Thom Hartmann
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Thom Hartmann

Thom Hartmann is the four-time Project Censored Award-winning, New York Times best-selling author of 25 books currently in print in over a dozen languages on five continents.
Hartmann is also an internationally known speaker on culture and communications, an author, and an innovator in the fields of psychiatry, ecology, and economics.
The co-founder (with his wife, Louise) and former Executive Director of The New England Salem Children's Village (1978) and The Hunter School (1997), he has led national innovations in the areas of residential treatment for abused children and private/public education for learning-disabled children.
He has helped set up hospitals, famine relief programs, schools, and refugee centers in India, Uganda, Australia, Colombia, Russia, and the United States through the German-based Salem International program. Formerly rostered with the State of Vermont as a psychotherapist, founder of The Michigan Healing Arts Center, and licensed as an NLP Trainer by Richard Bandler (who wrote the foreword to one of Thom's books), he was the originator of the revolutionary "Hunter/Farmer Hypothesis" to understand the psychiatric condition known as Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD).
A guest faculty member at Goddard College in Vermont, he also synthesized the "Younger/Older Culture model" for describing the underpinnings - and possible solutions - to the world's ecological and socio-political crises, suggesting that many of our problems are grounded in cultural "stories" which go back thousands of years.
Leonardo DiCaprio was inspired by Thom's book "The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight" to make the movie "The 11th Hour" (in which Thom appears), and a series of environmental videos narrated by Hartmann and DiCaprio, available at Green World Rising.
Talkers Magazine named Thom Hartmann as the most important progressive talk show host in America for the past decade, and for three of the past five years the #1 most important progressive host, in their "Heavy Hundred" ranking. His radio show is syndicated on for-profit radio stations nationwide by WYD Media, on non-profit and community stations nationwide by Pacifica, across the entire North American continent on SiriusXM Satellite radio, on cable systems nationwide by Cable Radio Network (CRN) and Free Speech TV, on its own YouTube channel, via subscription podcasts, worldwide through the US American Forces Network, and through the Thom Hartmann App in the App Store. The radio show is also simulcast as TV in realtime into nearly 60 million US and Canadian homes by the Free Speech TV Network on Dish Network, DirectTV, and cable TV systems nationwide.
As an entrepreneur, he's founded several successful businesses which still are operating, and lived and worked with his wife, Louise, and their three (now adult) children on several continents.
He was born and grew up in Michigan, and retains strong ties to the Midwest, although he and Louise have lived in New Hampshire, Vermont, Georgia, Germany, Washington DC, and Oregon.

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Best Sellers

    • What Would Jefferson Do?

    • A Return to Democracy
    • By: Thom Hartmann
    • Narrated by: Dean Sluyter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    Today, 81 nations can be described as fully democratic. Yet in numerous countries around the world democracy has failed or is tottering....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • If only

    • By Dirahl on 06-24-12

    Regular price: $23.08

    • The Crash of 2016

    • The Plot to Destroy America - and What We Can Do to Stop It
    • By: Thom Hartmann
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 349
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 301
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 303

    The United States is more vulnerable today than ever before - including during the Great Depression and the Civil War....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • New twist/ much learned

    • By Cal H on 04-29-15
    • The Plot to Destroy America - and What We Can Do to Stop It
    • By: Thom Hartmann
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 11-12-13
    • 4 out of 5 stars 349 ratings

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Screwed

    • The Undeclared War Against the Middle Class - and What We Can Do About It
    • By: Thom Hartmann
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 282
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 172
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 174

    Our founding fathers worked hard to ensure that a small group of wealthy people would never dominate this country....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read

    • By J. Martinez on 06-29-08
    • The Undeclared War Against the Middle Class - and What We Can Do About It
    • By: Thom Hartmann
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 01-16-08
    • 4 out of 5 stars 282 ratings

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Cracking the Code

    • By: Thom Hartmann
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Thom Hartmann draws on his background as a psychotherapist, advertising executive and national radio host to break down the structure for effective communication....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • User-friendly course on political communication

    • By Danee McFarr on 02-06-09

    Regular price: $11.17

    • Legacy of Secrecy

    • The Long Shadow of the JFK Assassination
    • By: Lamar Waldron
    • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
    • Length: 35 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    John F. Kennedy’s assassination launched a frantic search to find his killers....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't get through it!

    • By Joshua on 11-27-13

    Regular price: $34.96

    • Imagine

    • What America Could Be in the 21st Century
    • By: various
    • Narrated by: Marianne Williamson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 4

    Essays by Sarah Ban Breathnach, Deepak Chopra, Anne Lamott, Thomas Moore, James Redfield, Gloria Steinem, Neale Donald Walsch, Gary Zukav, and many others....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not an enjoyable listen

    • By Janine on 08-08-07
    • What America Could Be in the 21st Century
    • By: various
    • Narrated by: Marianne Williamson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 05-30-07
    • 3 out of 5 stars 10 ratings

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The American Revolution of 1800

    • How Jefferson Rescued Democracy from Tyranny and Faction - and What This Means Today
    • By: Dan Sisson
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Dan Sisson argues that Thomas Jefferson thought democratic revolutions would be necessary from time to time to break the grip of autocratic factions on the government....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ignore history at your peril

    • By Mark D. Henson on 05-14-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • From the Ashes

    • By: various
    • Narrated by: Richard Davidson, Alison Fraser
    • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Americans are still struggling with a complex range of emotions....

    Regular price: $18.87

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