• Bernard Lietaer & Jacqui Dunne, co-authors, Rethinking Money join Thom Hartmann. During the past four decades - there have been around 10 countries experiencing some kind of financial or monetary crisis each year. Could turning to alternative currencies help relieve some of the burden that nations are facing today - and improve the global economic outlook?

  • 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.

  • From the Turner Diaries, to Camp of the Saints, and now to Qanon! Thom Hartmann exposes the dangerous history of Republican conspiracy theories!

    Czar Nicolas created a conspiracy theory to attack Jewish people under his rule, now the Republicans are doing the same thing, instead of looking at systmatic issues like climate change and imperialism,Republicans are blaming migrants, black people, and women for the problems in the country, just like the Czar blamed Jewish people.

    Now they are blaming democrats with the most outlandish theory, called Qanon!

  • For tonight's conversation with Great Minds Thom Hartmann is joined by Ellen Brown. Ellen Brown is an attorney and the president of the Public Banking Institute and Author Web of Debt.

  • Thom Hartmann is joined by investigative journalist and author Jeremy Scahill - They discuss the escalating events in Libya and the rest of the Middle East as well as the bigger picture about what's wrong with our nation's approach to security now-a-days.

  • 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.

  • 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 -

  • Professor Steve Keen, Debunking Economics, joins Thom Hartmann. If you believe Republican politicians like Paul Ryan and John Boehner - the United States has a crushing sovereign debt problem. But is private debt - the mortgage and credit card debt held by everyday Americans - the real drag on the economy? Steve is the Professor of Economics and Finance at the University of Western Sydney in Sydney - Australia - and a world reknowned authority on a wide range of macroeconomic issues - including debt - financial instability - and monetary theory. A frequent critic of mainstream economists - he predicted the financial collapse of 2008 and received the Revere Award from the Real World Economics Reviews for his cutting analysis of contemporary economic trends. Professor Keen's book "Debunking Economics - Revised and Expanded Edition: The Naked Emperor Dethroned?" is a must-read for anyone interested in learning about how we got into our current financial mess.

  • Susan Cain, "Quiet: The Power of Introverts In A World That Can't Stop Talking, joins Thom Hartmann. Why are extroverts favored in American society - and are there any cultures across the globe that value introversion more? We'll ask author and lecturer Susan Cain in tonight's Conversations with Great Minds.

  • For tonight's Conversations with Great Minds - I'm joined by one of the progressive movement's highest profile rising stars. Nina Turner is a former Cleveland City Councilperson, an Ohio State Senator representing that state's 25th district, and served as the minority whip in the Ohio senate. Right now, she travels the country as a spokesperson for the Bernie Sanders campaign for president. Even if he doesn't win the nomination - Bernie Sanders has still revolutionized American politics and inspired millions of young people to join the progressive movement. So why are so many people high-up in the Democratic Party so against what he wants to do?

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  • For tonight's Conversations with Great Minds - Thom is joined by David Korten. David is an economist, author, and former Professor of the Harvard Business School. His political activism has made him a prominent critic of corporate globalization. His 2006 book "The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community" argues that the development of empires about 5,000 years ago initiated unequal distribution of power and social benefits to a small portion of the population.

  • In Conversations with Great Minds Thom talks to Professor Adam Tooze on his new book - Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World's Economy. In SHUTDOWN, Tooze shows how social organization, political interests, and economic policy interact with devastating human consequences, from your local hospital to the World Bank. Part 1.

    A whole variety of things went wrong as the pandemic hit. But we knew it could happen. However, in the face of reality, red alert was ignored.

    Adam Tozze joined Thom to share how Covid shook the World's economy.

  • Global warming is real - and possibly even worse than we've been told. Could it lead to the destruction of human civilization within just a few decades? For tonight's Conversations With Great Minds - I'm joined by Guy McPherson -Professor Emeritus of Natural Resources - Ecology - and Evolutionary Biology at the University Arizona. Guy is one of America's most influential experts on global warming - and writes about a variety of climate change-related issues for the Arctic News and his own website - Nature Bats Last. In the field of climate science - Guy is best known for his assertion that runaway global warming is already on a path to cause the extinction of the human race - an idea he has written about in his book - "Going Dark."

  • A special hour with Dr. Reza Aslan, No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam / Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth joins Thom Hartmann for a special one hour Conversations w/Great Minds.

  • For tonight's "Conversation with Great Minds" - I am joined by award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and internationally best-selling author - Naomi Klein. Naomi Klein is a contributing editor for Harper's and reporter for Rolling Stone, and writes a regular column for The Nation and The Guardian that is also syndicated internationally. Her writing has appeared in dozens of other major newspapers - including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, and The Los Angeles Times. In 2004, her reporting from Iraq for Harper's magazine earned her the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism. She is a former Miliband Fellow at the London School of Economics and holds an honorary Doctor of Civil Laws from the University of King's College in Canada. In 2007, her book, "The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism" became a number one international best-seller. Her first book"No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies" was published in 1999 and was also an international bestsellerThe New York Times called it "a movement bible," Time Magazine named it as one of the Top 100 non-fiction books published since 1923, and the Literary Review of Canada has named it one of the hundred most important Canadian books ever published. Naomi talks to Thom Hartmann about Occupy Wall Street, the Keystone Pipeline and the economy.

  • Ms. Gloria Steinem, feminist, journalist, and social & political activist / author (co-founder Ms Magazine / co-founder Women's Media Center w/ Jane Fonda & Robin Morgan) joins Thom Hartmann.