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Ring of Fire Radio with Sam Seder and Mike Papantonio

Progressive Talk

Ring of Fire is a podcast hosted by Sam Seder 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 our full 3 hour radio show commercial free! [Become a Member today!](/ringoffire/join)

Ring of Fire is a podcast hosted by Sam Seder 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 our full 3 hour radio show commercial free! [Become a Member today!](/ringoffire/join)

Location:

Pensacola, FL

Description:

Ring of Fire is a podcast hosted by Sam Seder 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 our full 3 hour radio show commercial free! [Become a Member today!](/ringoffire/join)

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Episode 567: Fixing the Justice Department

11/20/2020
This week on Ring of Fire; Ankush Khardori will join us to discuss how we can fix the Justice Department after four years of Donald Trump. And Heather “Digby” Parton will rundown the biggest news stories of the week as we head towards the Thanksgiving break.

Duration:01:40:51

Episode 566: Day One Agenda: How Biden Can Use Executive Actions

11/13/2020
This week on Ring of Fire; David Dayen, from The American Prospect, will join us to discuss the “Day One Agenda;” over 30 important executive actions Joe Biden can take without an approval from Mitch McConnell. And Heather “Digby” Parton will help me run through another crazy week in news as we draw closer to election day.

Duration:01:27:00

Episode 565: No Winner Yet!

11/6/2020
Sam and Heather "Digby" Parton post election analysis

Duration:00:55:57

Episode 564: Republicans Get Their SCOTUS Seat

10/29/2020
This week on Ring of Fire; legal expert, Scott Lemieux, will join us to discuss the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court and we’ll talk break down how The Supreme Court refused to revive a trial court ruling that has state democrats scrambling to make sure absentee ballots are returned in person. And Heather “Digby” Parton will help me run through another crazy week in news as we draw closer to election day.

Duration:01:10:25

Episode 563: Playing Politics with Stimulus; How Republicans Cheat

10/22/2020
This week on Ring of Fire; The New Republic’s, David Daley, will join us to lay out how Republican’s love to cheat their way in to power. And Heather “Digby” Parton will help me run through another crazy week in news as we draw closer to election day.

Duration:01:30:24

Episode 562: PPP Loans Used to Enrich Shareholders

10/16/2020
This week on Ring of Fire, Lizzy Price, from Accountable.US will join us to discuss a new report detailing how Publicly Traded Companies Used PPP Money to Enrich Their Shareholders. And Heather “Digby” Parton will help me recap the week’s biggest news stories.

Duration:01:02:12

Episode 561: Work from Home for the Biggest Corporations? Not so Fast!e

10/8/2020
This week on Ring of Fire, Justin Elliot, from ProPublica, will join us to explain the secretive world of work-at-home customer service and how it’s exploded during the pandemic. And Heather “Digby” Parton will help me run breakdown the Vice Presidential Debate and we’ll discuss the insanity that followed after Trump contracted the coronavirus.

Duration:01:10:20

Episode 560: Are Banks Complicit in Laundering Money for Terrorists and Criminals?

10/2/2020
This week on Ring of Fire, Jason Leopold from BuzzFeed News will join us to unpack an expose he co-wrote detailing how dirty money flows through the world’s biggest banks and why the government can’t stop it. And Heather “Digby” Parton will help me run down the news of the week.

Duration:01:26:35

Episode 559: Bailout Billions for Corporations and Little for Small Businesses; Trump's Not So Secret Plan to Steal the Election

9/25/2020
This week on Ring of Fire, Justin Elliot from ProPublica will join us to discuss a piece he co-wrote detailing how an aerospace company made record profits by laying off employees while taking a billion dollars from the U.S. Government. And Heather “Digby” Parton will help me run down the news of the week.

Duration:01:25:30

Episode 558: The Right-Wing Obsession with Pedophilia Conspiracies

9/18/2020
Today on Ring of Fire Radio, Ali Breland will join us from Mother Jones Magazine to discuss his piece, “Why Are Right-Wing Conspiracies so Obsessed With Pedophilia?” And Heather “Digby” Parton will join me to discuss Trump’s Election Tactics and more news from the past week.

Duration:01:09:00

Episode 557: What Happens After the Election

9/11/2020
This week on Ring of Fire, David Dayen will join me to discuss his latest piece in The American Prospect, “The Winter of Our Discontent,” that explores what could happen in the 78 days left of Donald Trump’s Presidency, after the November election. And Heather “Digby” Parton will help me run down the big news stories of the week.

