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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 ...
 
Rob Kall Interviews some of the world's smartest, most dynamic people on his Bottom Up Radio Show with the goal of getting them to share their wisdom and knowledge AND to stretch their vision. Rob explores the bottom-up revolution, bottom-up mind and their patterns and ideas. His guests often appear on Bill Moyers, The Daily show and MSNBC shortly before or after being on Rob's show. They have included Bernie Sanders, Daniel Ellsberg, Howard Gardner, Arianna Huffington, Joseph Nye, Clay Shir ...
 
The truth will set you free. Each week on "The Truth Report", Salon politics and culture writer Chauncey DeVega searches for personal, philosophical, empirical, and moral truth with New York Times best-selling authors, leading opinion makers and other experts on politics, history, social justice, the creative arts, human rights, the economy, technology, and the Age of Trump.
 
A Miami based weekly radio program hosted by Mr. Trottier. Independent. Unfiltered. Live and unbiased. Wednesday evenings. 5pm EST. Thought provoking. Listen LIVE on WynwoodONE.com - Miami radio. Focusing on toxins and other harmful chemicals which flood our environment, Im calling out big box corporations for their carelessness. Deep State corruption. As epidemics like diabetes, opioid abuse, cancer and heart disease are all products of being exposed to these poisons - together we work to m ...
 
The Civics series at Town Hall shines a light on the shifting issues, movements, and policies, that affect our society, both locally and globally. These events pose questions and ideas, big and small, that have the power to inform and impact our lives. Whether it be constitutional research from a scholar, a new take on history, or the birth of a movement, it's all about educating and empowering.
 
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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For more than a decade, Thom Hartmann has been the #1 progressive talk show host in the United States. His show, The Hartmann Report, is aired on hundreds of radio and television stations across the country. He is also a New York Times best-selling author of 24 books and the founder of numerous commercial and charitable organizations. Recorded in t…
 
Coming up on The Science Revolution - Why are Republicans are saying the mask mandate is "anti-freedom?" If you're hooked up to a ventilator and can't breathe, you're not free. The republican idea of “freedom“ is literally killing us. Nick Dearden, with Global Justice Now, joins me to ask, who should own the COVID vaccine that was funded by "we the…
 
Thom Hartmann is a national radio show host, New York Times bestselling-author, and leading progressive voice. His new book is The Hidden History of Monopolies: How Big Business Destroyed the American Dream. Hartmann counsels that the American people -- and liberals and progressives in particular -- should be both optimistic and cautious about Joe …
 
Thom Hartmann is a national radio show host, New York Times bestselling-author, and leading progressive voice. His new book is The Hidden History of Monopolies: How Big Business Destroyed the American Dream. Hartmann counsels that the American people -- and liberals and progressives in particular -- should be both optimistic and cautious about Joe …
 
The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III by Peter Baker(no relation), Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times and his wife, Susan Glasser, Staff Writer for The New Yorker. Bill says its among the best political biographies he has ever read. And he's read a lot. Baker, Glasser and Bill explore a time in DC …
 
The GOP is no longer a legitimate political party: it’s a cult. It’s becoming increasingly clear to Americans that the Republican Party only stands for one thing: the privilege and power of wealthy white men. Over the last 40 years they have devised increasingly byzantine rules to prevent low income whites and people of color from voting and are no…
 
This week on Talk Nation Radio: Martial Mining, or Militarism and Extraction. Our guest is Daniel Selwyn, a researcher and educator with the London Mining Network, an alliance of 21 organisations working to expose human rights abuses and environmental crimes committed by mining companies based in London, and campaigning for social justice and the e…
 
Ruth Ben-Ghiat is a professor of history and Italian studies at New York University and an expert on fascism and authoritarianism. Her opinion essays and other writing have been featured by CNN, the Washington Post, The New Yorker and the Atlantic. Ruth Ben-Ghiat's new book is Strongmen: From Mussolini to the Present. She explains the real meaning …
 
The Republican party has abandoned the responsibility to take care of the American people in the face of the pandemic and economic crisis. How can we best stand up to their insanity? Are we already in a hostile transition or could Trump just maybe pull off becoming a dictator? If not, what is he really trying to do?…
 
The Fed has created money to prop up Wall Street. Congress appropriates money from the Treasury to help working class Americans. What's the difference between these two types of money and why won't the Fed intervene to help anybody other than banks and publicly traded companies? Professor Richard Wolff joins Thom to hash it out.…
 
