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.
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.
September 5, 2015

Mitchell Rofsky, Rick Newman

Ralph talks to former protégé, Mitchell Rofsky, who founded the “Better World Club,” an eco-friendly alternative to AAA. And we also check in with Rick Newman, the executive director of The American Museum of Tort Law about the importance of preserving our civil justice system.
August 23, 2015

Craig McDonald, Brandon L. Garrett

Ralph talks about fighting political corruption Texas-style with Craig McDonald, director of Texans For Public Justice and professor Brandon L. Garrett fills us in on the depth of American corporate crime with his book Too Big To Jail.
March 8, 2015

Victor Schwartz, Wall St. Task Force, Cable TV Ads

Ralph gets into a debate with his old friend, Victor Schwartz, about malpractice lawsuits and hot coffee.  Along the way, former President Bill Clinton horns in on the discussion, and we get a visit from the ghost of Ronald Reagan.  Plus more listener questions.
February 7, 2015

Bruce Fein, Super Bowl, Geo-Engineering

We talk to one of Ralph’s favorite Republicans, attorney Bruce Fein, about the constitution and how Bush, Cheney, Obama, and Hillary Clinton could be tried as war criminals. Ralph actually has some praise for the NFL during the Super Bowl and answers a slew of listener Facebook questions.