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Posts Tagged ‘Thom Hartmann’

CEOs Roberts & Zucker: Nothing but the truth, huh?

MEDIA CONSOLIDATION & THE PUBLIC INTEREST

House effort urges DOJ & FCC to block Comcast acquisition of NBC-U

Netflix warns Comcast-NBC merger could hurt open Internet

Public interest groups warn Comcast takeover is anticompetitive

Comcast-NBC merger no sure thing from Stop Big Media

TOP STORIES

Will George W Bush be next to appear before UK’s Iraq Inquiry?

Dave Zirin talks Super Bowl politics from Democracy Now

Paul Krugman covers the ‘hold’ strategy employed by US Senators

Demand Media: The future of content, cheap and plentiful

GREEN ACTIVISM & LOCAL ECONOMIES

No oil company will know peace in the creeks of Nigeria

Globalization kills, return to local economies by Thom Hartmann

Incentives to going ‘off grid’ bring power to the people

4 stories that should have changed the media narrative, but didn’t

FOLLOW THE MONEY

In a message to Dems, Wall St. sends cash to GOP

Wealthy CEOs conspire to influence elections for GOP

NY Attorney General Andrew Cuomo takes on Bank of America fraud

ACORN smear conspirator wants tax-deductible donations to her legal fund

SARAH PALIN & THE TEA PARTY

Tea Party represents ‘innate racism’ says Meghan McCain

Speech was all boilerplate non-sequiturs & cognitive disconnections

Raw Story debunks Palin’s claims in speech by Sahil Kapur

Last Word: Palin has delusions of grandeur by Mike Lupica

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Broadcaster, author, doctor, progressive

Thom Hartmann is coming to Free Speech TV! FSTV airs on Dish Network and 200 cable systems nationwide. One hour of Thom’s radio show will now be simulcast by the satellite channel (2-3pm ET). Even bigger news is the new show he is starting just for television, weekday evenings at 9:30pm ET on Free Speech TV.

Hartmann is an awesome activist, cogent thinker and soothing presence in the talk radio ionosphere. I suggest you start with his amazing book The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight and his latest Threshold.

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Columbus Day: The myth of ‘America’ by Dahr Jamail

A Columbus Day meditation by Thom Hartmann

Israel will not allow war crime trials over Gaza from AFP

Honduras: Coup troops raid TV station from Narco News

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Students and bloggers not covered under proposed Shield Law

Former CIA Directors trying to block torture investigation

Where is the Defund Blackwater Act? by Jeremy Scahill

Public Option offered by Kucinich & Conyers ignored by Bruce Dixon

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I get frustrated reading interesting news stories and then doing nothing with them. So partly to clean up my browsers full of tabs and mainly to try and encourage my friends (and strangers, too, I guess) to read more stories that matter I’m going to start blogging notes about the news I’m reading. These will be mostly just lists of stories with links for now. Let me know what you think, and please post stories you’re reading in the comment section.

We’re Screwed: The Yes Men Strike Again from Common Dreams

Why Is Obama Still Using Blackwater? by Jeremy Scahill, Rebel Reports

Dem. Senators’ New Bill Could Eliminate Telecom Immunity from Raw Story

Campaign Finance 527 Rules Overturned from US PIRG

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