Ring of Fire is a podcast hosted by Sam Seder and Emma Vigeland that began as a radio show in 2004 by Mike Papantonio. The show focuses on exposing corporate fat cats, polluters and media spinmeisters.
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Episode 589: Fire Side Chats with the Saudi's; Poor Liz Cheney
This week on Ring of Fire, Ben Freeman, Director of the Foreign Influence Transparency Initiative joins us to discuss Saudi Arabia’s latest tactic when it comes to lobbying the US government, taking its lobbying operation from Washington DC to middle
Episode 588: Biden Now 100 Days In; Abandoned Oil Well Epidemic
This week on Ring of Fire; Nick Martin, of The New Republic, joins us to discuss the epidemic of abandoned oil wells throughout the United States. and Heather Digby Parton will be here to run down the biggest stories of the week. What are you missing?
Episode 587: Justice for George Floyd; A Look into New York's Cannabis Legalization
This week on Ring of Fire Matthew Stieb, of New York Magazine, joins us to discuss New York’s recently passed cannabis legalization law, where it succeeds and where it falls short. and Heather Digby Parton I’ll be run down the biggest stories of th
Episode 586: Afghanistan: 20 Years for What? NYPD Police Brutality Playbook
This week on Ring of Fire, Alice Sperri from The Intercept, joins us to discuss her investigative reporting into the NYPD’s brutal policing tactics against Black Lives Matter Protesters last summer. and Heather Digby Parton will help run down the big
Episode 585: President Manchin? Postal Service Under Threat
This week on Ring of Fire, Monique Morrissey of the Economic Policy Institute, join us to discuss the history of the United States Postal Service and the threats it’s currently facing today. and Heather Digby Parton will help run down the biggest sto
Episode 584: Political Scandal Hits Republicans and Democrats; Ending Tipped Minimum Wage
This week on Ring of Fire, Justin Schweitzer, Policy Analyst at the Poverty to Prosperity Program for The Center for American Progress joins us to discuss the reasons why we should eliminate the tipped minimum wage in favor of the regular raised minimu
Love the informative presentation
I really like that this isn’t vitriol or propaganda, but information-backed points. The song, while the lyrics may be applicable and the instruments sound good, the decibel level hurts my migraine-prone head.
A Weekly Must Listen
Sam is slowly and steadily becoming my hero. The amount of work and content he puts out between this show, the majority report and the AM quickie is insane. I have yet to find anyone that handles interviews as well as he does. I just wish this podcast came out more than once a week. Definitely one more reason to look forward to Friday. Keep up the great work sam! Some of us out here appreciate your dadness way of keeping us informed.
I try to follow this but I just can’t. It does not flow. I would really like to hear the content but I just can’t keep my mind on it.