January 16, 2016
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Vultures!

Ralph talks “vultures,” the bad kind with Clarence Ditlow of The Center For Auto Safety, the ugly (Big Pharma) kind with Dr. Sidney Wolfe of Public Citizen’s Health Research Group and then the good kind with environmental author, Elizabeth Royte.
November 28, 2015
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“Unsafe At Any Speed” 50th Anniversary

Using clips from the documentary “An Unreasonable Man,” David and Steve take Ralph through the history of how his seminal work, Unsafe At Any Speed, launched the modern consumer movement.
October 4, 2015
Eben Moglen, Paul Hudson

Eben Moglen, Paul Hudson

Ralph talks to Columbia Law Professor and software expert, Eben Moglen, about the recent VW scandal and how computer software in cars and voting machines is ripe for mischief and accidents. And Paul Hudson, president of Flyers Rights tells us how we can fight bad airline service.
September 5, 2015
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Mitchell Rofsky, Rick Newman

Ralph talks to former protégé, Mitchell Rofsky, who founded the “Better World Club,” an eco-friendly alternative to AAA. And we also check in with Rick Newman, the executive director of The American Museum of Tort Law about the importance of preserving our civil justice system.
April 26, 2015
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Steve Shafarman, Basic Income, GM

  Ralph interviews Steven Shafarman, program director of an organization called Basic Income Action, who explains how we can solve a lot of our nation’s problems by guaranteeing about $1,000 a month to every citizen for food and shelter. Ralph also critiques the recent bankruptcy decision that shields General Motors from lawsuits stemming from deaths due to faulty ignition switches. Plus more of your Facebook questions.
August 2, 2014
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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.