• Has Qanon taken over America? Your politicians, your friends and even your family, could all be a part of the Qanon cult, but how did a nonsensical conspiracy theory move from the fringes of infamous imageboard 4chan to mainstream movement?

    Mike Rothschild joins Thom Hartmann for a deep dive into the history of QANON.

    Mike Rothchild joined Thom to discuss QAnon

  • Is there a plot to destroy real Medicare? Will it survive attempts to move everyone to Medicare Advantage, so private companies make huge profits from your illness?

    Dr. Ana Malinow joined Thom to discuss the future, if any, of Medicare.

    Bio: Professor of Paediatrics-University of California-San Francisco & former President-Physicians for a National Health Program

    WATCH NEXT: Is There a New Plot To Privatize Medicare Afoot? -

  • Tom Shadyac Joins Thom Hartmann. He has been a director - a producer - a screenwriter - an actor - and a comedian. His movies are some of the most widely-recognized films in the last few decades - from the "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" series - to the "Nutty Professor" movies - to "Liar, Liar" and "Bruce Almighty." In his most recent film - "I am" he takes us on a journey in search of the nature of humanity - and what it means to live a truly fulfilling life on this planet - a topic we'll definitely get into. Currently - he is a professor of communications - and teaches screenwriting at Pepperdine Univeristy's Seaver college.

  • Dr. James Loewen, Sociologist/Historian/Author of 6 books including "Lies My Teacher Told Me" and "Lies Across America." The average American History textbook weighs 4.5 pounds - is 888 pages long - and contains page after page of misinformation that is tainting the education of American children every day. So how can teachers give children a comprehensive and accurate history of America?

  • 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"

  • Thom Hartmann talks with Neil Howe, best-selling co-author (with William Strauss) of "The Fourth Turning." The Fourth Turning maps out the place of generations in history.

  • QANON, once an internet conspiracy theory is now a dangerous cult, with members inside congress. Dr. Jack Bartich joined Thom to talk about everything you need to know about Qanon.

    Dr. Jack Bratich is Associate Professor-Dept. of Journalism & Media Studies, School of Communication & Information-Rutgers University

    WATCH NEXT: QANON: Dangerous Conspiracy Theories Exposed -

  • Jeffrey Smith, Executive Director-Institute for Responsible Technology, leading spokesperson on the health dangers of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), author of the books "Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies about the Safety of the Genetically Engineered Foods You're Eating" and "Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods." Genetically modified crops are all the rage these days - and have taken over the agriculture industries of many countries. But just how dangerous are genetically modified crops - and do we really need to be relying so heavily on them?

  • Thom sits down with Dr. Lester R. Brown, President-Earth Policy Institute / Author or co-author of more than 50 books, his latest is "World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse"

  • Tonight we have a special edition of Conversations with Great Minds is David Stockman. He is a former United States congressman - representing the state of Michigan - who was elected to three terms before stepping down to head up the Office of Management and Budget under President Ronald Reagan in 1981. He is credited with writing the Reagan Budget - and continued his work on federal budgeting through 1985. After leaving politics, David Stockman pursued a career in investment banking and joined Blackstone Group as one of its earliest partners. He is the author of the book, "Triumph of Politics: How the Reagan Revolution Failed" and his new book - tentatively titled "The Triumph of Crony Capitalism" - will explore how crony capitalism reached a peak during the recent financial meltdown. David talk to Thom about Reagan would be raising taxes right now, the Republican party has gone crazy and we need to get control of the Fed.

  • Corey Robin, Associate Professor, Political Science-Brooklyn College joins Thom Hartmann. His most recent book is The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin. Corey Robin walks through the history of conservatism, examining key figures, such as Edmund Burke and Phyllis Schlafly. What makes a Conservative tick? What's at the very heart of the Conservative ideology?

  • Joining Thom for tonight's Conversation With Great Minds is Dr. Reza Aslan. Dr. Aslan is a critically acclaimed writer and religious scholar and currently serves as an Associate Professor of Creative Writing and as Cooperating Faculty in the Department of Religion at the University of California - Riverside. He has degrees in religion from Santa Clara University - the University of California Santa Barbara - and Harvard University and is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. His new book - "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth" is a must read for anyone who wants to know the true story behind the "Greatest Story Every Told."

  • For tonight's Conversations with Great Minds Thom Hartmann is joined by an economist Richard Wolff whose many books and more than four decades of teaching have focused on Marxian economics, economic methodology and class analysis. He is professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst and is currently a visiting professor in the Graduate Program of International Affairs at the New School University in New York City. His latest book is Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Global Economic Meltdown and What to Do About It.

  • Dr. Neal Barnard, physician, author, clinical researcher, and founding president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) / author of more than 50 published research papers on nutrition and its impact on human health, and several books, including The 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart (2011), Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes (2007), and Breaking the Food Seduction (2003)

  • Dr. Mitchell Gaynor, Founder & President-Gaynor Integrative Oncology joins Thom Hartmann. A new report out says that Global Cancer Rates will increase 75 Percent By 2030. How does your diet affect your risk of developing cancer - and what are some of the most effective ways to protect yourself from the disease? Dr. Gaynor is Founder and President of Gaynor Integrative Oncology - and Clinical Assistant, Professor of Medicine at Weill Medical College - affiliated with Cornell University and New York Hospital, former Medical Director and Director of Medical Oncology at the Weill-Cornell Medical Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, has been listed consecutively in The Best Doctors in New York since 1997, has served on the Board of Advisors for Healthy Living Magazine, and board certified in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine and is the author of four best selling books, including "Nurture Nature Nurture Health: Your Health and The Environment."

  • Thom Hartmann and Ralph Nader ( talk about Tea Party, midterm elections and a role of the corporate power in American history and political system of today.