February 4, 2017
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What Do We Do Now? w. Robert Reich

Ralph welcomes former Labor Secretary and Chairman of Common Cause, Robert Reich, to talk about how to fight back in Donald Trump's America. And children’s studies scholar, Heidi Tilney Kramer, talks about her book Media Monsters: Militarism, Violence, and Cruelty in Children's Culture.
December 17, 2016
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What To Do About Gerrymandering

Ralph talks about the institutional corruption behind the practice of gerrymandering with David Daley, author of Ratfucked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America's Democracy. Then Robert Weissman, President of Public Citizen tells us what he thinks President Obama should do in the final days of his administration.
December 3, 2016
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Militarism and Popular Resistance

Ralph talks to political activist Kevin Zeese about how to resist in the age of Trump and to professor Joel Andreas about his graphic novel-style critique of the military industrial complex: Addicted To War: Why the U.S. Can’t Kick Militarism.
November 19, 2016
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What To Do About The Electoral College

Stephen Silberstein of National Popular Vote rejoins us to tell us how the Electoral College can be reformed to more fully reflect the will of the people. And Ralph pays tribute to longtime colleague and head of The Center for Auto Safety, the late Clarence Ditlow.
November 12, 2016
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2016 Presidential Election Postmortem

Salon’s Bill Curry and The Nation’s John Nichols join Ralph and David to sort out what the hell just happened this past election day.
October 15, 2016
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The Politics of Technology, Hillary’s Wikileaks

Ralph talks to author Doug Hill, author of Not So Fast: Thinking Twice About Technology about, among other things, whether people like Elon Musk and Mark Andreeson actually believe in their grand techno-visions or are just seeking publicity for their businesses. Plus, Ralph breaks down the second Presidential debate, and we discuss the Wikileaks revelations of Hillary Clinton’s closed door speeches to corporate America.
October 1, 2016
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Listener Questions, Breaking Through Power 2

Ralph answers a whole slew of your questions, ranging from the Colin Kaepernick protest to voting your conscience to living off the grid.  And we also feature two clips from the Breaking Through Power Conference, featuring Janine Jackson talking about the nature of corporate media and Robert Weissman, who tells us how the country is not as divided as the pundits would have you believe.
September 17, 2016
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Jill Stein

We are joined this week by Green Party presidential candidate, Dr. Jill Stein,who talks with Ralph about Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, third parties, the media, the TPP, the Presidential debates, and much, much more!