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Ring of Fire Radio with Sam Seder and Emma Vigeland

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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. Members get bonus content commercial free! [Become a Member today!](/ringoffire/join)

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. Members get bonus content commercial free! [Become a Member today!](/ringoffire/join)

Location:

Pensacola, FL

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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. Members get bonus content commercial free! [Become a Member today!](/ringoffire/join)

Language:

English

Contact:

Ring of Fire P.O. Box 12308 Pensacola, FL 32591 866-389-3473


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Episodes

Episode 608: California Recall Saga; Delivery Workers Revolt in NYC!

9/17/2021
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 ignored by police. Heather “Digby” Parton will help us break down all the top news items of the week. This week’s bonus content you're missing… Eric Alterman joins us to analyze the media’s seemingly uniform outrage to Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan....

Duration:00:58:44

Episode 607: 9/11 20 Years Later; Biden Administrations Cozy Relationship with Egyptian President

9/10/2021
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 it means for the U.S.’s broader Middle East policy. And, Heather Digby Parton will help us break down all the top news items of the week. Bonus content you are missing this week; Sam interviews Spencer Ackerman about his book, “Reign of Terror: How...

Duration:01:02:09

Episode 606: Texas Bounty System for Abortion

9/3/2021
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 going forward. And, Heather Digby Parton will help us break down all the top news items of the week. Bonus content this week; Sam interviews Murtaza Hussain, from The Intercept, about the legacy of the 9/11 spying on Muslims in this country...

Duration:00:59:51

Episode 605: Afghanistan, California Recall and the Shocking Story of Generations of Trauma within The Native American Community

8/27/2021
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 repair for the indigineous looks like in North America. And, Heather Digby Parton will help us break down all the top news items of the week. Bonus content you are missing this week; Emma interviews Simon Brown about his piece in Dissent Magazine,...

Duration:01:00:42

Episode 604: Biden Appoints Fox to Oversee Hen House

8/20/2021
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 policy And, Heather Digby Parton will help us break down all the top news items of the week. Bonus content you are missing this week; Sam interviews Major Danny Sjursen about the Afghanistan withdrawal and the failure of the entire project. become a...

Duration:00:58:13

Episode 603: Why Democrats Let Cuomo Disaster Go For So Long

8/13/2021
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 overdue. David Sirota, Founder and Editor of The Daily Poster, will be joining us as Heather Parton is on vacation. David and I will be looking back on the week in politics. Bonus content you are missing this week; Sam interviews Frederick Wherry,...

Duration:01:05:06

Episode 602: Kyrsten Sinema's Peculiar Evolution

8/6/2021
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 anything but traditional. Ryan Grim, Washington Correspondent for The Intercept and new cohost of The Hill’s Rising, will be joining us, as Heather Parton is on vacation, to cover the news of the week. Bonus content you you are missing this week; Sam...

Duration:00:56:14

Episode 601: Big Pharma Strong Arming Countries over Vaccines

7/30/2021
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, waivers that would make vaccines more globally equitable... but would cut into big pharma’s profits . Heather “Digby” Parton will help us run down the biggest new stories of the week Bonus content you are missing this week; Sam interviews David...

Duration:01:00:42

Episode 600: The Rot of the American Ruling Class

7/23/2021
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 biggest new stories of the week Upgrade to the member show and get this bonus content this week; Sam’s second interview with University of Michigan Law Professor, Leah Litman, about two Supreme Court Rulings that will be devastating to our right to vote.

Duration:01:01:22

Episode 599: Biden's Big Deal Against Monopolies

7/16/2021
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 why they might actually be kind of a big deal. Heather “Digby” Parton will help me run down the biggest new stories of the week Bonus content you are missing this week; Emma talks to Historian, Rick Perlstein, about the rampant streak of right-wing...

Duration:00:58:08

Episode 598: Roth IRA's and How the Rich Use Them as Piggy Banks

7/9/2021
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 you're missing this week; Leah Litman, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Michigan, will help us breakdown some of the most important cases currently in front of the Supreme Court .

