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: Apr 7, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The Voting Rights Act is under siege; we need a constitutional amendment to protect it.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Political democracy and an economic middle class is the natural state of humankind.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Our nation faces a massive crisis provoked by the loss of democratic representation.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Milton Mayer's book presents an upsettingly familiar formula to fascism and explains how It could happen here, too.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Bernie is simply calling for what the architects of Medicare had in mind all along.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The GOP may have to adopt a few liberal philosophies to keep Trump from winning.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Don't rely on the media to tell you what's going on.

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.