December 29, 2018

Where Have All The Citizens Gone?

Author Ronald R. Fraser (Ph.D.) joins us to discuss the myth of popular sovereignty in his book “America, Democracy, and You: Where Have All The Citizens Gone?” And Ralph gives us a handy ten-point guide to measure if the progressive, Democrats - newly elected to Congress - are for real.
December 22, 2018

Medicare Advantage? No Advantage

Ralph welcomes clinical professor and independent health consultant, Dr. Fred Hyde, to give us the lowdown on how the Medicare Advantage program mainly benefits the private insurance companies that participate, not the consumers. Plus Ralph answers more listener questions!
December 15, 2018

How To Fix The Future

Andrew Keen, one of the world's best-known and controversial commentators on the digital revolution, proposes his solutions to reforming the digital age with his book “How To Fix The Future.” Plus, we welcome back insurance guru Robert Hunter, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of one of the nation’s greatest grassroots consumer victories, the passing of Prop 103 in California.
December 8, 2018

Global Warming Is Reversible

Ralph debates entrepreneur, author, and activist, Paul Hawken, who makes the case that global warming is reversible in his book “Drawdown.” And conservative constitutional scholar, Bruce Fein, does a deep dive into the Mueller investigation.
December 1, 2018

Hope From The Heartland/Robot Lawyer

Ralph talks to Pulitzer Prize winning reporter, Art Cullen, about his hometown, Storm Lake, Iowa and how its ethnically diverse community thrives despite being located in Rep. Steve King’s ultra-conservative district. And 21-year old Joshua Browder tells us how you can save a lot of money using his robot lawyer.
November 24, 2018

Who Controls the World’s Wealth?

Ralph asks scholar, Richard Falk, about how and why international law seems to not work for peace and security issues. And author, Peter Philips reveals the handful of people who control the world’s wealth.
November 17, 2018

Can Music Change The World?

Ralph welcomes former Nader’s Raider, Jim Musselman, who since working with Ralph founded Appleseed Recordings and is promoting “Roots and Branches,” his latest compilation of new and classic folk/roots music. Also, GM engineer and whistleblower, Nicholas Kachman returns to give us an update on General Motors’ Culture of Failure.”
November 10, 2018

Midterm Postmortem

Ralph welcomes longtime colleague Mark Green and law professor from Wisconsin, Joel Rogers, to break down what the results of the midterm elections will mean for both the Trump agenda and the direction of the Democratic Party.