Our host Vicki Robin ponders her interview with Vanessa Andreotti on “What Could Possibly Go Right?” She reflects on Vanessa’s perspective that there is an awakening and return to the essence as other elements of our lives are stripped away and we uncover the tender, painful places of our hearts. Connect with Vanessa Website: decolonialfutures.net …
 
For more than five decades, Ron Chew has fought for Asian American and social justice causes in Seattle. He joined us for this livestreamed presentation to share stories from his deeply personal memoir My Unforgotten Seattle. In conversation with journalist Naomi Ishisaka, Chew documented the tight-knit community he remembers, describing small fami…
 
Does the idea of freedom pushed by the billionaires and their propaganda mean anything if you can't afford health care and a quality education? While the rich keep themselves safe, why are they really pushing everyone else to go out and risk their lives? Can we escape debt peonage and build a society that really benefits us all? Meanwhile billionai…
 
America is figuring out that Donald Trump has spent his entire life as a criminal and a grifter. Some even suggest that the modern Republican Party has been reshaped in his image. But the simple truth is that, since the 1980s and the Reagan Revolution, the Republican Party has been one long racist grift that only serves the rich and the very rich.…
 
This week on Talk Nation Radio: the decision to rule the world. Stephen Wertheim is a historian of U.S. foreign policy. He is Deputy Director of Research and Policy at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft. He is also a research scholar at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University. His terrific new book is cal…
 
All eyes on Georgia: Biden's upset victory. Two Senate run-offs that will determine control of the Senate or any chance for a transformative Biden presidency. Bill talks to Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson who represents the Atlanta suburbs, about how Biden won and whether the Democratic Senate candidates can win. He's cautiously upbeat. You can he…
 
Vanessa de Oliveira Andreotti holds a Canada Research Chair in Race, Inequalities and Global Change at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She has extensive experience working across sectors internationally in areas related to global justice, global citizenship, and Indigenous and community engagement. Drawing on different critiques of…
 
Is Trump a modern day Herbert Hoover, doing nothing in the face of a crisis? Or was his attention focused on rigging the election by kneecapping the Post Office? Will Donald Trump be able to hang on to his fan club when he's no longer president, or will the Covid disaster be his legacy? Plus- dealing with people who don't believe Covid is real who …
 
On this week's Science Revolution is Dr. Jason Hill with the University of Minnesota- he says cutting greenhouse gases from food production is urgent & that our food systems may be the "dark horse of climate change." Investigative Journalist Katherine Eban drops by on her new book, 'Bottles of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom'. Mari …
 
Now that Trump has lost his bid for the presidency, Americans are looking at how to come together. However social media, particularly Facebook, could be a stumbling block in our way. The algorithms used to make the website so addicting, also have the effect of group polarization, could social media divide America further? Is your news feed filled w…
 
From funding, to vouchers, to charter schools, public education policy has become a political football. Many feel that we are in the midst of a full-scale attack on our nation’s commitment to public education. And constitutional law scholar Derek W. Black contends that this assault threatens not just public education, but democracy itself. In this …
 
How much damage will Trump do in his remaining weeks in office? What is he planning and why are so many top government officials visiting Israel, Saudi, and UAE right now? Author and activist Trita Parsi joins Thom- how is Trump trying to make it difficult for Biden to rejoin the Iran-nuclear deal and keep the bomb out of Iran? In the battle betwee…
 
Progressive leaders Ro Khanna and Mark Pocan share their views in a weekly national town hall meeting with Thom and his callers. Will we get Progressive representation in Biden's cabinet? How can Democrats stand up powerfully to McConnell's bullying in the Senate? But before we get there- what are the chances of a successful Trump coup, and what ar…
 
Trump tantrums. Biden transitions. Will GOP cooperate? With Jason Dick, Deputy Editor at CQ Roll Call, Christopher Cadelago, National Political Reporter covering 2020 for POLITICO, Ginger Gibson, Deputy Washington Editor at NBC News Digital and Maya King, Politics Reporter at POLITICO . Today's Bill Press Pod is supported by the SMART Union. More i…
 
The Founders greatest fear, when it came to the president, was that a man would be installed in the office who was in debt to, or loyal to a foreign government. It’s why they put the Foreign Emoluments ban in the Constitution. Now, Trump is about to leave office with debts exceeding $1 billion, over $400 million of them personally guaranteed. So, w…
 
