February 11, 2017
nader 152

Vertical Farming/Hemp Farming

Ralph talks to Dickson Despommier about “vertical farming,” how to raise farm crops in tall inner-city buildings. And hemp lobbyist, Eric Steenstra, tells us about his ongoing efforts to convince Congress to make hemp farming legal.
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.
May 15, 2016
NADER 113

Mickey Huff; David Freeman; Dr. Gordon Douglas

In a fast paced and lively hour, Ralph interviews media critic, Mickey Huff, of Project Censored, eco-pioneer, David Freeman, who is trying to shut down the last nuclear power plant in California at Diablo Canyon, and food and nutrition expert, Dr. Gordon Douglas. Plus listener questions!
April 16, 2016
bradford and nobel

Peter Bradford, Loretta Schwartz-Nobel

Ralph discusses the efficacy of nuclear power with former Nader’s Rader and Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner, Peter Bradford and poverty in America with journalist and author, Loretta Schwartz-Nobel.
February 27, 2016
nader ep 102

Denis Hayes, Nicholas Kachman

Renowned environmentalist, Denis Hayes, talks to us about how we should reduce our meat consumption for the good of the planet, while former General Motors exec, Nicholas Kachman, tells us the real cause of GM’s 2008 bankruptcy and also discusses with Ralph how GM should have been a good corporate citizen and warned the people of Flint about the lead in the water. Plus, Ralph grills David about - of all things – music.