PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Capitalism’s Dirty Little Secret: Prison, Slavery and Police with Richard Wolff” / Thom Hartmann Program / Thom Hartmann ☮

Are prisoners being used as slave labor? Do police act as guards to private property? Richard Wolff joins Thom Hartmann exposing Capitalism’s dirty little secret….

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “YOU are in a New Global Crisis, but Don’t Know it with Richard Wolff” / Thom Hartmann Program / Thom Hartmann ☮

The Federal Reserve is buying junk bonds to keep business in business, causing a new global crisis. This is desperate action and building up a massive debt. This is the third economic crash this century. The corporate debt is so large, that they are zombie companies, which are technically bankrupt.

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Has Capitalism and the GOP Destroyed Religion?” / Thom Hartmann Program / Thom Hartmann ☮

The number of Americans who call themselves Christians or even religious has sharply declined over the last decade and it looks like it is big money pushing people away from their faith.

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “How Authoritarians Take Over Democracy Part tWO” / Thom Hartmann Program / Thom Hartmann ☮

How many on the list of how authoritarians take over, has the Trump regime checked off? Part two in Thom Hartmann’s coverage of how Authoritarians Take Over Democracies?

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “How Authoritarians Take Over Democracy Part One” / Thom Hartmann Program / Thom Hartmann ☮

Thom Hartmann has compiled a list of how authoritarians take over democracies as Donald Trump continues to do just that, will we stop him in time or is it already too late?

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Why is Trump Going After Football Players?” / The Big Picture RT / Thom Hartmann ☮

Thom returns from Portland to find out why Trump is spending his time on football players instead of running the country? Could it have something to do with those “nice people” he praised a month ago?

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Supreme Court Decimates Separation of Church and State” / The Big Picture RT / Thom Hartmann ☮

On tonight’s Big Picture, Thom talks with Rev. Barry Lynn as the Supreme Courts delivers a blow against the separation of church and state. Then he talks with Horace Cooper and Charles Sauer about the EPA’s decision to put YOUR lives in danger by rolling back on public water rules with privatization, Rand Paul’s absurd claim that universal healthcare means to take you to the “Gulag”, and Monsanto’s weed killer now classified by California as a carcinogen.