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.
August 16, 2015
COOL MEAT

Richard Oswald, Harvey Wasserman

President of Missouri Farmers Union, Richard Oswald discusses the fight for U.S.’s “Country of Origin Labeling, and nuclear advocate and old friend Harvey Wasserman on the continuing dangers from the use of nuclear energy and aging power plants.
August 8, 2015
bad drugs

Dr. Sidney Wolfe, Alyssa Katz

Ralph talks to old pal Dr. Sid Wolfe about the prescription drugs you should immediately stop taking and how Medicare Plan D has been paying needlessly high prices for the drugs you should be taking. We also hear from journalist and author Alyssa Katz about the US Chamber of Commerce’s perverse idea of patriotism.
August 3, 2015
war on terror

Owen Fiss, David J. Thompson

Yale legal scholar, Owen Fiss, explains the impact the War on Terror is having on our constitutional rights and David J. Thompson of Twin Pines Cooperative Foundation let's us know how you can join or start a co-operative venture.
July 27, 2015
WHEELCHAIR

Ralf Hotchkiss, Carol Miller

In this episode, we talk builders and destroyers. Ralph interviews former protege, Ralf Hotchkiss, co-founder of Whirlwind Wheelchairs, who has designed the Rough Rider wheelchair that enables wheelchair riders to negotiate all sorts of rough terrain. And we talk to Carol Miller, president of Peaceful Skies Coalition, who tells us how the US military builds Afghan villages--in Colorado and New Mexico! Just so they can blow them up. Plus Russell Mohkiber with another Corporate Crime Minute and more of your Facebook questions.
July 19, 2015
AMERICAN DREAM

Hedrick Smith; Dr. Anthony Bogaert

Ralph talks to Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and executive director of Reclaim The American Dream, Hedrick Smith, about how much of democracy is simply "showing up." And professor Anthony Bogaert fills us in on a particular sexual orientation that is not often discussed --- asexuality.