October 22, 2016
136

The Minds of Animals/Income Inequality

Ralph talks to animal behaviorist Marc Bekoff about how animals think and feel and also to former heir to the Oscar Meyer fortune, Chuck Collins, about his book Born on Third Base: A One-Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good.
August 29, 2016
128 nader

The Stop Act; Robbing Banks

Ralph talks to Representative David Jolly (R: FL) about The Stop Act, which would prohibit members of Congress from personally soliciting campaign donations. And Professor William Black tells us that the best way to rob a bank is from the inside.
July 30, 2016
nader 124

Fighting the Good Fight; Autonomous Cars

Ralph talks to the President of Public Citizen, Robert Weissman, about that organization’s storied history fighting and winning against the perfidies of corporate power. And in our listener question segment, Ralph defends his position on autonomous cars and talks about what he might do differently if he had it to do all over again.
July 10, 2016
nader 121

Charles Derber; Nicholas Mokhiber

Ralph talks to professor Charles Derber about how corporate capitalism has turned America into a “bully nation.” And nineteen year old Nicholas Mokhiber shares with us his adventure hiking the 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail.
June 19, 2016
nader 117

Robert Monks; Jackson Katz

Ralph talks to shareholder advocate, Robert Monks about how we are becoming more and more a corporate society. And author Jackson Katz talks about gender and politics in his very timely book Man Enough?: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the Politics of Presidential Masculinity.
June 4, 2016
ep116

Wenonah Hauter; Bartlett Naylor

Ralph talks fracking with Wenonah Hauter author of Frackopoly, and then delves into finance with consumer financial expert, Bartlett Naylor, who contends that the mega-banks are not only too big to fail and too big to jail; they’re even too big to manage.
March 19, 2016
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Robert Ashford, Rick Hind

Professor Robert Ashford explains how turning labor into capital can benefit everyone. And Greenpeace’s Rick Hind let’s us know if how to find out if you are living near a toxic chemical plant. Plus, Ralph answers more listener questions.
January 31, 2016
nader 98

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.