This week’s Ring of Fire, hosted by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Mike Papantonio and Sam Seder: Saturdays at 3 o’clock Eastern, rebroadcasts Sunday nights at 8 pm Eastern

Stepping into the Ring of Fire this week: Investigative journalist and author Ari Berman from The Nation will tell us what we can expect from President Obama in his fight against the new GOP House majority.

Author and Middle East expert Juan Cole will join us to discuss the growing crisis in Egypt and we’ll look at the root causes of the country’s problems.

We’ll also hear from former healthcare executive turned activist Wendell Potter about the Affordable Care Act, and the Republicans’ fake attempts to repeal the bill.

Alan Rosenblatt, the Associate Director for Online Advocacy at the Center for American Progress, will be here to discuss the importance of social networking and other online media forums in modern politics.

And we’ll be talking with investigative journalist John Nichols about the right wing judges in America who are practicing what he describes as judicial activism on steroids.

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Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced