July 15, 2017

Draft Bernie?/Raising Minimum Wage

Nick Brana joins us to discuss his efforts to “Draft Bernie for a People’s Party;” and economist Ben Zipperer explains how, contrary to conventional wisdom, raising the minimum wage will not result in significant job loss.
July 8, 2017

Fighting For Justice/Protecting Endangered Species

Ralph talks to Edgar Cahn about the Legal Services Corporation, which makes thousands of lawyers available to low income Americans; and Leda Huta executive director of the Endangered Species Coalition joins us to tell us why we should care about endangered species. Plus, Ralph answers your questions!
July 1, 2017

Dean Baker/Standing Up For Children

 Ralph talks to renowned economist, Dean Baker, about the state of “free trade” in the era of Trump; and original Nader’s Raider, Robert Fellmeth, joins us to advocate for a group of people who have virtually no say in the political process, children.
June 24, 2017

Hitler’s Model/The Shape of a New Economy

Ralph talks to historian James Whitman about how the Nazis in the thirties modeled a lot of their racial policies on our very own Jim Crow laws and what that means for us today; and political economist Gar Alperovitz gives us an encouraging progress report on how the New Economy Movement is transforming the system.
June 17, 2017

The Moral Failure of the Business School Elite

June 10, 2017

Synthetic Mesh Epidemic

Ralph talks to hernia surgeon, Dr. Robert Bendavid and whistleblower journalist, Jane Akre about all of the problems arising from the use of surgical mesh. Plus, Ralph answers listener questions!
June 3, 2017

Impeachment/Can The Dems Ever Win?

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about the impeachment process when Ralph talks to constitutional professor, Alan Hirsch, author of “A Citizen’s Guide to Impeachment. Also Bill Curry joins us to discuss how the Democratic Party can win again. Plus Ralph answers your questions!
May 27, 2017

Beyond Nuclear and the Bright Future of Solar

Ralph talks to Paul Gunter of Beyond Nuclear about all the lies the nuclear industry tells to stay afloat; and solar expert Scott Sklar joins us to talk about how solar energy is already creating more jobs than nuclear and fossil fuels combined.