KPFA: The Ralph Nader Radio Hour [Program Feed]

  • The Ralph Nader Radio Hour – March 18, 2019
    Ralph Nader talks about what’s happening in America, what’s happening around the world, and most importantly what’s happening underneath it all.
  • 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. In late 2003, award-winning journalist, Dahr Jamail [1], went to the Middle East to report on the Iraq War, where he spent more than a year as one of only a few independent US journalists in the country. Mr. Jamail has also written extensively on veterans’ resistance against US foreign policy. He is now focusing on climate disruption and the environment. His book on that topic is entitled, The End of Ice [2]. [1] http://www.dahrjamail.net/ [2] https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781620972342
  • The Ralph Nader Radio Hour – March 4, 2019
    Ralph Nader talks about what’s happening in America, what’s happening around the world, and most importantly what’s happening underneath it all.
  • The Ralph Nader Radio Hour – February 25, 2019
    Ralph Nader talks about what’s happening in America, what’s happening around the world, and most importantly what’s happening underneath it all.
  • The Ralph Nader Radio Hour – February 18, 2019
    Ralph Nader talks about what’s happening in America, what’s happening around the world, and most importantly what’s happening underneath it all.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
    [caption id="attachment_305964" align="aligncenter" width="659"] Source: https://ralphnaderradiohour.com[/caption] 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.
  • What The Frack?
    [caption id="attachment_305969" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Source: https://ralphnaderradiohour.com[/caption] 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Where Have All The Citizens Gone?
    [caption id="attachment_306009" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Source: https://ralphnaderradiohour.com[/caption] 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.
  • How To Fix The Future
    [caption id="attachment_305992" align="aligncenter" width="699"] Source: https://ralphnaderradiohour.com[/caption] 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.
  • 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.
  • Hope From The Heartland/Robot Lawyer
    Ralph talks to Pulitzer Prize winning reporter, Art Cullen, about his hometown, Storm Lake, Iowa and how its ethnically diverse community thrives despite being located in Rep. Steve King’s ultra-conservative district. And 21-year old Joshua Browder tells us how you can save a lot of money using his robot lawyer.

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