Weird Al Yankovic has a huge and fanatical fan base for good reasons. He’s a five time Grammy winner and member of a rare group of musicians (U2, Michael Jackson, Madonna Kenny G,) with a top 40 hit for four decades running. Self-proclaimed “Weird Al obsessive” Lin Manuel Miranda credits Al as an inspiration for the hit musical “Hamilton.” It began…
 
Our host Vicki Robin reflects on her conversation with long-time activist Kumi Naidoo, as heard on episode 22 of “What Could Possibly Go Right?” Connect with Kumi Naidoo Website: kuminaidoo.net Twitter: twitter.com/kuminaidoo Follow WCPGR on Social Media Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WhatCouldPossiblyGoRightPodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com…
 
Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, bestselling author, and social critic. His most recent book is America: The Farewell Tour. Hedges warns that if Joe Biden fails to rehabilitate America’s social democracy then the country will become even more of a plutocracy dominated by racism and other forms of cruelty. Even worse, Chris Hedge…
 
Should we accept Trump-Humpers into polite society? How many of Trump's voters are racist, and how should we be treating them? Is there any valid reason to have voted for Trump- or is there no redemption for those who are still working to dismantle our democracy? Is it even possible to reach the people who have been manipulated by the right wing me…
 
Either he is dragging this out so he can raise money to line his own pockets, or he is coordinating with the billionaire donors who largely own a number of Republican state legislatures to steal the election. Or both. Trump has strong reasons to push both: he is hundreds of millions of dollars in debt, and the day he leaves the presidency several s…
 
This week on Talk Nation Radio: the poisoning of the Pacific and who the worst culprit is. Joining us from Tokyo is Jon Mitchell, a British journalist and author based in Japan. In 2015, he was awarded the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan's Freedom of the Press Lifetime Achievement Award for his investigations into human rights issues on Okina…
 
Trump's "legal" challenges are going nowhere. But its good to have a great lawyer and Democratic stalwart explain why. So we can all breathe. Lanny Davis is a Legal Crisis Manager and a former White House Special Counsel in the Clinton Administration. Today's Bil Press Pod is supported by the over 500,000 members of The Laborers International Union…
 
"Let's not let those that brought humanity to this point of destruction get away with the injustices that it created." Kumi Naidoo is recognized internationally as a forceful advocate for human rights, gender equity, economic justice, and environmental justice. A seasoned activist in South Africa during its struggle against apartheid, his long care…
 
Trump's hiding out scarfing hamburgers, but what's with his announcement to continue fundraising and holding rallies? Once Trump's crimes catch up to him, will his lawyers keep him out of jail? Or is he a flight risk? Also, Thom and his callers express their relief and joy at dodging Trump's fascist bullet! But how much damage could Donald still do…
 
It was just 20 years ago that the IPCC- the intergovernmental climate change group- rolled out the concept of global weather tipping points. And a few years ago they warned we had about 10 years left to drastically reduce emissions. As natural disasters become more frequent, are we approaching that tipping point now? Dr. Ben Strauss joins Thom- he'…
 
This is a short under 15 minute must listen interview --Greg Palast deserves a lot of credit for helping Joe Biden to win the election. He discusses what worked, what didn't, how Trump Can still steal the election and what needs to be done to insure fair January Georgia Senate runoff elections.By Rob Kall
 
On The Science Revolution this week is Brian C. Muraresku talking about how psychedelics played a role in the founding of Christianity. Did Christian beliefs and traditions evolve in part from incorporating pagan rituals that used psychedelic drugs? Also, senior nuclear specialist with Greenpeace, Shaun Burnie is here. Do toxic releases from Fukush…
 
After voters in California chose to exempt Uber and Lyft drivers from hard-won worker protections, Dr Richard Wolff wonders whether a Biden administration will champion the working person, or support the wealthy who the Democratic party still go to for money. Can Joe Biden overcome this contradiction? If the Democrats had spent a billion campaign d…
 
Dr Justin Frank, author and psychologist analyzes Donald Trump's behavior- is it his deep-seated hatred of reality that makes it impossible for Trump to take responsibility? Is this why he always blames other people? Plus.. who made 300 million robo calls on election day warning people to stay home and not vote?.. Also, Thom reviews what brought us…
 
Investigative reporter Greg Palast explains why the pollsters were right after all, when you consider the people whose votes were not counted. Meanwhile, are Republicans trying to get armed poll watchers into vote-counting facilities?.. Is it possible that some of the vote tallies were fudged?.. Did the Post Office slow down the mail in swing state…
 
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