When big companies engage in criminal harm to the public, they deserve serious punishment.
If the national ID system were the key to getting your health care and medications, there’d be no ability for the GOP to purge voters.
This isn’t the first time our democracy has faced the Founder’s nightmare—but it is the most dangerous.
In all areas—from international and domestic policy to tax reform, from immigration to health care—a common theme has emerged: The president just can't do things competently.
Our nation faces a massive crisis provoked by the loss of democratic representation.
The former U.S. president told the nationally syndicated radio host Thom Hartmann on Tuesday that the United States is now an “oligarchy” in which “unlimited political bribery” has led to “a compete subversion of our political system as a payoff to major contributors.”
“How do you expect this to play out over the next few years?” host Thom Hartmann asked economist Michael Hudson on "The Big Picture" this week “That’s what everybody’s wondering,” Hudson replied “The economy is going to shrink and shrink and shrink, and the question is whether people are going to go out in the streets or whether there’s going to be an actual response saying it doesn’t have to be this way".
The Truthdig panel talks to radio host and author Thom Hartmann about his new book, "Threshold," the need for serious financial regulation and his trip to Darfur.Thom Hartmann on his new book and the need for serious financial regulation.
The Truthdig panel talks to radio host and author Thom Hartmann about his new book, "Threshold," the need for serious financial regulation and his trip to Darfur.