October 11, 2015
jim hightower lori wallach

Jim Hightower, Lori Wallach

Ralph tears apart the looming Trans Pacific Partnership with America’s #1 populist, Jim Hightower, and the director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, Lori Wallach. Plus, listener questions.
October 4, 2015
Eben Moglen, Paul Hudson

Eben Moglen, Paul Hudson

Ralph talks to Columbia Law Professor and software expert, Eben Moglen, about the recent VW scandal and how computer software in cars and voting machines is ripe for mischief and accidents. And Paul Hudson, president of Flyers Rights tells us how we can fight bad airline service.
September 28, 2015
Matthew Crawford, Gary Ruskin

Matthew Crawford, Gary Ruskin

Author and car mechanic Matthew Crawford talks to us about his book Shop Class as Soul Craft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work, about what it means to be able to work with one’s hands.  And co-founder of U.S. Right To Know, Gary Ruskin, tells what we can do to find out what is really in our food.  And after the latest deferred prosecution, Ralph calls GM a “homicidal fugitive from justice.”
September 19, 2015
hiv aids

Jamie Love, Andrew Kimbrell

Ralph talks to intellectual property activist, Jamie Love, about his historic, yet unsung, efforts to get affordable, life-saving AIDS drugs to Africa and other underdeveloped areas of the globe. And the head of the Center for Food Safety, Andrew Kimbrell completely takes apart all the arguments in favor of GMO foods and dangerous herbicides.
September 13, 2015

Harvey Wasserman, Dr. Michael Carome

Harvey Wasserman rejoins us this time to talk about the real mischief going on with electronic voting machines. And Public Citizen’s Dr. Michael Carome warns us about bad drugs, antibiotic resistance, hospital infections and ways to avoid them.
September 5, 2015
tort law

Mitchell Rofsky, Rick Newman

Ralph talks to former protégé, Mitchell Rofsky, who founded the “Better World Club,” an eco-friendly alternative to AAA. And we also check in with Rick Newman, the executive director of The American Museum of Tort Law about the importance of preserving our civil justice system.
August 30, 2015
iran deal

Ambassador Anthony Quainton, Mark Everson

Former ambassador Anthony Quainton from the School of International Service talks to Ralph a bout the Iran deal. And Ralph both grills and advises Mark Everson, who is running for president in the Republican primary about the IRS, tort reform and breaking up the big banks.
August 23, 2015
corporate crime

Craig McDonald, Brandon L. Garrett

Ralph talks about fighting political corruption Texas-style with Craig McDonald, director of Texans For Public Justice and professor Brandon L. Garrett fills us in on the depth of American corporate crime with his book Too Big To Jail.