March 23, 2019

Dancing in the Wonder

Ralph talks to artist Marilee Shapiro Asher about how she maintains a productive life at age 106. And activist Ray Metcalfe explains his plan on how to defang the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision with his campaign The Bribery Stops Here.
March 16, 2019

Grounded! Behind Boeing’s 737 Max 8

Ralph talks to aviation expert, William McGee, about the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 and pays tribute to his grandniece, who was one of the fatalities. Plus, Colman McCarthy returns to update us on the progress his Center For Teaching Peace has made in getting the study of peace into the curriculums of America’s schools.
March 9, 2019

The End of Ice

Ralph spends the whole hour with independent journalist, Dahr Jamail, author of “The End of Ice,” his first person report on the front lines of the climate crisis.
March 2, 2019

Noam Chomsky

In only the third public conversation between these two progressive icons, Ralph talks to Professor Chomsky about - among other things - the media, the Green New Deal, nuclear war, Gaza, and Venezuela.
February 23, 2019

Saving Lives!

Ralph welcomes back legendary activist, Lois Gibbs, who updates us on her organization’s latest life-saving grassroots victories to clean up contaminated communities in spite of Trump’s EPA. And Jason Levine, executive director of The Center For Auto Safety, talks about driverless cars, airbag recalls, and The Car Book 2019, your complete guide to buying a safe, reliable, fuel-efficient automobile. Plus listener questions!
February 16, 2019

Nukes Are No Answer To Climate Crisis

Ralph spends the entire hour with physicist and former Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Dr. Gregory Jaczko, talking about his book “Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator.”
February 9, 2019

Viking Economics/Robocalls

Ralph welcomes activist, George Lakey, to discuss “Viking Economics,” about what the U.S. can learn from the Scandinavian economies and “How To Win” social progress with direct action, non-violent campaigning. Then, Ian Barlow from the Federal Trade Commission, tells us how to stop robo-calls. Plus, Ralph weighs in on Trump’s State of the Union.
February 1, 2019

Doctors Opposing Circumcision

Ralph welcomes Dr. George Denniston, founder of Doctors Opposing Circumcision, who argues that male circumcision is unnecessary, unethical, as well as  physically and psychologically harmful. Then Public Citizen’s, Rick Claypool, gives us an update on how the Trump Administration’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy for border crossings and street crime does not extend to his buddies in the corporate world. Plus listener questions!