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Ring of Fire Radio with Farron Cousins

A weekly News, Politics and Society podcast featuring Sam Seder and Emma Vigeland
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On this week's show: Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon.com will talk about the Omicron variant and how Republicans are trying to spin it as a failure of President Biden. And new poll numbers show Donald Trump easily beating Joe Biden in 2024 -
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell is doing a marathon video stream over the Thanksgiving break to "expose" the massive amount of voter fraud that he swears he found (even though he failed to produce any evidence during his August event.) He also says t
Political polling is all over the place this week, and things have already changed a lot since last week. We'll explain what's going on - and what is actually real. Tucker Carlson is out with a new documentary where he tries to rewrite the hist
President Biden's poll numbers keep getting worse, but has his performance as President really been THAT bad? And Donald Trump suffered several significant legal defeats this week that could have a major impact on his political future. Also on
Following the big news from last week about certain members of Congress allegedly helping to organize the January 6th Stop The Steal rally, little has happened. In fact, the public seems to have already forgotten that there might be treasonous
Sam Seder welcomes the new host of Ring of Fire! Thousands of workers have gone on strike in the month of October, including roughly 10,000 John Deere workers across the country. This mass movement by workers demanding better treatment has been
On today’s show… We will listen to Emma Vigeland’s interview with The Intercepts, Michelle Garcia, about the Biden Administration’s treatment of Hatian Migrants. And of course, Digby and I will belooking back at a big week in news Bonus Content
David Dayen, from the America Prospect, will explain how big banks can get a hold of your stimulus check before you have a chance to use it. And Nation national-affairs correspondent Jeet Heer will explain why "Undercounting Covid-19 Deaths Is
This week on Ring of Fire, Zachariah Mampilly, Marxe Endowed Chair of International Affairs at the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs (Baruch College) as well as an affiliated faculty member in the Department of Political Science
This week on Ring of Fire, David Vine, professor of anthropology at American University and author of The United States of War: A Global History of America's Endless Conflicts, from Columbus to the Islamic State, joins me to discuss the stagger
This week on Ring of Fire; Sarah Lazare, web editor and reporter for In These Times magazine, joins me to discuss her reporting on how Biden’s public position of supporting COVID vaccine patent waivers may be a bit different in private. And, He
This week on Ring of Fire, Josh Dzieza joins us to discuss his cover story piece in New York Magazine and The Verge, which is a deep dive into the world of delivery workers in New York City: assaulted and attacked, exploited by apps, and ignore
This week on Ring of Fire; Joel Beinin, Professor of Middle East history at Stanford University, joins us to discuss the Biden Administrations posture towards Egyptian President, al-Sisis, despite his countless human rights violations and what
This week on Ring of Fire; Elie Mystal, Correspondent for The Nation, joins us to discuss the Supreme Court’s disastrous and deliberate inaction on Texas’s effective abortion ban and bounty system and what it means for a woman’s right to choose
This week on Ring of Fire, Gaeñ hia uh, Executive Director of the American Indian Law Alliance, joins us to discuss the devastating revelations about the mass, unmarked graves of children at the abusive indigenous residential schools, and what
This week on Ring of Fire; Max Moran, Research Director for the Personnel Team at The Revolving Door Project, joins us to discuss Biden‘s latest big oil friendly appointee and what it says about his actual commitment to comprehensive climate po
This week on Ring of Fire, Zephyr Teachout, Fordham Law Professor and author of “Break 'Em Up: Recovering Our Freedom from Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money,” joins us to discuss the downfall of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo… and why it was long
This week on Ring of Fire, Tim Murphy, Senior Reporter for Mother Jones Magazine, joins us to discuss the peculiar evolution of Senator Kyrsten Sinema’s politics: from Green Party activist to radical centrist obstructionist, her career is anyth
This week on Ring of Fire, Sarah Lazare, Reporter & Web Editor for In These Times magazine, joins Emma to discuss how pharmaceutical companies are threatening desperate nations with retaliation if those nations choose to support vaccine waivers
This week on Ring of Fire; Doug Henwood, journalist, radio host and author of numerous books, joins us to discuss the rot in this iteration of the ruling class and how we got to this point. Heather “Digby” Parton will help me run down the bigge
This week on Ring of Fire, Zephyr Teachout, Fordham Law Professor and Author of the new book, “Break 'Em Up: Recovering Our Freedom from Big Ag, Big Tech, and Big Money,” joins us to discuss President Biden’s anti-monopoly executive orders and
This week on Ring of Fire, Justin Elliot, from ProPublica, joins us to discuss the ultra-wealthy’s shady schemes to hide gobs of money in Roth IRA’s. Heather “Digby” Parton will help me run down the biggest new stories of the week Bonus content
This week on Ring of Fire, Jennifer Berkshire, co-author of the book, “A Wolf at the School House Door,” and host of the education podcast, “Have You Heard,” joins us to discuss the disasterous impact of anti-critical race theory legislation on
This week on Ring of Fire Mark Stern, staff writer at Slate covering courts and the law, joins me to discuss a lawsuit leveled against the Biden administration by a former Trump appointee and how Biden‘s department of justice might be falling i
This week on Ring of Fire, Haggai Matar, Executive Director of 972 Magazine, joins me to discuss the ousting of Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel and how the new ruling coalition, dominated by the right wing, may not be better and maybe even worse.
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