Ralph talks to education expert Brian D. Schultz about how he has put his innovative, child-centric teaching philosophy into practice in public schools. And Dr. Jennifer Verdolin tells us what humans can learn about parenting from the animal kingdom. Plus, Ralph weighs in on the firing of FBI Director James Comey.
Ralph assesses the first 100 days of the Trump administration. He also talks to Maria Maisto of the New Faculty Majority about how universities’ exploitation of adjunct professors hurts higher education. And Ellen Brown tells us how public banks are the best alternative to Wall Street.
In a lively roundtable discussion Ralph talks to top political analysts Thomas Frank and Bill Curry about why, despite the obvious cold-hearted cruelty of the Republican agenda, the Democrats continue to lose.
Ralph talks to Oxfam's, Scott Paul, about effective strategies for overcoming world hunger and Emily L. Heil of the University of Maryland Medical Center outlines the risks to humans of giving antibiotics to farm animals.
Ralph questions noted linguist, George Lakoff, about the language progressives need to use to get their message across. And Washington Post columnist, Christine Emba, tells us about how “Smartphones Changed Our Lives. Let’s Think Before We Let Robots In.”
Yale history professor Timothy Snyder tells us what lessons can be learned from 20th Century European history in order for America to avoid fascist authoritarianism. And Deborah Weinstein of the Coalition for Human Needs breaks down Trump’s cruel budget plan.