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Mar 4, 2017

Ralph talks to professor Edward Balleisen about his book Fraud: An American History From Barnum to Madoff and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Hedrick Smith, rejoins us to critique Trump’s promises and tell us how we can “Reclaim the American Dream.”


Feb 25, 2017

Ralph answers your Facebook questions about the Federal Reserve, the state of capitalism, job opportunities in grassroots activism, the two-party system, unanswered questions about the 9/11 attacks and much more!


Feb 18, 2017

Ralph talks to literacy expert, Nancy Newman about how to raise passionate readers; and law professor, Alexandra Lahav tells us how a "litigious society" is actually vital to a functioning democracy. 


Feb 11, 2017

Ralph talks to Dickson Despommier about “vertical farming,” how to raise farm crops in tall inner-city buildings.  And hemp lobbyist, Eric Steenstra, tells us about his ongoing efforts to convince Congress to make hemp farming legal. 


Feb 4, 2017

Ralph welcomes former Labor Secretary and Chairman of Common Cause, Robert Reich, to talk about how to fight back in Donald Trump's America.  And children’s studies scholar, Heidi Tilney Kramer, talks about her book Media Monsters: Militarism, Violence, and Cruelty in Children's Culture.