Thom talks about studies that show our desire for community is typically stronger that our desire for destructive behavior and suggests that investing in communities is the answer to addiction and violence.

Thom is a four-time Project Censored-award-winning, New York Times best-selling author. His national daily progressive radio talk show is distributed to radio stations nationwide by Westwood One, Pacifica, and Free Speech TV. More people listen daily to the Thom Hartmann Program than any other progressive talk show in the nation.