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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 547: NYPD Police Car Hits Kid on Halloween and What Happened After; SCOTUS Breakdown from this Week; Top Stories from a Busy Week in News

7/3/2020
Happy July 4th Weekend! On today's show... Scott Lemieux, from the blog “Lawyers Guns and Money” will make it two weeks in a row as we discuss this week’s latest Supreme Court rulings. Heather “Digby” Parton will help me break down the news of the week. And Eric Umansky, from ProPublica, will tell his personal story from last Halloween, when child was hit by a police cruiser, and how the NYPD was shielded from accountability.

Duration:01:36:32

Episode 546: Bill Barr's Corruption of the Department of Justice; Progressive Candidates Win Big this Week.

6/26/2020
On today’s show… Scott Lemieux, from the blog “Lawyers Guns and Money” will stop by to discuss some of the major cases being decided by the Supreme Court, including this week’s decision in favor of the Trump Administration’s stance on immigration. And we’ll discuss Attorney General Bill Barr’s corruption of the Department of Justice. Heather “Digby” Parton will help me break down another huge week in news.

Duration:01:07:30

Episode 545: The Influence of Athletes on Society; News Headlines You May Have Missed; Our February Interview with Progressive Andrew Romanoff

6/19/2020
On today’s show… Dave Zirin, from The Edge of Sports Podcast, will join us to discuss the role of athletes in society and why white Americans were polarized over the kneeling of Colin Kaepernick. Heather “Digby” Parton will, once again, help us get through the news of the week… And we will re-air our interview with Progressive, Andrew Romanoff, who is primarying John Hickenlooper for Senate in Colorado on June 30th.

Duration:01:28:05

Episode 544: Democratic Establishment Challenger, Lauren Ashcraft, Running Down all the Top Stories; Re-Air our Interview with Mondaire Jones

6/12/2020
On today’s show… Progressive Candidate, Lauren Ashcraft, will join us to discuss her primary challenge against longtime incumbent, Carolyn Maloney, in New York’s 12th Congressional district. Heather “Digby” Parton will, once again, help us get through the news of the week… And we will re-air our interview with Mondaire Jones, who is running in an open seat in New York’s 17th District.

Duration:01:20:17

Episode 543: We Know the Police Can do Better; Trump's Authoritarian Cosplay; We'll re-air Elliot Engel Challenger Jamaal Bowman

6/5/2020
On today’s show… The Nation’s Justice Correspondent, Elie Mystal, will join us to discuss his piece, “People Can Only Bear So Much Injustice Before Lashing Out” Heather “Digby” Parton will help us unpack a sad news week.. And we wanted to re-air a special interview we had last September with a special progressive candidate, Jamaal Bowman, who’s challenging Eliot Engel, the long-time congressman from New York’s 16th District. Congressman Engel was caught on a “hot mic” this week after he...

Duration:01:42:12

Episode 542: I Can't Breathe Again; How the Investor Class got Bailed Out; Progressive Candidate Guido Weiss

5/29/2020
David Dayen will explain how the Fed bailed out the investor class without spending a cent. We’ll talk to another progressive candidate out of Florida, Guido Weiss, who is primarying Lois Frankel on the ballot, August 18th. And Heather "Digby" Parton, from Salon, will help us make sense of the most important news stories of the past week.

Duration:01:23:36

Episode 541: Why We Need an Obamagate Trial

5/22/2020
Thanks for listening this week, we had some house cleaning to do, so the show is a little shorter. We still were able to grab Heather "Digby" Parton and we think you'll enjoy this week's conversation.

Duration:00:25:52

Episode 540: Why Coronavirus is Just the Beginning for Global Diseases; McConnell's Effort to Give Blanket Immunity to Corporations; Digby Helps Rundown a Busy Week in News

5/15/2020
On today’s show… Alex Sammon, from The American Prospect, will explain why Mitch McConnell is pushing for blanket immunity for corporations, even in the most reckless cases. Abrahm Lustgarten, from Pro Publica, will be here to discuss how climate change is contributingto massive hikes in infectious disease. And Heather "Digby" Parton will help recap all the big stories from this past week.

Duration:01:12:29

Episode 539: Trump's Coronavirus Math Doesn't Add Up; Battle Religious Employers to Ignore Civil Rights

5/8/2020
On today’s show… Robert Mackey, from The Intercept, will join us to discuss why Donald Trump’s victory lap in regard to the Coronavirus is all based on creative accounting coming out of the White House. SCOTUS Expert, Scott Lemieux, will run down some important cases in front of the high court at a time when people’s attention may be somewhere else. and Heather "Digby" Parton will help us get through another week in the news.

Duration:01:22:16

Episode 538: Biden Needs to Explain; Covid-19 Fueling White Nationalists; Federal Government Interfering with PPE; What Will Happen to Sports

5/1/2020
On today’s show… Scot Nakagawa, from The Nation Magazine, will explain how Covid-19 has fueled the White Nationalist Movement resulting in anti-Asian violence and conspiracy theories. Josh Kovensky, from Talking Points Memo, will discuss the chaos that has been unleashed by a federal government that is procuring personal protection equipment for hospitals based on private profit instead of public need. Dave Zirin, from The Edge of Sports Podcast, will get us up to date with all the...