Duration:01:22:36

Episode 556: Hidden History of Monopolies; Sam and Digby Make Their Way Through another Big News Week

9/4/2020
Welcome to Ring of Fire, I’m Sam Seder, back from vacation and man do we have a lot of news to catch up on. Heather Parton, from Salon, will help me get caught up with all the major headlines and news you may have missed. And Progressive Superstar, Thom Hartmann, will join us to discuss his new book, “The Hidden History of Monopolies: How Big Business Destroyed the American Dream.”

Duration:01:06:01

Episode 555: RNC Roundup; Trump in Trouble Before Covid-19; Settling for Biden

8/27/2020
Farron Cousins from Ring of Fire on YouTube is sitting in for Sam Seder this week. Joshua Holland from The Nation will tell us how the pandemic has hurt Trump’s chances of reelection – but not by as much as you think. Business Insider columnist Manny Fidel will tell us why “Settling For Biden” isn’t a bad idea considering the alternative. And Alex Kotch will tell us about his new project – OptOut News – that is giving progressive outlets a single roof to congregate under.

Duration:00:59:03

Episode 554: DNC Convention Begins; Manafort's Ties to Russian Agent Detailed in New Report

8/20/2020
On today’s show… Heather “Digby” Parton will join us to discuss the Democratic National Convention and all the other headlines that made news this week. And next week, I’ll be on vacation, but Farron Cousins from the Ring of Fire YouTube Channel will be filling in with some great interviews and analysis.

Duration:00:41:48

Episode 553: Trump on Terminating Social Security; Evictions Set to Rise; Biden Selects Harris for V.P.

8/14/2020
On today’s show… Bryce Covert, from The Nation Magazine, will explain why America is heading for an unprecedented wave of evictions. Alex Lawson, from Social Security Works, will join us to discuss President Trump’s position to end social security. And Heather “Digby” Parton, is back and just in time to discuss Joe Biden’s pick for Vice President and all the other big news stories of the week.

Duration:01:24:16

Episode 552: How Big Tech Monopolies are Bad for America; Great Time to be a White Collar Criminal

8/7/2020
On today’s show… David Dayen, will join us to discuss how the pandemic is making monopolies worse and the dangers of big tech when it comes to innovation. And Ankush Khardori will be here to discuss his recent piece in The New Republic, “There’s Never Been a Better Time to Be a White-Collar Criminal.”

Duration:00:57:33

Episode 551: Moving Biden to the Left

7/31/2020
On today’s show… We’ll catch up with The Nation’s, John Nichols, to discuss what’s going on with the Biden Campaignand some huge opportunities that are being missed. And of course Heather “Digby” Parton will join me to analyze the biggest stories from this past week.

Duration:01:08:00

Episode 550: The Moment the Republican Party Became Bitter and Ruthless; The Force Behind The Right's Efforts to Stop Change; Rest in Power Michael Brooks

7/24/2020
On today’s show… We’ll talk to Princeton Political History Professor, Julian Zelizer, about his new book, “Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich, the Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise of the New Republican Party.” We’ll also speak to popular progressive activist, Ilyse Hogue, whose new book, “The Lie That Binds,” takes a deep dive into the forces behind the conservative political machine and their efforts to thwart social progress. And Heather “Digby” Parton will help guide me through this...

Duration:01:35:17

Episode 549: Coronavirus Response Will Go Down in History as an Epic Fail

7/17/2020
On today’s show… David Wallace-Wells, from New York Magazine, will explain whythe United States has it wrong when it comes to the way we test for Covid-19 And Heather “Digby” Parton will join me to analyze an interesting news week.

Duration:01:28:54

Episode 548: Shining a Light on Attorney General Bill Barr; Progressive Candidate Who's Taking on Debbie Wasserman Schultz

7/10/2020
Farron Cousins from Ring of Fire on YouTube fills in for Sam this week with guests: Jen Perelman, who has launched a popular primary challenge to Debbie Wasserman Schultz for the Democratic spot on the ticket for Florida’s 23rd Congressional District. Author and retired attorney Ernest Canning will discuss Attorney General William Barr’s egregious abuses of power. And Ankush Khardori will give us all the details on the man that Barr and Trump have chosen to replace ousted US Attorney...

Duration:01:39:31