Senator Bernie Sanders has unveiled a $16 trillion plan to save the environment and get the American economy rolling again. This ambitious plan is exactly what we need in this country for a multitude of reasons, but that won’t stop the right wing, as well as corporatist Democrats, from saying that the plan is ridiculous. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins talks about the plan.

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