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This week on Ring of Fire:  Dr. Tracy Weitz will discuss the 40th Anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision, and the fight that continues to this day for women’s’ reproductive rights.

David Hawkins, Director of Climate Programs at the NRDC will be here to tell us about the MACT standards put forward by the EPA, and what that will mean for coal-fired power plants in America.

Truthout investigative journalist William Rivers Pitt will tell us how the gun industry is able to cash in from mass shootings.

Politico senior reporter Maggie Haberman will join us to discuss the looming Democratic divide in Washington.

Economist Dean Baker will tell us why the 3% cut to Social Security will be disastrous for senior citizens – and why the Democrats seem willing to go along with it.

And Alternet’s Washington correspondent Adele Stan will be here to tell us if the Tea Party has finally outlived its usefulness for the GOP.

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Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He also hosts the weekly DeSmogCAST and serves as co-host for Ring of Fire on Free Speech TV. 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