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What can we learn from 400 years of African American contribution, work and struggle? Dr. Keisha Blain's newest book examines the community that survived America.

Dr. Keisha Blain joined Thom to discuss the new book, Four Hundred Souls: A Community of African America.


How much of the goods you bought this week were produced by forced labor in China? Amelia Pang exposes China's not so secret slave labor.

Amelia Pang joined Thom to discuss China and its effect on the world.

Amelia Pang is a Journalist of Uyghur descent.
Author of Made in China: A Prisoner, an SOS Letter, and the Hidden Cost of America's Cheap Goods. Former contributor to the Epoch Times.


Was Trump an asset of the KGB and the Russians – and is he still today? Craig Unger's new book shares the long history of Trump's Russian Collusion.

Craig Unger joined Thom to discuss the damage Trump did to the country and how we can recover.

Craig Unger is the author of five books on the GOP's war on democracy, including his latest, “American Kompromat” Craig Unger is also a Vanity Fair contributor for 15 years.

WATCH NEXT: Is Trump Caught In The Russia Trap? - https://youtu.be/cFk6wvXsKCE


Are our nuclear power plants sitting ducks for terrorists? What kind of damage could a terrorist do to America's nuclear facilities? Kevin Kamps from beyond Nuclear tells us the frightening

Kevin Kamps is the nuclear waste specialist from Beyond Nuclear.


Nuclear power promises unlimited clean energy, but there is nothing clean about melt downs. Kevin Kamps from Beyond Nuclear answers the question, is Nuclear Power Too Dangerous?

Kevin Kamps from Beyond Nuclear joined Thom to explain that life on Earth from nuclear power.

WATCH NEXT: Multi-Billion Dollar Nuclear Scandal Exposed - https://youtu.be/E-qJG7sTFXY.


How safe are the oldest nuclear power stations in the US? Are they heading for a new Three Mile Island?

Kevin Kamps from Beyond Nuclear joined Thom to discuss the future of American nuclear power.


Are you what you eat? What does that make Trump?

Ralph Nader joined Thom for a delicious conversation on food and politics

Ralph Nader talked about his favorite family recopies.

Ralph Nader, Consumer Advocate/Lawyer & Author of numerous books.

His latest book The Ralph Nader and Family Cookbook / Founder of numerous organizations including the Center for Study of Responsive Law & also the Public Interest Research Group (P.I.R.G.). Host of the Ralph Nader Radio Hour podcast.

WATCH NEXT: The Courts Won't Stop Trump - https://youtu.be/rqiuCsMt4vM


300 Million Gallons of radiocactive water is about to be released in the Pacific ocean....

10 years ago Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant melted down and unleashed nuclear water into the pacific but years after the "clean up" the Nuclear industry is trying to dump 300 Million gallons of contaminated nuclear water into the

Kevin Kamps from Beyond Nuclear joined Thom to explain that life on Earth could be wiped out if the water from Fukushima gets into the Pacific Ocean

WATCH NEXT: Multi-Billion Dollar Nuclear Scandal Exposed - https://youtu.be/E-qJG7sTFXY.


Ralph Nader joined Thom to discuss the state of the US after four years of Donald Trump as president. From Trump pushing out Bill Barr, through to the fanatics he has appointed up to 20 January 2021.

Nader talked about the Trump crime wave.

Ralph Nader, Consumer Advocate/Lawyer & Author of numerous books.

His latest book (w/ Mark Green), ”Wrecking America: How Trump's Lawbreaking and Lies Betray All” / Founder of numerous organizations including the Center for Study of Responsive Law & also the Public Interest Research Group (P.I.R.G.). Host of the Ralph Nader Radio Hour podcast.


Lunar based nuclear power is on the way, plus nuclear-powered satellites. Could Mars go the same way? And of course, the military will dominate control of nuclear use, so does that mean that NASA will become the military outlet for the US in space, on the moon and on Mars.

Kevin Kamps from Beyond Nuclear joined Thom to explain that life on Earth could be wiped out if one of these new nuclear powered craft exploded at launch.

WATCH NEXT: Multi-Billion Dollar Nuclear Scandal Exposed - https://youtu.be/E-qJG7sTFXY


Money makes the world go round. Well, it is supposed to. Why do countries depreciate their currencies over time? Someone could live on $2.50 an hour back in the 70s, but as prices go up, so do wages.

Prices are set by the final seller, but there are limits. The seller works out through economics, the maximum price they can change for the item. How Much Can Be Charged for a Burger?

Professor Richard Wolff joined Thom to discuss economics and how they affect you.


The US government freaked out when a Soviet spy claimed that telepathy was possible. The government, and 19 US military and the intelligence communities launched a 20-year research program to investigate whether it would be possible to spy on Russia while sitting on the couch. Some of the experiments were quite unnerving.

Dr. Edwin C. May was part of the research project and shared his experience with Thom during an extended session.

