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This week on Ring of Fire on Free Speech TV: Farron Cousins, executive editor of The Trial Lawyer Magazine and contributing writer for, will be filling in for Mike Papantonio this week.

Attorney Mike Burg in Denver, Colorado talks about the unrestricted flow of corporate money that is buying up judges across America.

Investigative journalist Brad Friedman in Los Angeles, California talks about the NSA wiretapping scandal, the corporations involved, and the similar conduct that came from the US Chamber of Commerce.

Best-selling author and syndicated columnist Cliff Schecter in Cincinnati, Ohio talks about the loopholes in the Affordable Care Act that allow big pharma to continue gouging patients.

Brendan DeMelle, Executive Director and Managing Editor of DeSmogBlog, in Seattle, Washington talks about public schools expanding their curriculum to include man-made climate change.

Author and Nation Magazine contributor Ari Berman talks about the extremism from the GOP that is hurting North Carolina, and why they are quickly becoming the “next Wisconsin.”

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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