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This week on Ring of Fire: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will be joining us to talk about the DISCLOSE Act – a piece of legislation that he has introduced that would combat the damaging effects that the Citizens United ruling has had on our democracy.

Jason Leopold from Truthout will join us to talk about the secret documents that the Department of Homeland Security has been keeping on the Occupy Movement.

Nation magazine contributing writer Ari Berman will join us to discuss how the wealthiest 1% have already hijacked this year’s election.

Lee Fang from Republic Report will talk to us about the Koch Brothers efforts to buy the 2012 election – just like they did in 2010.

Alternet contributing editor Josh Holland joins us for a discussion on the real cause of the rising price of gasoline – a cause that has nothing to do with President Obama.

And investigative journalist Brad Friedman will tell us how Republicans are using their Super PACs to help with their voter suppression efforts.

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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