August 20, 2016
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Cuddling/Triumph Goes to the RNC & DNC

Ralph talks about the importance of human touch in our industrial and virtual society with entrepreneur, Adam Lippin, CEO of the cuddling service Cuddlist.com. Plus, David comes back to report on his foray into both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions with Triumph the Insult Comic Dog.
June 25, 2016
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Michael Shuman; Malcolm Sparrow

Ralph talks to author and entrepreneur, Michael Shuman about ways local businesses can actually beat big business in your town. And we discuss the enormous cost of Medicare fraud and how you can report it with Professor Malcolm Sparrow.
February 27, 2016
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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.
February 13, 2016
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Toxic Avengers!

Ralph gives advice to former security workers at an Ohio uranium enrichment plant, Chick Lawson and Jeff Walburn, on how to fight for compensation for their work-related illnesses. And legendary activist, Lois Gibbs, breaks down the Flint water crisis and a looming toxic catastrophe in St. Louis. Plus, Ralph’s latest commentary on the 2016 primaries!
February 7, 2016
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Dr. John Geyman, Obamacare, Iowa

Dr. John Geyman critiques Obamacare and tells us why a majority of doctors would prefer National Health Insurance. Ralph also gives us his take on the Iowa Caucuses. Plus: Listener questions!
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.
December 26, 2015
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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 5, 2015
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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.