June 21, 2015

Fred Stokes, Joan Claybrook

Ralph talks to farm activist, Fred Stokes, about how corporate factory farms are abusing family farmers and damaging the quality of our food system; and long time colleague of Ralph’s, Joan Claybrook, calls in to give us the latest on the fight to prevent enormous dangerous trucks from plowing down our highways.  Plus, Ralph answers more of your Facebook questions.
June 13, 2015

Stephen M. Silberstein, Uber Raiders, Gouging Hospitals

Stephen M. Silberstein of National Popular Vote tells us how we can change the Electoral College to ensure that the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote actually wins the election.  Then Ralph, David and Steve talk about Uber, for-profit hospitals gouging patients and women and war.  Plus more of your Facebook questions.
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.
June 2, 2015

Mickey Huff, Victor Pickard

Ralph critiques the corporate media and talks media reform with the director of Project Censored, Mickey Huff and Professor Victor Pickard, author of America’s Battle for Media Democracy: The Triumph of Corporate Libertarianism and the Future of Media Reform.
May 24, 2015

Wadie E. Said, Johanna Fernandez

Professor Wadie E.Said talks to Ralph about what it is like to defend terrorist suspects in court, and Dr. Johanna Fernandez of The Campaign to Bring Mumia Home updates us on the health of political activist, radio commentator and former death row inmate Mumia Abu Jamal.
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.
May 10, 2015

David Helvarg, Ray Rogers

This week, Ralph talks sharks to ocean activist David Helvarg of Blue Frontier and talks coke to corporate nemesis Ray Rogers and his Campaign to Stop Killer Coke.
May 3, 2015

Steven M. Druker, Charles Slack

Ralph talks to Steven M. Druker about the problems with GMOs and Charles Slack, author of Liberty’s First Crisis about the fight to preserve the First Amendment. Plus, more listener questions.