Ring of Fire

Dr. Robert Lustig President of the Institute For Responsible Nutrition explains the food myths that are driving disease in America and around the globe, why not all calories are created equal, the collusion between food industry and government, the myth of individual responsibility and what we need to do to end the American public health […]
Political strategist and weekly guest Cliff Schecter explains Majority Report Matt Binder’s massive twitter win, Mississippi Democratic Candidate Travis Childers strikes a populist tone on economics, Chris McDaniels and the GOP move toward the far right, how Republicans disown their policies, why Thad Cochran is in trouble, Chris McDaniels many scandals, McDaniels previous work as […]
Suresh Naidu an Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Columbia University explains the public image of economics, the false assumption that economics is right wing, inequality and the trade and technology myth, why income inequality increases, the political uses of the wealth tax, why inequality needs to be addressed globally, understanding the structure […]
Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains the enduring power of gun myths, the absurd arguments that gun fanatics make against gun control, the domestic arms industry, tobacco and global warming denial, why Mitch McConnell is running scared on Obamacare, how he is lying about and how Democrats should campaign against corporate bureaucracy. Film Guy Matthew Weiss, […]
Independent political journalist Ari Paul explains how the far right won in European Parliamentary last week, the different factions of the far right, the criminal organization of Greece’s Golden Dawn, the collapse of the center-left, why austerity drives far right politics and hope in Syriza’s victory in Greece. On The Fun Half: thank you ┬áJohn […]
Canadian political columnist and Libertarian activist Anthony Furey explains why he embraced Libertarian politics, debating the nature of regulations, why did we create government regulations, funding public universities, college education and success,does education infantilize young people? why we created Social Security, picking winners and losers, why Libertarians cannot be specific and what is the “free […]