February 20, 2016

Randall Robinson, Antonin Scalia, William Janssen

Author and human rights activist, Randall Robinson, tells us about the Clintons’ ties to the private prison industry, while law professor William Janssen argues that pharmaceutical companies have a “duty” to sell life saving medicines. Plus, Ralph gives us his take on the legacy of late Supreme Court Justice, Antonin Scalia.
January 31, 2016

Carl T. Bogus, Kenneth R. Harney

Ralph talks to anti-trust expert, professor Carl T. Bogus, about how corporate mergers are stifling innovation and screwing workers and real estate columnist, Kenneth R. Harney, gives you some good news about your credit score.
January 16, 2016

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.
December 26, 2015

Concussions, Cruises and Conversation

We talk concussions with policy director from League of Fans, Ken Reed. And our intrepid reporter, Ralph Nader, tells us about his week on “The Nation” magazine cruise, where instead of taking a Zumba class, he visited “Ugland House,” the building in the Grand Cayman Islands that corporations use to avoid U.S. taxes.
December 19, 2015

Joanne Doroshow, Steven Hill

Joanne Doroshow, executive director of the Center for Justice and Democracy, talks about how big business perpetuates the myth of the “litigious society” to keep ordinary people from pursuing civil justice. And Steven Hill tells us how “The Uber Economy” and unregulated capitalism are screwing the American worker.
December 5, 2015

Joseph M. Belth, Jeff Harder

We discuss Fed Chairperson Janet Yellen’s reply to Ralph’s open letter and the accusation of “mansplaining.” In addition, Ralph tries to put life insurance in layman’s terms with professor Joseph M. Belth, author of The Insurance Forum: A Memoir. Also: writer and dog lover, Jeff Harder, talks about our obsession with pets.
November 28, 2015

“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.
November 15, 2015

Robert Monks, Mehrsa Baradaran

Ralph’s Harvard Law School classmate and corporate governance expert, Robert A. G. Monks, explains how CEOs enrich themselves at the expense of productive investment. And law professor, Mehrsa Baradaran proposes an alternative to putting your money into the big bad banks.