December 11, 2016
standing-rock

Victory at Standing Rock!

Activist Winona LaDuke gives her first person account of how the “water protectors” fended off the oil company over the Dakota Access Pipeline. And Ralph offers a plan to help Marine families, gain justice with Mike Magner, author of A Trust Betrayed: The Untold Story of Camp Lejeune and the Poisoning of Generations of Marines and Their Families.
October 18, 2015
nader berman

Laura Nader, Amy Berman

David and Steve talk to Ralph’s sister, the distinguished anthropologist Dr. Laura Nader about what the rest of the world thinks is good and bad about Euro-American culture from her latest work What the Rest Think of the West. Then Ralph talks to nurse Amy Berman about how she is living a full life despite terminal breast cancer. Also, Ralph reviews the first Democratic debate.
September 19, 2015
hiv aids

Jamie Love, Andrew Kimbrell

Ralph talks to intellectual property activist, Jamie Love, about his historic, yet unsung, efforts to get affordable, life-saving AIDS drugs to Africa and other underdeveloped areas of the globe. And the head of the Center for Food Safety, Andrew Kimbrell completely takes apart all the arguments in favor of GMO foods and dangerous herbicides.
October 20, 2014
EBOLA

Ebola, Civic Heroes, Basic Income

This week we talk about the real reasons behind the ebola outbreak, we celebrate civic heroes, and Ralph answers a listener question about the idea of a “basic income.”
August 9, 2014
midterm elections

How The Dems Can Win, Ebola, Gaza Redux

This week, Ralph wonders if the Democrats really want to win this November, discusses the ebola epidemic and the “politics of neglect,” and he and David once again go at it over the crisis in Gaza.