October 4, 2014
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Dave Freeman, Eric Holder, Ashraf Ghani

This week, Ralph talks to old friend and climate crusader, S. David Freeman, about how we can get off of fossil fuels and make all of our power renewable.  We ask Ralph to score Eric Holder’s tenure as attorney general. And Ralph sees new hope for Afghanistan because a genuine progressive has just been elected president.
September 29, 2014
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Smart Meters, Shaming Boehner, Censored Stories

Are smart meters installed by utility companies an invasion of privacy?  Does John Boehner make too much and work too little?  Where can you find important stories seldom picked up by the mainstream media?  This and more on this week’s Ralph Nader Radio Hour.
September 20, 2014
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Offensive NFL, Defensive Dems, Driverless Cars

This week, we discuss whether NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is really worth 44 million a year, how political consultants are ruining the Democratic Party, whether driver-less cars are a good thing, and how our quest for empire is compromising the homeland.
September 13, 2014
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Citizen Action in MN, New Technology, Elizabeth Warren

This week we talk to a citizen activist from Minnesota about Medicaid fraud and Ralph gets on the case.  We also discuss what new technology is doing to our children, the warning Larry Summers gave Elizabeth Warren, and why runway models don’t smile.
September 6, 2014
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A Corporate State, A Brazilian, A Corvair

We discuss what came first, the corporation or the state; what they do in Brazil we never do here (hint: it has nothing to do with shaving); what you can do to help raise the minimum wage; and Ralph tells us how he once was the guest of honor at a Corvair convention and lived to tell the tale.
August 30, 2014
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Labor Day, Healthcare, The Future of Truth

In this episode Ralph analyzes the state of the labor movement, the state of Obamacare and ruminates upon civic motivation and the future of truth.
August 23, 2014
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Photocensorship, Medicare Fraud, Robot Insects

Ralph, David, and Steve talk about censorship of photographs from our factory farms to our battlefields, who is really ripping off Medicare, and what we can learn from spiders. 
August 16, 2014
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Robin Williams, Spoilers, Hillary the Hawk

David, Steve, and Ralph pay tribute to Robin Williams, talk about election “spoilers,” and analyze Hillary’s recent criticism of Obama’s foreign policy.