Duration:01:40:31

Episode 537: Profits over People; The Imperial Presidency of Donald Trump; Why Covid-19 is hitting Minority and Lower Income Areas the Hardest; How to Stop Misinformation on Facebook

4/24/2020
On today’s show… John Nichols, from The Nation Magazine, will explain why ceding too much authority to the Executive Branch has led to an Imperial Presidency. Fadi Quran, from Avaaz, joins us to discuss how Facebook and other social media platforms have become the epicenter for misinformation, and how we can solve the issue. My own doctor, David LeMay, will be here to discuss why overall health is such an important factor in the battle against Covid-19. And Heather "Digby" Parton will...

Duration:01:43:10

Episode 536: Reopening America Too Soon?; Big Banks Can Take Your Stimulus Check; Undercounting Covid-19 Deaths

4/17/2020
On today’s show… 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. Nation national-affairs correspondent Jeet Heer will explain why "Undercounting Covid-19 Deaths Is a Deadly Mistake.” And why keeping the death toll artificially low allows Trump to push for a premature end to the lockdown. And Heather "Digby" Parton will help break down the news of the week.

Duration:01:23:26

Episode 535: Dems Failing at Oversight; Behind the Curtain on Cuomo; Running for Congress During Covid-19

4/10/2020
On today’s show… We’ll discuss how the Trump Administration has failed in it’s response to the Coranavirus and how the lack of oversight will enrich wealthy donors and possibly Tump himself. Jeff Hauser, from the Revolving Door Project, will be here to break it all down. We will also talk to Progressive Candidate, Samelys Lopez, who is running for Congress in New York’s 15 District. Her story is incredible, and we will get her perspective of running for office in a time of Covid-19. And...

Duration:02:01:03

Episode 534: BONUS SHOW Sam talks to New Orleans Epidemiologist, Dr. MarkAlain Déry about Covid-19

4/3/2020
we have decided to unlock our bonus content this week… Members and Subscribers to the free podcast will hear New Orleans Based Infectious Diseases Physician, Dr. MarkAlain Déry, as he explains why the Crescent City has quickly become a hot spot for the coronavirus. The amount of important information in the interview was too good for people not to hear. Please consider becoming a member, www.rofpodcast.com to support the show!

Duration:00:52:45

Episode 534: DOJ Enabled Coronavirus Scammers; Are Workers Protected?

4/3/2020
On today’s show… We’ll talk to journalist, Judd Legum, about UPS, and why workers feel like the shipping giant is failing to take basic measures to protect it’s workers. Former Federal Prosecutor, Ankush Khardori, will be here to explain how the Federal Government has enabled coronavirus scammers to flourish. And of course, Heather "Digby" Parton will join us to help make sense of it all.

Duration:01:22:39

Episode 533: Is this Real Life?

3/27/2020
Welcome to this week's special episode of Ring of Fire, new format but still the same great content that has made Ring of Fire Radio so relevant for the past 16 years. Let us know how we are doing, or if you just want to reach out to the show, email us at info@ringoffireradio.com. This week, Sam explains how the show will move forward and we will have news and analysis from Heather "Digby" Parton

Duration:00:50:45

Episode 532: Coronavirus Responsible "Best of"

3/20/2020
While we adjusted this week to the realities of Covid19, we have put together our "best of" for candidates we have interviewed since the beginning of 2020. The podcast may be different in the next couple of weeks and months as we pull away from a normal "radio format" and move to a more traditional podcast featuring the one and only, Sam Seder. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions to rofmillican@gmail.com Thank You, Scott Millican Executive Producer, Ring of Fire with Sam...

Duration:01:51:58

Episode 531: Democratic Primary Path Going Forward; Supreme Court to Hear Cases that could End Obamacare; Green Job Plan

3/12/2020
on today’s show… Ian Millhiser, from Vox, will join us to discuss two cases in front of The Supreme Court that could determine the fate of Obamacare. Heather Digby Parton will be here to help me run down a huge news week. And Sara Singh, from The Sunrise Movement, will join us to explain how we can battle climate change and provide millions of good jobs in the process.

Duration:01:23:39

Episode 530: Challenger to Wall Street's Favorite Democrat; Super Tuesday Look back

3/6/2020
Progressive Candidate, Alex Morse, will join us to discuss his primary race against incumbent Richard Neal, and why Morse named Neal, “Wall Street’s Favorite Democrat.” Heather Digby Parton will be working overtime this week as we run down Super Tuesday and other news that may have slipped under the radar this week.

Duration:00:40:20

Episode 529: The Real Story Behind the Coronavirus

2/28/2020
on today’s show… David Dayen, from The American Prospect, will be here to discuss the real story behind the coronavirus and how middlemen are destroying the prescription drug market. Heather Digby Parton will be here to run down a massive week in news.

Duration:00:44:04