The Ralph Nader Radio Hour – July 22, 2024

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.

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The Plastics We Breathe / Industrial Hemp

Ralph welcomes Washington Post reporter Shannon Osaka to discuss her new article “The Plastics We Breathe” and the shocking truth that the plastics we’re using aren’t just polluting the environment — they’re polluting our bodies as well. Then, Ralph checks in on the state of the industrial hemp movement with “Hempster” filmmaker and activist Michael … Continued


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An Undertaker in Gaza

We focus once again on the ongoing genocide in Gaza with Delinda Hanley, executive editor of the “Washington Report on Middle East Affairs.” She tells the heartrending story of an undertaker in Gaza who, since October 8th, has had to bury over 17,000 people. Then, Ralph welcomes back retired Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson of the Quincy … Continued


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Veterans for Peace / Freedom of Speech

Ralph welcomes Mike Ferner from Veterans for Peace to discuss their work pushing for a ceasefire in Gaza and mobilizing their members to obstruct the gears of our military-industrial complex. Then, Ralph speaks with criminal defense attorney Leonard Goodman about a major First Amendment case that he’s fighting in Florida and the Justice Department’s tradition … Continued


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The Politics of Dominance

Ralph Nader welcomes Professor M. Steven Fish, political scientist and author of Comeback: Routing Trumpism, Reclaiming the Nation, and Restoring Democracy’s Edge, who argues that winning elections is about more than policy positions; it’s about projecting strength and dominance, and Donald Trump plays that game better than his Democratic rivals. Plus, former Navy Petty Officer … Continued


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Special Fund Drive Broadcast: Ralph Nader on The Power of Youth + Extras

On today’s show: Ralph explores how young people have made meaningful careers and lasting change working in the public interest. His guests are Sam Simon, editor of “Choosing the Public Interest: Essays From the First Public Interest Research Group” and Lisa Frank, Vice President and D.C. Director at The Public Interest Network and also Executive … Continued