KPFA: Ralph Nader Radio Hour [Program Feed]

  • The Existential Threat of Big Tech
    [1]Ralph spends the whole hour with journalist Franklin Foer, author of World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech, about how the Big Four, Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon are attempting to dominate every aspect of our lives and minds. Plus, we get Ralph’s take on the Bernie Sanders’ single-payer bill, and he answers more listener questions. [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/GAFA.jpg
  • Amazon Takes Over The World!
    [1]Ralph talks to Lina Khan, monopoly expert with the Open Markets Institute, about how to tame “Too Big To Fail” corporations like Amazon. And Ralph’s Princeton classmate and Renaissance Man, Scott McVay, tells us about some of the adventures he chronicled in his memoir Surprise Encounters With Artists and Scientists, Whales and Other Living Things. Plus, Ralph weighs in on the DACA controversy and devastating hurricanes. [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/nader-slder-182.jpg
  • The Ralph Nader Radio Hour
    Ralph Nader talks about what’s happening in America, what’s happening around the world, and most importantly what’s happening underneath it all.
  • Outrageous CEO Pay/Progressive Banks/Remembering Dick Gregory
    [1]Ralph dissects how your boss makes 500 times more than you do with Steven Clifford, author of The CEO Pay Machine: How it Trashes America and How to Stop It. And the President of the progressive Amalgamated Bank, Ken Mestrich, joins us to discuss why small banks like his are where you should putting your money. Plus, David, Steve and Ralph talk about the late great comedian, Dick Gregory. [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/NADER-180.jpg
  • Hands Off Our National Parks!/Trump Connections to ISIS?
    [1]Ralph talks to author and conservationist, Terry Tempest Williams about her lyrical paean to our national parks, The Hour of Land. And intrepid investigative journalist, Allan Nairn, tells us about Donald Trump’s connections to ISIS in Indonesia. [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/bears-ears-slider.jpg
  • The Ralph Nader Radio Hour – August 14, 2017
    Ralph Nader talks about what’s happening in America, what’s happening around the world, and most importantly what’s happening underneath it all.
  • Inside Philanthropy
    [1]Ralph has a fascinating conversation about the billions of dollars spent on political philanthropy and what all that money is working for with David Callahan, author of The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age. Also, Ralph answers more listener questions! [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/nader-177-slide-1.png
  • Fighting Student Loan Debt/A Better Deal?
    [1]Ralph talks to insurance expert Robert Hunter about another way toward a single-payer healthcare system: buy out the insurance industry. Attorney, Joanna Darcus, tells you how to fight for your rights against predatory student loan debt collectors. And we get Ralph’s take on the Democratic Party’s “Better Deal.” [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/student-debt.jpg
  • A More Progressive Economic Agenda
    [1]Distinguished economist, Robert Pollin, joins us to share his ideas on a progressive more egalitarian economic agenda. And Dr. Steffie Woolhandler tells us why doctors and other health professionals want a single-payer, Medicare for All healthcare system. [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/heatlhcare.jpg
  • Draft Bernie?/Raising Minimum Wage
    [1]Nick Brana joins us to discuss his efforts to “Draft Bernie for a People’s Party;” and economist Ben Zipperer explains how, contrary to conventional wisdom, raising the minimum wage will not result in significant job loss. [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/bernie-2016.jpg
  • The Ralph Nader Radio Hour – July 10, 2017
    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 – July 3, 2017
    Ralph Nader talks about what’s happening in America, what’s happening around the world, and most importantly what’s happening underneath it all.
  • Hitler’s Model/The Shape of a New Economy
    [1]Ralph talks to historian James Whitman about how the Nazis in the thirties modeled a lot of their racial policies on our very own Jim Crow laws and what that means for us today; and political economist Gar Alperovitz gives us an encouraging progress report on how the New Economy Movement is transforming the system. [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/ep-171-1.jpg
  • The Moral Failure of the Business School Elite
    [1]Ralph has a fascinating conversation with author Duff McDonald about how business schools like Harvard are producing graduates who are nothing more than “heat seeking money missiles.”  And muckraking journalist, Roldo Bartimole, tells us how billionaire sports team owners extort money from a city’s taxpayers. [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/170-SLIDER.jpg
  • The Ralph Nader Radio Hour – June 12, 2017
    Ralph Nader talks about what’s happening in America, what’s happening around the world, and most importantly what’s happening underneath it all.


Archived Snapshot: 2017-04-02

The Ralph Nader Radio Hour March 27, 2017 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 March 20, 2017 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 March 13, 2017 Ralph Nader talks about what's happening in America, what's happening around the world, and most importantly what's happening underneath it all.

Capitalism, Federal Reserve, 9/11 [1]Ralph answers your Facebook questions about the Federal Reserve, the state of capitalism, job opportunities in grassroots activism, the twosystem, unanswered questions about the 9/11 attacks and much more!

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Capitalism, Federal Reserve, 9/11 [1]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!

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Reading and Suing [1]Ralph talks to literacy expert, Nancy Newman about how to raise passionate readers; and law professor, Alexandra Lahav tells us how a society" is actually vital to a functioning democracy.

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Vertical Farming/Hemp Farming [1]Ralph talks to Dickson Despommier about 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.

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The Ralph Nader Radio Hour February 10, 2017

What Do We Do Now? w. Robert Reich [1]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.

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The Future of Work [1]Ralph talks to Professor Trebor Scholz about how to organize workers in the new economy. And David and Steve ask Ralph about what he thought about the Trump Inauguration speech. Plus, listener questions.

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Grassroots Action/Satirizing Trump [1]Ralph welcomes America's Number One populist, Jim Hightower, to tell us how grassroots action can resist the Trump agenda and legendary satirist Lewis Lapham to talk about whether Donald Trump can even be satirized.

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Trumpology [1]In a busy show, tax expert and Trumpologist, David Cay Johnston joins us to discuss the President-elect's fitness for office, the Professor" Steven Davidoff Solomon unveils corporate shenanigans in Silicon Valley, and ocean conservationist, David Helvarg, tells us how Marco Rubio and Rick Scott deny climate change while their state of Florida sinks.

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Israel/Palestine: One State/Two State? [1]Ralph talks to Israeli activist, Miko Peled, author of The General's Son, Journey of an Israeli in Palestine about whether a two-state solution to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict is even possible. Also, Mark Green rejoins us to discuss whether president-elect Donald Trump has already violated The Logan Act, which prohibits private citizens from negotiating on behalf of the U.S. with a foreign government.

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Trump's Conflicts of Interest: Divest or Impeach [1]With former colleague, Mark Green, Ralph elaborates on the public letter they published demanding that president-elect Donald Trump divest himself of his business interests or risk impeachment for violating the Constitution. Ralph also appraises the cabinet picks of the incoming Trump Administration.

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The Ralph Nader Radio Hour December 26, 2016 Ralph Nader talks about what's happening in America, what's happening around the world, and most importantly what's happening underneath it all.

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