May 7, 2016

Chris Hedges; Mark Green; Karen Friedman

Continuing to promote the Breaking Through Power conference, Ralph welcomes Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author, Chris Hedges, former New York City Public Advocate, Mark Green, and executive vice-president of the Pension Rights Center, Karen Friedman.
April 23, 2016

Winona LaDuke, Kai Newkirk

In two very high energy and passionate interviews, Ralph talks to former Green Party running mate, Winona LaDuke, about her fight to stop a tar sands pipeline from running through tribal lands in Minnesota and Kai Newkirk, one of the organizers of Democracy Spring, a protest to highlight the corruption of money in politics.
April 3, 2016

Jonathan Martin, David Cay Johnston

Ralph talks to professor Jonathan Martin about the role of third parties in America and how they can be empowered. Then Pulitzer Prize winner, David Cay Johnston, tells us what we are likely to see in Donald Trump’s tax returns.
March 12, 2016

Bill Curry, Poetry, Laura Flanders

Political columnist, Bill Curry, returns to give us his analysis of the 2016 presidential election. And the great progressive radio/podcast host, Laura Flanders, stops in to tell us how she tried to register her company in the Grand Cayman Islands to avoid domestic taxes. Also, Ralph grills David about poetry and answers more listener questions.
March 5, 2016

Harvey Wasserman, Comedy, Listener Questions

Ralph challenges old friend, Harvey Wasserman, on his claim that electronic voter fraud turned the presidential elections of 2000 and 2004 and could also do so in 2016. Also, Ralph and Steve debate the value of comedy. Plus: Listener questions!
February 20, 2016

Randall Robinson, Antonin Scalia, William Janssen

Author and human rights activist, Randall Robinson, tells us about the Clintons’ ties to the private prison industry, while law professor William Janssen argues that pharmaceutical companies have a “duty” to sell life saving medicines. Plus, Ralph gives us his take on the legacy of late Supreme Court Justice, Antonin Scalia.
February 7, 2016

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 24, 2016

State of the Union, Typewriter Revolution

Ralph gives us a clear-headed analysis of President Obama’s last State of the Union address and then geeks out over typewriters with professor Richard Polt, author of The Typewriter Revolution