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This week on Ring of Fire on Free Speech TV: Corporations in America are turning to respected universities to draft phony research that will help boost corporate profits.  Attorneys Joe Cotchett and Mike Burg tell you all about it.

Congress’s approval ratings have hit an all time low, and we’ll talk with former National Trial Lawyer Association president Howard Nations about how both corporate money and the Tea Party fringe have made a mockery of our democracy.

Investigative journalist Rick Outzen will join us to talk about the right wing push to privatize and destroy our public school system.

Attorney Robert Price will discuss the dangers of the diabetes drug Actos – a drug that is causing cancer in some patients.

And hospitals are ripping off patients at an astounding rate, and Ben Gordon will have all the details on how American consumers are being gouged by healthcare providers.

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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