November 8, 2015
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Richard Master, Nomi Prins

Ralph talks with businessman, Richard Master, the Executive Producer of “Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point,” about how the business community should embrace a single payer healthcare system; and also Nomi Prins fills us in on how the Federal Reserve serves Wall Street over Main Street.
October 31, 2015
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Gar Alperovitz

In a wide-ranging discussion, Ralph talks community and worker ownership of businesses and the decision to use the atomic bomb with distinguished scholar and author, Gar Alperovitz. And Ralph answers our listener questions.
October 24, 2015
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Forrest Pritchard, Jim Naureckas

Ralph talks to Forrest Pritchard about how he saved his family farm, and we also critique the corporate media with Jim Naureckas of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting.
October 18, 2015
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Laura Nader, Amy Berman

David and Steve talk to Ralph’s sister, the distinguished anthropologist Dr. Laura Nader about what the rest of the world thinks is good and bad about Euro-American culture from her latest work What the Rest Think of the West. Then Ralph talks to nurse Amy Berman about how she is living a full life despite terminal breast cancer. Also, Ralph reviews the first Democratic debate.
October 11, 2015
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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
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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
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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.