KPFA: Ralph Nader Radio Hour [Program Feed]

  • Invasion of the Robots!
    [1]Ralph welcomes back America’s #1 populist, Jim Hightower, to discuss how to make sure that robots will work for us and not the other way around. Then, attorney Roberta Walburn joins us to discuss her book about firebrand populist judge “Miles Lord: The Maverick Judge Who Brought Corporate America To Justice.” [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/robots-ep-192.jpg
  • Representation Without Taxation!
    [1]Economist James Henry takes apart the Republican tax plan, calling it “the largest wealth transfer in history to the ruling class” And activist, law student, Pete Davis, tells us how he’s trying to get Harvard Law School to fulfill it’s stated mission by funneling fewer of its graduates toward powerful corporate firms and more toward the public interest. [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/NADER-191-SLIDER-1.jpg
  • Grassroots Action!
    [1]Ralph welcomes Sarah van Gelder, founder of PeoplesHub and Mark Pertschuk, director of Grassroots Change, two organizations that offer you the skills and expertise on how to make change in your community. [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/nader-190-slider.jpg
  • “I Agree?” / Trip, Slip & Fall
    [1]Ralph talks to law professor Margaret Jane Radin about the hazards of fine print contracts and to Russell Kendzior about the hazards of slippery floors, two seemingly minor things that have a surprisingly profound effect on our daily lives. [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/nader-188-slide.jpg
  • The Ralph Nader Radio Hour – October 23, 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 – October 16, 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.
  • North Bay Fires: Special Coverage
    SPECIAL EMERGENCY COVERAGE ON THE NORTH BAY FIRES on KPFA. We will be taking calls from people affected by the fires…1 800-958-9008
  • Patriotic Millionaires/Congress Working?/Trump vs. NFL
    [1]Ralph talks to millionaire Morris Pearl, chairman of Patriotic Millionaires, a group of wealthy individuals fighting for economic and political equality, which includes raising their own taxes. And former FTC Chair, Michael Pertschuk reminisces with Ralph about how they got good things done in Congress. Plus, in the this week’s Wrap Up Ralph weighs in on Donald Trump vs. the NFL. [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/patriotic-millionaires.jpg
  • Clean Water/Throwing Rocks At The Google Bus
    [1]Ralph talks everything water, including how cities can maintain clean water in the face of natural disasters with George Hawkins, CEO of the municipal utility, DC Water. And media maven, Douglas Rushkoff, author of Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus, talks about how to maintain your power and humanity in the age of digital monopolies. [1] https://kpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/slider-184-1.jpg
  • 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.


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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