Duration:00:57:43

Episode 597: Critical Race Theory and the Right-Wing Culture War

7/1/2021
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 educators and how it’s yet another conservative culture war being waged by right-wing money and media. Heather “Digby” Parton will help me run down the biggest new stories of the week Bonus content you're missing this week; Lee Fang, from The...

Duration:00:58:05

Episode 596: Biden Administration Walking into a Trap? Exposing the Jail to Deportation Game

6/25/2021
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 into a right wing trap. Heather “Digby” Parton will help me run down the biggest new stories of the week Bonus content you're missing this week, Sophia Gurulé and Jenny Hernandez, they are immigration attorneys and defense attorneys, about the jail to...

Duration:00:56:24

Episode 595: Israel's New Government: Better or Worse; NYC Dem Primary Hot Takes

6/18/2021
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. And Heather “Digby” Parton will join us to break down all the biggest headlines of the week. Bonus content you're missing this week on the member show, NYC Reporter, Hunter Walker, will discuss the upcoming democratic primary for mayor of New York...

Duration:00:59:07

Episode 594: The Myth of The Iron Dome

6/11/2021
This week on Ring of Fire, Dr. Rhys Machold, lecturer at the University of Glasgow, joins me to break down the myth of Israel’s Iron Dome defense system, it’s efficacy, its roots in the US military industrial complex, and how it inflates the danger of Hamas projectiles. And Heather “Digby” Parton will join us to break down all the biggest headlines of the week. What your missing on the member show this week, Eric Cortellessa, he is an investigative reporter with Washington Monthly. We’ll...

Duration:00:57:41

Episode 593: " Best of" Fallout From Insurrection 2021

6/5/2021
This week on Ring of Fire is a "best of" with Ken Klippenstein, investigative reporter at The Intercept, will join us to discuss the fall out from the failed Capitol Insurrection in terms of our National Security and Law Enforcement Agencies, as well as a potential expansion of indiscriminate terrorism laws to domestic terrorists and why that’s problematic. And Heather “Digby” Parton will join us to discuss the biggest news stories of the week.

Duration:01:03:41

Episode 592: Will a Majority of Minorities Bring Electoral Success to Democrats?

5/28/2021
This week on Ring of Fire, Jake Rosenfeld, professor of sociology at Washington University St. Louis, joins me to break down the myth that the Democratic Party powers have been clinging to, that the majority minority nation will bring them automatic electoral success. And Heather “Digby” Parton will join us to break down all the biggest headlines of the week. Bonus content you're missing this week, Robert Mackey, senior reporter at The Intercept, about a crew of video journalist who...

Duration:00:57:53

Episode 591: Who's Going to Profiting Off of Mushrooms?

5/21/2021
This week on Ring of Fire…Andrew Jacobs, science reporter at the New York Times, joins us to discuss the psychedelic boom in academia and industry, who’s in favor, who is profiting and how it may revolutionize psychiatry. And Heather Digby Parton will be here to run down the biggest stories of the week. WHAT YOU'RE MISSING ON THE MEMBER SHOW: Sam interviews best-selling author David Treuer, from the Atlantic, he has a very good idea to return our National Parks to their original owners....

Duration:01:11:15

Episode 590: Why Not Expand The House of Representatives? Israel's Right-Wing Problem

5/14/2021
This week on Ring of Fire John Nichols, National Affairs Correspondent at The Nation, joins us to discuss the possibility of expanding the House of Representatives and the history behind why we suddenly decided to cap the number at 435. and Heather Digby Parton will be here to run down the biggest stories of the week. Don’t forget to become a member of this program over at rofpodcast.com. This week you get bonus content with Jeff Hauser, of the Revolving Door Project. He’ll give us his...

Duration:00:57:58

Episode 589: Fire Side Chats with the Saudi's; Poor Liz Cheney

5/7/2021
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 America. and Heather Digby Parton will be here to run down the biggest stories of the week. Become a member of this podcast over ROF Podcast dot com, it is your support that keeps the show going. On today’s member show you’ll hear an interview...

Duration:00:55:01