Ralph Nader

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Events in California

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Unstoppable in Berkeley

7:30pm - 9:30pm Berkeley, CA
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents: Ralph Nader - Unstoppable: Alliance to dismantle the corporate state.
First Congregational Church  2345 Channing Way
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Thursday, July 31, 2014

At the Commonwealth Club

6pm San Francisco, CA
Intercontinental Mark Hopkins Hotel, Peacock Court, 999 California Street (at Mason)
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Friday, August 1, 2014

At Book Soup

2pm West Hollywood, CA
8818 W Sunset Blvd
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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Book Passage

7pm Corte Madera, CA
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
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Thursday, August 14, An Evening with Ralph Nader

At 7:00 PM at the Lincoln Financial Auditorium at The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Spend a weekend with America's Public Citizen #1

November 07 - November 09 Rowe, MA

Spend a weekend in conversation about how we can work together to repair and restore our wounded democracy. You'll hear about and discuss the myths that prevent real change.

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Nader Books


Published April 29, 2014
Americans are more disillusioned with their political leaders than ever before and large majorities of citizens tell pollsters that big corporations have too much political power.

Told You So

Published May 28, 2013
Told You So
The column is the most natural literary form for a citizen’s advocate, and Ralph Nader may be its most robust and forceful practitioner.

In The News

My party has lost its soul: Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and the victory of Wall Street Democrats

July 27th

"My party has lost its soul" is the telling title of former Democratic nominee for Governor of Connecticut and White House advisor Bill Curry's new opinion piece out today on Salon.

Bob Edwards Radio Show

June 7th

Listen to Ralph Nader discuss his latest book, Unstoppable.

The new left-right alliance in the US

June 15th

Opinion piece in AlJazeera.

GM Must Pay Big for What Was Clearly an Institutional Cover-Up

June 10th

Article in Time.

Book review: ‘Unstoppable’ by Ralph Nader, on building a left-right alliance

May 30th

Washington Post review of Unstoppable.