July 23, 2016
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Charles Lewis; Norm Stamper

Ralph talks to renowned investigative journalist Charles Lewis about his book 935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America’s Moral Integrity and former police chief Norm Stamper tells us what needs to be done to repair the relationship between law enforcement and the communities they serve with his book To Protect & Serve: How to Fix America’s Police.
July 16, 2016
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Thomas Frank; Steven Hill

In two very lively discussions, Ralph talks to progressive author and essayist, Thomas Frank, about the failings of the Democratic Party and his new book Listen Liberal: Or Whatever Happened to the Party of the People? And then author Steven Hill returns to tell us why and how we need to Expand Social Security Now!
July 10, 2016
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Charles Derber; Nicholas Mokhiber

Ralph talks to professor Charles Derber about how corporate capitalism has turned America into a “bully nation.” And nineteen year old Nicholas Mokhiber shares with us his adventure hiking the 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail.
July 2, 2016
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David Whyte; Steve Tombs; George Mallinckrodt

Ralph makes the case for abolishing the corporation with the help of professor David Whyte and Steve Tombs, authors of The Corporate Criminal. And we also hear from psychotherapist George Mallinckrodt, who blew the whistle on the systemic abuses of mentally ill prisoners in the Florida state prison system.
June 25, 2016
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Michael Shuman; Malcolm Sparrow

Ralph talks to author and entrepreneur, Michael Shuman about ways local businesses can actually beat big business in your town. And we discuss the enormous cost of Medicare fraud and how you can report it with Professor Malcolm Sparrow.
June 19, 2016
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Phil Donahue; Jim Cullen

Ralph talks to legendary TV talk show host, Phil Donahue about his documentary “Body of War,” the moving story of the late Iraq war veteran Tomas Young. We also welcome the editor of the “Progressive Populist,” Jim Cullen.
June 19, 2016
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Robert Monks; Jackson Katz

Ralph talks to shareholder advocate, Robert Monks about how we are becoming more and more a corporate society. And author Jackson Katz talks about gender and politics in his very timely book Man Enough?: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the Politics of Presidential Masculinity.
June 4, 2016
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Wenonah Hauter; Bartlett Naylor

Ralph talks fracking with Wenonah Hauter author of Frackopoly, and then delves into finance with consumer financial expert, Bartlett Naylor, who contends that the mega-banks are not only too big to fail and too big to jail; they’re even too big to manage.