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Ralph Nader talks about what’s happening in America, what’s happening around the world, and most importantly what’s happening underneath it all.

Ralph Nader Radio Hour Ralph Nader Radio Hour

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    • 4.8 • 887 Ratings

Ralph Nader talks about what’s happening in America, what’s happening around the world, and most importantly what’s happening underneath it all.

    Overcoming Corporate Rule: A Success Story

    Overcoming Corporate Rule: A Success Story

    This week Maui resident, Paul Deslauriers, joins us to update us on how he and his merry band of activists were able to transform their local county government from “corporate rule” to “rule by the people” and how this template for change can be used nationwide. Plus, we parody the corporate sponsorship of baseball games.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Noam Chomsky

    Noam Chomsky

    Ralph spends the whole hour with the incomparable Noam Chomsky to discuss a whole raft of issues, including the climate crisis, the military budget, healthcare, challenging the corporate structure, reforming both the tax system and our elections, how the Democrats have abandoned the working class, and whether the U.S. will be able to fend off fascism.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Tom Morello: Still Raging

    Tom Morello: Still Raging

    Tom Morello, activist, and lead guitarist of “Rage Against the Machine,” joins us to discuss the uses of music in protest, his latest album “The Atlas Underground Fire,” and his new gig writing op-eds for The New York Times. Also, child advocate, Robert Fellmeth, stops by to shed light on a situation right out of a Charles Dickens novel: the state stealing social security checks from foster children. Plus, Ralph answers your questions.

    • 59 min
    Corporate Crime Pays!

    Corporate Crime Pays!

    Law professor Mihailis Diamantis joins us for a lively discussion about why corporations get away with murder – or at least manslaughter – and what systemic changes need to be made to bring corporate criminals to justice. Then, Christopher Shaw, author of “First Class: The U.S. Postal Service, Democracy, and the Corporate Threat” explains how important it is to revive the U.S. Postal Service.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Another Way to Help Save Life on Earth

    Another Way to Help Save Life on Earth

    Ralph welcomes Miranda Massie, director of the Climate Museum, an institution focused on the intersection of art, climate science, justice, and activism — that aims to make people feel that collective action is both possible and necessary, and the only hope we have of saving the planet. Plus! Ralph answers listener questions.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Randall Kennedy on Race: “Say It Loud!”

    Randall Kennedy on Race: “Say It Loud!”

    Randall Kennedy, Harvard Law professor and author of a collection of essays entitled “Say It Loud! On Race, Law, History, and Culture” joins us for the full hour to talk about his views on race, class, corporatism, Clarence Thomas, the “n-word,” racial optimism versus racial pessimism, and much more.

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
887 Ratings

887 Ratings

Maureen, AN OK BOOMER ,

A Boomer

Do you anticipate having Stacy Abrams on your show? I would love to hear a conversation between you both. I consider her the 2020 election Hero. Meanwhile the Democrats ignore her contribution.
Thanks Maureen

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Trust me pbs is basically enreachable. I am sure they are aware of this. They should be shut down. Judy should be sent to a trump hotel. It’s over the top evil. Playing those heart strings. It’s evil. Koch brothers tv

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Extremely important today

Nader still delivers, every week, without fail. In an era when many so-called leftists have sold out to corporate interests, we need a show like this to expose the practical, measurable effects of policy on people.

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