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 be talking about the Supreme Court’s decision last week that will prevent consumers from being able to sue the drug manufacturers who knowingly harm people with their poison pills – Arthur Bryant from Public Justice will be here to talk about it.

Attorney and consumer advocate Ben Gordon will be here to talk about why the FDA allowed Johnson & Johnson to keep a faulty hip implant on the market for years, even when their own research showed that it was causing damage to patients.

Author Cliff Schecter will join us to talk about the big business front group known as ALEC that is ghost writing legislation for corporate America.

We’ll be talking about corporate America’s assault on working class Americans – Christy Setzer from Chamber Watch and Josh Holland from Alternet will weigh in on that.

We’ll take a look at the big money behind climate change denial with Bill McKibben and Brendan DeMelle.

Investigative journalist Brad Friedman will tell us why US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas needs to resign today.

Author Frank Schaeffer will tell us how the Religious Right is gearing up for an intense 2012 election cycle.

And investigative journalist Lee Fang will tell us how Tea Party darling Paul Ryan is pulling in big bucks by allowing oil subsidies to remain in place.

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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