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In this week's conversations with Great Minds Thom Hartmann talks with Chris Hedges, journalist and author of "The Death of the Liberal Class". Chris Hedges says, "The lunatic fringe of the Republican Party, which looks set to make sweeping gains in the midterm elections, is the direct result of a collapse of liberalism. It is the product of bankrupt liberal institutions, including the press, the church, universities, labor unions, the arts and the Democratic Party."


In this week's conversations with Great Minds Thom Hartmann talks with Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author of "The Death of the Liberal Class". Chris Hedges says, "The lunatic fringe of the Republican Party, which looks set to make sweeping gains in the midterm elections, is the direct result of a collapse of liberalism. It is the product of bankrupt liberal institutions, including the press, the church, universities, labor unions, the arts and the Democratic Party."


In Conversations with Great Minds with Katrina Vanden Heuvel, the editor and publisher of The Nation Magazine (http://www.thenation.com/). Thom and Katrina Talk about The Nation, progressive politics and more.


In Conversations with Great Minds with Katrina Vanden Heuvel, Ethe editor and publisher of The Nation Magazine, Thom and Katrina talk about The Nation, progressive politics and more.


Former Senator Tom Hayden is an American social and political activist and politician, known for the anti-war and civil right movements of the 1960s.


Former Senator Tom Hayden is an American social and political activist and politician, known for the anti-war and civil right movements of the 1960s.


Thom Hartmann has an in depth conversation with President of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka about wealth, wages, unemployment, deficits, progressives, Democrats, Republican and the the White House messaging


In "Conversation with Great Minds" Thom Hartmann has an in depth conversation with President of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka about wealth, wages, unemployment, deficits, progressives, Democrats, Republicans and the the White House messaging.


Thom Hartmann Conversations With Great Minds with Michael Ratner, Pres. The Center for Constitutional Rights Part 1. The Center for Constitutional Rights, which Michael Ratner leads, states that its mission it to defend civil liberties in the US. The group's efforts have included a legal challenge to the USA PATRIOT Act and a lawsuit on behalf of post-9/11 immigration detainees in the US. The Center also representated Maher Arar, a Canadian citizen who was sent, orrendered, to Syria, where he was tortured. Ratner and his office have also sued two private military contracting companies in Iraq, alleging their employees were involved in the abuses and torture of prisoners at Abu Ghraib.


Thom Hartmann Conversations With Great Minds with Michael Ratner, Pres. The Center for Constitutional Rights Part 2. The Center for Constitutional Rights, which Michael Ratner leads, states that its mission it to defend civil liberties in the US. The group's efforts have included a legal challenge to theUSA PATRIOT Act and a lawsuit on behalf of post-9/11 immigration detainees in the US. The Center also representated Maher Arar, a Canadian citizen who was sent, orrendered, to Syria, where he was tortured. Ratner and his office have also sued two private military contracting companies in Iraq, alleging their employees were involved in the abuses and torture of prisoners at Abu Ghraib.


Thom has an in depth conversation with Larry Beinhart, Fulbright Fellow, author of numerous books (both fiction & non-fiction) and screenplays. His novel "American Hero" was adapted for the screen as "Wag The Dog" starring Robert DeNiro...his latest book "Salvation Boulevard" - currently in production - is scheduled for release in 2011 stars Pierce Brosnan and Greg Kinnear.


Thom has an in depth conversation with Larry Beinhart, Fulbright Fellow, author of numerous books (both fiction & non-fiction) and screenplays. His novel "American Hero" was adapted for the screen as "Wag The Dog" starring Robert DeNiro...his latest book "Salvation Boulevard" - currently in production - is scheduled for release in 2011 stars Pierce Brosnan and Greg Kinnear.


Thom Hartmann and Ralph Nader (http://nader.org/) talk about Tea Party, midterm elections and a role of the corporate power in American history and political system of today.


Thom Hartmann and Ralph Nader (http://nader.org/) talk about Tea Party, midterm elections and a role of the corporate power in American history and political system of today.