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Mar 29, 2015

Ralph talks to Professor Allison Stanger about her book One Nation Under Contract and how private contractors have become an integral part of our foreign policy.  We also talk to Bob Hunter, insurance director of the Consumer Federation of America, who warns us about the latest scam that may be affecting your...


Mar 21, 2015

Ralph talks to labor activist and author Bill Fletcher Jr. about the state of labor and the overall performance of the Congressional Black Caucus.  And Good Jobs First research director Phil Mattera stops by to unveil a new web-tool (subsidy tracker) they have developed that identifies which prominent corporations...


Mar 14, 2015

Former NYC Public Advocate and Nader's Raider Mark Green engages Ralph in a lively debate over Hillary Clinton and the difference between a politician versus an advocate.  We also delve into Israeli Prime Minister's address to Congress and the letter to Iran signed by forty-seven Republicans.  We also discuss...


Mar 8, 2015

Ralph gets into a debate with his old friend, Victor Schwartz, about malpractice lawsuits and hot coffee.  Along the way, former President Bill Clinton horns in on the discussion, and we get a visit from the ghost of Ronald Reagan.  Plus more listener questions.


Mar 1, 2015

 

Renowned investigative reporter, James Ridgeway, tells us about his latest project, Solitary Watch, which exposes the uses and abuses of solitary confinement in our prison system.  Ralph also answers a listener question about what it will take to spawn a second American Revolution.