Sep 9, 2017 • 1HR 9M

Amazon Takes Over The World!

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Ralph Nader
Ralph Nader talks about what’s happening in America, what’s happening around the world, and most importantly what’s happening underneath it all.
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Ralph talks to Lina Khan, monopoly expert with the Open Markets Institute, about how to tame “Too Big To Fail” corporations like Amazon.  And Ralph’s Princeton classmate and Renaissance Man, Scott McVay, tells us about some of the adventures he chronicled in his memoir Surprise Encounters With Artists and Scientists, Whales and Other Living Things. Plus, Ralph weighs in on the DACA controversy and devastating hurricanes.

Lina Khan is legal policy director of the Open Markets Institute where she researches the dangers of corporate consolidation and monopoly power and looks to find ways to make America’s political economy more fair.  Ms. Khan also served as policy director for Zephyr Teachout’s 2014 gubernatorial campaign in New York.

Scott McVay is a painter, a poet, a naturalist, an educator and a philanthropist.  Mr. McVay has served on the boards of numerous foundations, including the World Wildlife Fund, the Smithsonian Institution, the W. Alton Jones Foundation, Earth Policy Institute, and The Endocrine Exchange.  He was founding executive director of both the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation (

).  He has written a memoir of his adventurous and varied life entitled Surprise Encounters With Artists and Scientists, Whales and Other Living Things.