March 8, 2015

James Ridgeway, Solitary Confinement, Revolution

Renowned investigative reporter, James Ridgeway, tells us about his latest project, Solitary Watch, which exposes the uses and abuses of solitary confinement in our prison system.  Ralph also answers a listener question about what it will take to spawn a second American Revolution.
February 21, 2015

Frances Crowe, Libya, United Airlines

We talk to peace activist and war tax resister, Frances Crowe, about her memoir Frances Crowe: Finding My Radical Soul and how she’s been arrested for civil disobedience more times than she can remember. Ralph also fills us in on the mess in Libya, tells us about how United Airlines employees are getting screwed, and we answer more listener questions.
February 14, 2015

Dr. Ken Reed, Birth Year Legacies, Canadian Civil Liberties

We talk sports with Dr. Ken Reed policy director of League of Fans and author of How We Can Save Sports: A Game Plan.  Ralph pitches his idea for bettering the country by organizing people born in the same year to support civic engagement, and he also explains how Canada may be following our bad example.
February 7, 2015

Bruce Fein, Super Bowl, Geo-Engineering

We talk to one of Ralph’s favorite Republicans, attorney Bruce Fein, about the constitution and how Bush, Cheney, Obama, and Hillary Clinton could be tried as war criminals. Ralph actually has some praise for the NFL during the Super Bowl and answers a slew of listener Facebook questions.
February 1, 2015

Colman McCarthy, McConnell’s Dems, Falling in Love

We could call this the “peace and love” show with our guest Colman McCarthy explaining how he teaches peace and Ralph later quizzing Steve and David about love.  In between, we discuss Mitch McConnell courting Democrats, Elizabeth Warren declaring war against Big Pharma; and Ralph wraps it all up with a poem.
January 25, 2015

Greg LeRoy, State of the Union, Listener Questions

Ralph talks to Greg LeRoy of Good Jobs First about how to fight shady development deals in your community and along the way Steve and David find out that the New York Stock Exchange is actually a non-profit organization. Ralph also gives his review of the president’s State of the Union address, and we answer more listener questions.
January 18, 2015

Dr. Charles Blatt, Professional Cuddlers, Charlie Hebdo

Ralph talks to Dr. Charles Blatt of the Lown Cardiovascular Clinic about their philosophy of “doing more for patients and less to patients.” We talk about the emerging trend of “professional cuddlers.” Ralph gives his view of the latest consumer electronics show in Vegas, and David has a surprising take on the tragic events in Paris.
January 12, 2015

Edgar Cahn, NFL Conspiracy?, Mario Cuomo

We speak to legendary legal thinker, Edgar Cahn, who explains how we can make the world a better place through a concept called “Time Banking.”  We also discuss the terrible pass interference non-call in the Cowboys/Lions game, the legacy of the late Mario Cuomo and answer more listener questions.