Thom Hartmann Program - 1 Hour Edition - 02/15/19 - Thom Hartmann presses snooze on politics while exploring the history and implications of Daylight Savings Time. Callers respond with amusement and insight. Greg Palast phones in to report that sanction
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CA voters approved an initiative to drop Daylight Savings Time changes. Now other states are considering doing the same. Ben Franklin had nothing to do with this, but LBJ did. Is it time to drop the whole thing? - For the book club, Thom reads from "In Putin's Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia's Eleven Time Zones" by Nina Khrushcheva. - DST discussion continues. - Andrew Yang asks if Americans are ready to vote for Universal Basic Income in the 2020 Election? - Reading from "The War on Normal People: The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs and Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future" – by Andrew Yang - Greg Palast, the investigative journalist, joins the Thom Hartmann Program to discuss the ongoing coup in Venezuela against the democratically elected government.