June 6, 2015

Barry Ladendorf, John R. MacArthur

Ralph talks about the human and financial costs of war to Barry Ladendorf, the President of Veterans for Peace.  And journalist, John R. MacArthur, tells us why President Obama would push for a bad “free trade” deal like the Trans Pacific Partnership.  Plus Ralph answers more of your Facebook questions.
May 17, 2015

George Farah, William Blum

Ralph talks to the executive director of Open Debates, George Farah, who takes us behind the curtain to reveal how our presidential debates have been co-opted by the two major parties.  And foreign policy critic, William Blum, talks about the long list of countries the CIA has overthrown in the past sixty years.  Plus more of your Facebook questions.
March 29, 2015

Allison Stanger, J. Robert Hunter, Getting Steamed

Ralph talks to Professor Allison Stanger about her book One Nation Under Contract and how private contractors have become an integral part of our foreign policy.  We also talk to Bob Hunter, insurance director of the Consumer Federation of America, who warns us about the latest scam that may be affecting your auto insurance rates.  Plus, Ralph tells us how you should be “getting steamed.”
February 21, 2015

Frances Crowe, Libya, United Airlines

We talk to peace activist and war tax resister, Frances Crowe, about her memoir Frances Crowe: Finding My Radical Soul and how she’s been arrested for civil disobedience more times than she can remember. Ralph also fills us in on the mess in Libya, tells us about how United Airlines employees are getting screwed, and we answer 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.
December 6, 2014

Mark Dimondstein, Drones, Credit Cards

Our guest, Mark Dimondstein, president of the American Postal Workers’ Union, tells us how the forces of privatization are trying to cripple the Post Office, and what we can do about it.  We discuss the latest report on how drone attacks are actually losing us the “war on terror.”  And Ralph explains why he has never owned a credit card.
November 15, 2014

American Political Bullshit, Medicaid Fraud Follow Up, Tomas Young

Ralph interviews Stephen L. Goldstein, author of The Dictionary of American Political Bullshit; we report on developments in our Medicaid fraud story in Minnesota, and pay tribute to late Iraq War veteran, the articulate and courageous Tomas Young.
August 9, 2014

How The Dems Can Win, Ebola, Gaza Redux

This week, Ralph wonders if the Democrats really want to win this November, discusses the ebola epidemic and the “politics of neglect,” and he and David once again go at it over the crisis in Gaza.