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This week on Ring of Fire: best-selling author Thomas Frank joins us to talk about how the federal government can help put Americans back to work.

Chris Mooney, author of The Republican War on Science, will tell us about the latest study confirming that Fox News viewers are still the most misinformed.

Author Greg Palast will discuss the oil industry vultures that are fighting over the remains of Alaska’s oil fields.

Frances Beinecke, the president of the NRDC, will be joining us to discuss an under-reported side effect of climate change: The effects it will have on human health.

And activist Jesse LaGreca will be here to give us the latest developments with Occupy Wall Street.

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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