April 19, 2014

Airline Security, Safety, and Smoke; Tax Day; Electoral College and New Zealand

With Ralph in DC, David in LA and Steve in New Zealand, Ralph tells us how one airline made the mistake of bumping him from a flight, how Paul Ryan lives in a corporate bubble, how he might tweak our system of government, and how one irate gentleman once delighted in blowing smoke in his face.
April 12, 2014

Good Apps/Bad Apps, Good Contracts/Bad Contracts, Good Seeds/Bad Seeds, and More!

Ralph pitches a couple of apps, explains how not to get screwed on contracts, and we ask him if the Comcast/Time-Warner merger is good for us. Take a wild guess.
April 5, 2014

Sugar, McCutcheon, Climate Change, Oil Spills and Army Food

Ralph carves up Antonin Scalia and “Corporate Welfare King,” Rush Limbaugh, points out how Exxon actually made money on the Exxon/Valdez oil spill; and we discuss whether Germany actually won World War II, and the one position that Ralph took that he now regrets.
March 29, 2014

Bernie Sanders vs Hillary, Hobby Lobby, College Athletes Unionizing, and Jonathan Schell

In episode three of the Ralph Nader Radio Hour, Ralph tells Bernie Sanders to go for it, tells us why a corporation does not have religious beliefs, why college athletes should be paid and pays tribute to the late anti-war writer and activist, Jonathan Schell.
March 22, 2014

Wall Street Criminals, the CIA, Fukushima and March Madness

This week we ask Ralph if Jamie Dimon is a criminal, whether we really need a CIA, and why should we worry about Fukushima. And Ralph explains the true meaning of one of our most sacred holidays-March Madness.
March 19, 2014

General Motors, Obamacare, Missile Defense & Lou Gehrig

In this inaugural episode of the Ralph Nader Radio Hour, Ralph talks about his old nemesis, General Motors, once again getting called on the carpet. How conservatives and liberals should come together to raise the minimum wage. Whether young people should sign up for Obamacare. The situation in Ukraine. Missile defense. And whether the Yankees’ Derek Jeter is a worthy successor to his boyhood hero, Lou Gehrig. Links: www.nader.org www.singlepayeraction.org www.ronunz.org www.leagueoffans.org Chapters: 00: General Motors Scandal 15:00 Youth and the Limitations of Obamacare 30:00 Conservatives, Liberals, and the Minimum Wage; The Multiplier Effect; The War On Oil; Missile Defense […]