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

This week on Ring of Fire: we’ll hear from author Rick Perlstein about how telling truth in both politics and the media became un-American.

We’ll be discussing the recent fracking well blowout in Pennsylvania that caused thousands of gallons of toxic fluids to enter the water supply.

Investigative journalist Lee Fang will be here to tell us how oil speculators are driving up the price of oil across the globe, just to put a few extra dollars in their pockets.

We’ll also talk with attorney Kim Lambert about the dangerous side effects that the pharmaceutical industry is hiding with their blockbuster antidepressant drugs .

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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