Articles by Thom Hartmann

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Happy Genocide Day!
Thom Hartmann - Truthout, 17 Oct 2011

If you fly over the country of Haiti on the island of Hispaniola, the island on which Columbus landed, it looks like somebody took a blowtorch and burned away anything green. Even the ocean around the port capital of Port au Prince is choked for miles with the brown of human sewage and eroded topsoil. From the air, it looks like a lava flow spilling out into the sea. The history of this small island is, in many ways, a microcosm for what’s happening in the whole world.

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Mainstream Media Ignores S&P Attack on Republicans
Thom Hartmann – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Aug 2011

Have you seen, anywhere, in any media, or even heard reported or repeated on NPR, the following sentence? “We have changed our assumption on this because the majority of Republicans in Congress continue to resist any measure that would raise revenues, a position we believe Congress reinforced by passing the act.”

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GLOBALIZATION IS KILLING THE GLOBE: RETURN TO LOCAL ECONOMIES
Thom Hartmann – The Huffington Post, 11 Feb 2010

Globalization is killing Europe, just as it’s already wiped out much of the American middle class.Spain and Greece are facing immediate crises that many other European nations see on the near horizon: aging boomer workers are retiring with healthy benefit packages, but the younger workers who are paying for those benefits aren’t making anything close […]

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