down not being treated as a political story? Will Georgia go blue? Franklin Grahams ugly new lie about same-sex marriage exposed. The real rea…
 
On this edition of Parallax Views, Dr. Assal Rad, research director for NIAC (National Iranian-American Council) returns to the program to discuss the wave of "Death to the Dictator" protests that have swept through Iran in recent months. The protest began after the death of 22 year old Mahsa Amini. Amini was arrested for wearing her hijab in a man…
 
Did you know SCOTUS is hearing arguments on expanding the definition of lobbying and bribery? Was Russia waiting for a red wave? Will the GOP give in to Trump? What is going on with the bizarre stories coming from Ukraine? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.…
 
American Midnight: The Great War, a Violent Peace, and Democracy's Forgotten Crisis is the title of a new book by legendary historian, Adam Hochschild. It covers 1917 to 1921. Years which saw America enter World War I, suppress dissent of any kind, ignore white riots killing black people, encourage rampant anti-Semitism, and the crippling assault o…
 
Join brilliant political analyst, expert, and author David Rothkopf as we discuss his new book, American Resistance: The Inside Story of How the Deep State Saved the Nation, about how a host of government officials worked together to keep our dangerous, unhinged, ill prepared president, and his enablers, from doing irreparable damage to the US, our…
 
Will we continue to hold the notion that being free means getting lousy pay, no union, being broken by healthcare expenses and putting our kids to bed hungry? That “enforcing freedom” means LGBTQ people, racial and religious minorities, and pregnant women live in fear? Should schools teach propaganda? Pompeo and the GOP think so and are looking to …
 
Kevin Cassidy, Director and Representative to the Bretton Woods and Multilateral Organizations of the UN’s International Labour Office for the US in Washington, DC., discusses the role of the ILO, which was created in 1919, in developing international standards, rights at work, employment and income opportunities, social protection, social dialogue…
 
Filling in for Thom is guest-host Jefferson Smith reviewing the class-action lawsuit filed against Elon Musk for the capricious termination of half of Twitter employees. Joining the program is Shannon Liss-Riordan, the attorney representing the workers. Musk broke promises that led the Twitter labor force to stick with the company in the first plac…
 
Jonathan Granoff, President of the Global Security Institute, focuses on the threat of nuclear weapons in the world today. The use of nuclear weapons is incompatible with the development and survivability of living organisms and the planet as a whole. Elimination of nuclear weapons should be at the heart of the debate. Currently, over 13,000 nukes …
 
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 un…
 
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-n…
 
On this edition of Parallax Views, in the first segment Wall Street Window's Mike Swanson returns to the program to discuss the FTX/Sam Bankman-Fried crypto scam scandal as well as Elon Musk's buy out of Twitter. Among the topics covered in the course of our conversation: - Sam Bankman-Friedman, Alameda Research, Bankman-Fried's apology letter and …
 
Taking a break from politics today, Bill goes under the sea to talk with author Daniel Stone about one of the most searched term in Google pretty much every day, “the Titanic.” Stone provides new insights into the fascination and, really, obsession with the Titanic. There are nearly 3 million shipwrecks in the sea, but there's none with more intere…
 
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…
 
On this edition of Parallax Views, long-time war reporter Patrick Cockburn, author of War in the Age of Trump, joins us in the first segment to discuss the latest in regards to the Putin's war in Ukraine as well as his thoughts on Netanyhu's political victory in the Israeli elections. Among the topics covered in the conversation: - Putin's war as a…
 
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 Polic…
 
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 Polic…
 
The Reverend Jim Wallis is long-time strong advocate for peace and justice. He is also an American theologian, writer, teacher and political activist. He is best known as the founder and editor of Sojourners magazine and as the founder of the Washington, D.C.-based Christian community of the same name. Now Wallis is the Director of the Center on Fa…
 
In the wake of the horrific shooting at Club Q in Colorado, it’s time we bring humanity back into the conversation, because hate is literally killing people. Join me and Broadway & Television superstar Alexandra Billings, as we discuss the Trans experience, the best way to be an ally, and remind everyone that the world is better when we make room f…
 
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 th…
 
On this edition of Parallax Views, Grant F. Smith of the Institute for Research: Middle East Policy returns to discuss his article "ADL files FBI 'Civil Rights Threat' conflating white nationalists with pro-Palestinian charities" as well the broader history of the ADL and its relationship with the FBI. Additionally, Grant gives his thoughts on the …
 
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 mo…
 
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…
 
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…
 
On this edition of Parallax Views, we have a double feature edition of Parallax Views on the 2022 FIFA World Cup being held in Qatar. First up, filmmaker Miles Coleman joins us to discuss the new Netflix docu-series that's sweeping the internet, FIFA Uncovered. Miles served as a producer for this sports-meets-politics-true-crime exploration of FIFA…
 
Pelosi Steps Down. Can McCarthy Step Up? Georgia Runoff. Trump Announces to Weak Response. Senate Set to Back Same Sex Marriage. Twitter Meltdown. With Ginger Gibson, Senior Washington editor at NBC News Digital, Sudeep Reddy, Senior managing editor at Politico and Philip Bump, National columnist at the Washington Post and author of the How to Read…
 
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, …
 
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