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America’s TV Media Crisis Goes Far Beyond Covering Trump: We Simply Aren’t Hearing About the Most Pressing Issues of Our Time If the media really wants to fight Trump, they can start by reporting on climate change and inequality. By … Continue reading

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How Trump Could Cause the Next Economic Meltdown

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Disappearing Democracy

The Corporate Media Isn’t Coming Close to Holding Trump Accountable Increasingly, the media are simply compliant patsies to whoever is in power. By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ January 24, 2017 One of Donald Trump’s first official acts as president was to … Continue reading

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More Lessons To Be Learned

Americans Wanted a Revolution, and Clinton’s Campaign Only Offered Them Obama 2.0 By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ November 9, 2016 Donald J. Trump’s ascent to the White House is the final victory of Lewis Powell’s 1971 memo to the U.S. Chamber … Continue reading

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We Have All Won An Oligarchy and Lost A Democracy By Thom Hartmann/ thomhartmann.com/ September 26, 2016 Here’s a thought experiment for you. Ask yourself, “When was the last time I heard any conversation at all about the role of … Continue reading

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We’re Not in Kansas Anymore…Thank Goodness!

Here’s What’s the Matter with Kansas…   Jun. 24, 2016  By Thom Hartmann      The verdict is in, and it’s time for conservatives to face the cold hard facts. Right-wing trickle-down Reaganomics doesn’t work. It doesn’t work internationally, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Chuck Hagel’s Questionable Election Wins

This  article by Thom Hartmann from ten years 0ld ago seems relevant (or at least interesting) as former Senator Chuck Hagel awaits confirmation as Secretary of Defense: “If You Want To Win An Election, Just Control The Voting Machines” By … Continue reading

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How America Is Turning into a 3rd World Nation in 4 Easy Steps It starts with destroying our manufacturing base. By Thom Hartmann/Alternet/ November 10, 2012 New reports that Taiwanese transnational manufacturing corporation Foxconn may be opening up some plants … Continue reading

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“The American Way”–What Happened to It?

Thom Hartmann sums up America’s economic problems in eight minutes.  A brilliant analysis on what’s gone wrong and what we need to do about it.

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BPR Quote of the Day: Kings and Kingdoms

“‘Smaller government,’ it turns out, is not actually smaller government but different government. It’s government for the rich instead of government for the rest of us. It’s a departure from democracy and a shift toward the old hierarchical systems of … Continue reading

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