September 13, 2014
kids with technology

Citizen Action in MN, New Technology, Elizabeth Warren

This week we talk to a citizen activist from Minnesota about Medicaid fraud and Ralph gets on the case.  We also discuss what new technology is doing to our children, the warning Larry Summers gave Elizabeth Warren, and why runway models don’t smile.
September 6, 2014
corporate state

A Corporate State, A Brazilian, A Corvair

We discuss what came first, the corporation or the state; what they do in Brazil we never do here (hint: it has nothing to do with shaving); what you can do to help raise the minimum wage; and Ralph tells us how he once was the guest of honor at a Corvair convention and lived to tell the tale.
August 30, 2014
labor day

Labor Day, Healthcare, The Future of Truth

In this episode Ralph analyzes the state of the labor movement, the state of Obamacare and ruminates upon civic motivation and the future of truth.
August 23, 2014
medicare fraud

Photocensorship, Medicare Fraud, Robot Insects

Ralph, David, and Steve talk about censorship of photographs from our factory farms to our battlefields, who is really ripping off Medicare, and what we can learn from spiders. 
August 16, 2014
hc

Robin Williams, Spoilers, Hillary the Hawk

David, Steve, and Ralph pay tribute to Robin Williams, talk about election “spoilers,” and analyze Hillary’s recent criticism of Obama’s foreign policy.
August 9, 2014
midterm elections

How The Dems Can Win, Ebola, Gaza Redux

This week, Ralph wonders if the Democrats really want to win this November, discusses the ebola epidemic and the “politics of neglect,” and he and David once again go at it over the crisis in Gaza. 
August 2, 2014
gm

Democrats, Gaza, GM

Ralph discusses the (lost) soul of the Democratic Party, responds to feedback about his comments on Gaza and calls GM back on the carpet. 
July 28, 2014
jerry brown

Jerry Brown, Dangerous Microbes, Redskins

In this episode, Ralph believes California Governor Jerry Brown still harbors presidential ambitions, tells the FDA how they should store their dangerous microbes, excoriates Big Pharma once again for overpricing, and weighs in on the Washington “Redskins controversy.”