PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Republicans Are Using Hitler’s Big Lie Theory to Sell Their Fishy Healthcare Bill” / Thom Hartmann Program / Thom Hartmann ☮

Thom lays out the dirty republican strategy of BIG LIES on their healthcare plan and on the ACA (Obamacare). Their plan WON’T cover more people, WON’T lower deductibles, WON’T increase choices or quality of care, but WILL provide a HUGE tax cut for billionaires. Is the corporate media telling you this?

NEOLIBERALISM: “Time to Drive a Stake Through the Heart of Neoliberalism” / The Big Picture RT / Thom Hartmann ☮

On tonight’s Big Picture, Thom discusses the future of neoliberalism and a 21st century approach to economics with Kate Raworth, author of “Doughnut Economics.” Then, Thom talks to Horace Cooper of the National Center for Public Policy Research and Charles Sauer of the Market Institute about the GOP’s newest attempt to repeal Obamacare and FBI Director James Comey’s comments on Wikileaks.

NEOLIBERALISM: “Dr. Richard Wolff: How Deregulation Caused the United Debacle” / The Big Picture RT / Thom Hartmann ☮

Economist Dr. Richard Wolff, Capitalism’s Crisis Deepens Essays on the Global Economic Meltdown/Democracy At Work(For tickets/info on Dr. Wolff’s speaking events, click Democracy At Work.) There is a bright line from Carter and Reagan deregulating the airlines to what happened United Airlines Flight 3411 and the PR disaster that’s followed.

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “The Coming Crackdown on Pot” / The Big Picture RT / Thom Hartmann ☮

Big Picture Panel: Janaya Khan, Black Lives Matter-Canada/Gender Justice L.A. & Dave McCulloch, Capitol Media Partners. Is the bold new world of marijuana legalization about to go up in smoke under President Trump?

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Is Trump About to Come for You and Your Pot?” / The Big Picture RT / Thom Hartmann ☮

On tonight’s Big Picture, Thom discusses the Trump administration’s war on drugs and what it means for states’ marijuana legalization with Lt. Commander Diane Goldstein (Ret.). Then, Thom talks to Valerie Ervin of the Working Families Party and Kymone Freeman of We Act Radio about adviser Stephen Miller’s comments on the judiciary, and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach advising Trump to crack down on voter fraud.

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “How Trump is Blowing Up the Separation of Church and State” / The Big Picture RT / Thom Hartmann ☮

Rev. Barry W. Lynn, Americans United for Separation of Church & State. If you’re an American who cares about the separation of church and state – you should be very worried about Neil Gorsuch – Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court. The reason why?

NEOLIBERALISM: “How Trump Could Bring on the Crash of 2016” / The Big Picture RT / Thom Hartmann, and Richard Wolff ☮

On tonight’s Big Picture, Thom discusses Trump’s economic and trade policies with economist and professor Dr. Richard Wolff. If Trump cuts taxes and ramps up defense spending, the U.S. could be looking at a shift back to Reagan-era economics.