Is it some form of ESP? Space time distortions? Information from the future? The Space Time Continuum?


The value of your money is not set in stone. What happens when exchange rates are lowered by monetary authority? Are you about to pay more for less?

Professor Richard Wolff joined Thom to discuss economics and how they affect you.

Professor Wolff is an Economist / Co-founder, Democracy At Work / Author of numerous books - his latest is “The Sickness is the System: When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics or Itself”.

WATCH NEXT: Money Created Out of Thin Air? - https://youtu.be/VaiUjT5eL2Q


What is the fate of our planet if left to four-year term politicians? How dire is the climate change situation? Doctor Michael Mann has spent 20 years studying climate science and bringing it to people’s attention.


What is authoritarianism? How do strongmen leaders come to power? How do strongmen leave power? What about this style of government attracts Mussolini and Trump?

Thom Hartmann does a deep dive into the authoritarian leader with Professor Ruth Ben-Ghiat. Ruth Ben-Ghiat is the author of a new book, "Strongmen: From Mussolini to the Present"


Nature has rights. Our system doesn't acknowledge those rights. Is it time to fight for the rights of Nature along with other human beings? Does respecting the rights of nature mean giving land back to indigenous people?

Melissa Troutman and Joshua Boaz Pribanic join Thom Hartmann to discuss how the rights of nature and their new film, Invisible Hand.

Invisible Hand, produced by Mark Ruffalo, is the first documentary film on the rights of nature. Invisible Hand follows stories about the fight between capitalism and democracy.


Donald Trump got too close to a military coup. Could the next strongman president succeed where Trump failed? Thom Hartmann talks to the scholar on fascism.

Ruth Ben-Ghiat joins Thom Hartmann for a deep dive into the strongman style governance of Donald Trump. Professor of History & Italian Studies-New York University (NYU) / Historian & cultural critic / scholar on fascism & authoritarian leaders / Author of seven books including her latest, Strongmen: From Mussolini to the Present.

Watch Next: Authoritarianism From Mussolini to Trump (w/ Ruth Ben-Ghiat) https://youtu.be/xtnWQ5DniEc


Are the rich Crazy? What about GOP Politicians? What is the relationship between psychopathy and success in business and politics? Is Donald Trump a psychopath? What about Mitch McConnell or Ronald Reagan?

Are they crazy? Dr. Justin Frank exposes the rich psychopaths who buy psychopaths in political office. What a crazy world we live in!

How are you staying sane with all the crazy around us?

Dr. Justin A. Frank joined Thom to discuss Trump’s current state of mind.


Donald Trump lost the 2020 election. But in defeat Trump just may have admitted to tampering with the 2016 election. Dr. Justin Frank found himself shocked when he caught Trump admitting to stealing his first election.

Was Donald Upset he lost the election he was trying to steal?

Dr. Frank found Trump's tell by noticing that he did one thing that psychopaths always do. But Donald Trump is not the only psychopath. Was Ronald Reagan a Psycho too?


Donald Trump is afraid and he wants you to be afraid too!

Dr. Justin Frank explores how Donald Trump uses fear to manipulate people into voting for him and for his own power.

Dr. Justin A. Frank joined Thom to discuss Trump’s current state of mind.

Dr. Justin A. Frank is a Psychoanalyst & Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science-George Washington University / Author-Trump On the Couch (Previous books include Obama on the Couch & Bush on the Couch)

WATCH NEXT: Trump on the Couch - https://youtu.be/KLbc7EaKKyU


The way Trump has dealt with his election loss is that he wants someone else to take the courage and say that he lost. Trump has no courage and expects to win everything, forever. He has been rescued by so many people over his lifetime and is expecting someone to rescue his election defeat – but nobody is stepping up.

Dr. Justin A. Frank joined Thom to discuss Trump’s current state of mind.


Every politician talks about wanting to help small businesses, but little happens. Once 40% of the economy was small businesses. Independent businesses are now less than 23%. New business being started has dropped.

For small business to survive, big business needs a break up!

Stacy Mitchell joined Thom to discuss small business and many other topics over an extended session.

Stacy Mitchell is Co-Director, Institute For Local Self-Reliance


War can be stopped, but only if we organize to stop it, says Gar Alperovitz. Find out what it takes to build a world without unjust war. Gar Alperovitz, the Co-Founder & Principle of the Democracy Collaborative joins Thom Hartmann to discuss the laboratories of democracy being built from the ground up by activists on the ground right now. In this clip Gar expands his vision from laboratories of democracy to organizing against war.


How are progressive victories built? What is the foundation of the progressive victories of the past, like the New Deal? What foundation will the next progressive victories be built upon?

According to Gar Alperovitz, no progressive victory from the New Deal to the Civil Rights movement came about without activists on the ground building up movements.

Gar Alperovitz, the Co-Founder & Principle of the Democracy Collaborative joins Thom Hartmann to discuss the laboratories of democracy being built from the ground up by activists on the ground right now.