January 26, 2019

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

Ralph has an absolutely fascinating talk with Harvard Business School professor, Shoshana Zuboff, about how Google, Facebook and other digital companies make money by watching every move you make, and how it can be stopped.
January 19, 2019

What The Frack?

Josh Fox, director of the “Gasland” documentaries, joins Ralph to discuss his ongoing battles with the fossil fuel industry as detailed in his one-man show “The Truth Has Changed.” And Constitutional scholar, Bruce Fein, tells us the important questions the Senate confirmation committee failed to ask Attorney General nominee, William Barr, about executive power.
January 12, 2019

Impeaching the President

Ralph engages in a spirited debate with Constitutional scholar Alan Hirsch, author of “Impeaching the President: Past, Present, and Future,” about how the history of impeachment informs the case for possibly impeaching Donald Trump.
January 5, 2019

Sports, Politics, and the Lies of History

Ralph talks to Nation magazine sports editor, Dave Zirin, about among other things Lebron James, the heroic gymnasts who brought down Dr. Larry Nasser, and the future of football. And Professor James W. Loewen reveals all the lies your teacher told you in high school about American history.
December 29, 2018

Where Have All The Citizens Gone?

Author Ronald R. Fraser (Ph.D.) joins us to discuss the myth of popular sovereignty in his book “America, Democracy, and You: Where Have All The Citizens Gone?” And Ralph gives us a handy ten-point guide to measure if the progressive, Democrats - newly elected to Congress - are for real.
December 22, 2018

Medicare Advantage? No Advantage

Ralph welcomes clinical professor and independent health consultant, Dr. Fred Hyde, to give us the lowdown on how the Medicare Advantage program mainly benefits the private insurance companies that participate, not the consumers. Plus Ralph answers more listener questions!
December 15, 2018

How To Fix The Future

Andrew Keen, one of the world's best-known and controversial commentators on the digital revolution, proposes his solutions to reforming the digital age with his book “How To Fix The Future.” Plus, we welcome back insurance guru Robert Hunter, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of one of the nation’s greatest grassroots consumer victories, the passing of Prop 103 in California.
December 8, 2018

Global Warming Is Reversible

Ralph debates entrepreneur, author, and activist, Paul Hawken, who makes the case that global warming is reversible in his book “Drawdown.” And conservative constitutional scholar, Bruce Fein, does a deep dive into the Mueller investigation.