March 2, 2019

Noam Chomsky

In only the third public conversation between these two progressive icons, Ralph talks to Professor Chomsky about - among other things - the media, the Green New Deal, nuclear war, Gaza, and Venezuela.
February 23, 2019

Saving Lives!

Ralph welcomes back legendary activist, Lois Gibbs, who updates us on her organization’s latest life-saving grassroots victories to clean up contaminated communities in spite of Trump’s EPA. And Jason Levine, executive director of The Center For Auto Safety, talks about driverless cars, airbag recalls, and The Car Book 2019, your complete guide to buying a safe, reliable, fuel-efficient automobile. Plus listener questions!
February 16, 2019

Nukes Are No Answer To Climate Crisis

Ralph spends the entire hour with physicist and former Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Dr. Gregory Jaczko, talking about his book “Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator.”
February 9, 2019

Viking Economics/Robocalls

Ralph welcomes activist, George Lakey, to discuss “Viking Economics,” about what the U.S. can learn from the Scandinavian economies and “How To Win” social progress with direct action, non-violent campaigning. Then, Ian Barlow from the Federal Trade Commission, tells us how to stop robo-calls. Plus, Ralph weighs in on Trump’s State of the Union.
February 1, 2019

Doctors Opposing Circumcision

Ralph welcomes Dr. George Denniston, founder of Doctors Opposing Circumcision, who argues that male circumcision is unnecessary, unethical, as well as  physically and psychologically harmful. Then Public Citizen’s, Rick Claypool, gives us an update on how the Trump Administration’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy for border crossings and street crime does not extend to his buddies in the corporate world. Plus listener questions!
January 26, 2019

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Ralph has an absolutely fascinating talk with Harvard Business School professor, Shoshana Zuboff, about how Google, Facebook and other digital companies make money by watching every move you make, and how it can be stopped.
January 19, 2019

What The Frack?

Josh Fox, director of the “Gasland” documentaries, joins Ralph to discuss his ongoing battles with the fossil fuel industry as detailed in his one-man show “The Truth Has Changed.” And Constitutional scholar, Bruce Fein, tells us the important questions the Senate confirmation committee failed to ask Attorney General nominee, William Barr, about executive power.
January 12, 2019

Impeaching the President

Ralph engages in a spirited debate with Constitutional scholar Alan Hirsch, author of “Impeaching the President: Past, Present, and Future,” about how the history of impeachment informs the case for possibly impeaching Donald Trump.