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To the Ramparts

How Bush and Obama Paved the Way for the Trump Presidency, and Why It Isn’t Too Late to Reverse Course

You don’t get more old school than me. I still type on an Underwood typewriter, not a computer. Moreover, I still read print newspapers and keep files of clippings from them to glance through when I’m thinking of past events.

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Are the New Congressional Progressives Real? Use These Yardsticks to Find Out

12 December 2018
By Ralph Nader December 12, 2018 In November, about 25 progressive Democrats were newly elected to the House of Representatives.…

New Book about Ethics and Whistleblowing for Engineers Affects Us All!

06 December 2018
By Ralph Nader December 7, 2018 It’s tough to be an engineering student these days, with so many new developments…

First Step Post-Election – Open Up the Closed, Secretive Congress

28 November 2018
By Ralph Nader November 28, 2018 Following the mid-term elections, progressive citizen groups have to advance an agenda that makes…

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Ralph Nader Radio Hour

  • How To Fix The Future

    Andrew Keen, one of the world's best-known and controversial commentators on the digital revolution, proposes his solutions to reforming the digital age with his book “How To Fix The Future.” Plus, we welcome back insurance guru Robert Hunter, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of one of the nation’s greatest grassroots consumer victories, the passing of Prop 103…

In the News

The Rats Revolt

Truthdig, 17 October 2018
There is no American who has fought with more tenacity, courage and integrity to expose the crimes of corporate power...

Liberal Shock: Ralph Nader Touts Mike Bloomberg 2020 (video)

MSNBC, 15 October 2018
Ralph Nader tells Ari Melber it would be good for Mike Bloomberg to run against Trump as a Democrat in 2020.

Watch Ralph Nader’s zany appearance with two rap DJs (video)

MSNBC, 15 October 2018
Political activist Ralph Nader joins Radio legends Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia for a special “fallback” edition.

We checkout the American Museum of Tort Law with Ralph Nader (audio)

Marketplace, 28 September 2018
We sign on for a quick course in tort law, courtesy of Ralph Nader at his very own American Museum of Tort Law

Self-driving cars are susceptible to hackers, says Ralph Nader (video)

CNBC, 27 August 2018
Ralph Nader joins the 'Squawk on the Street' team to discuss why he's concerned about driverless car legislation.

Publishers Weekly Review of "To the Ramparts"

Longtime activist Nader links the rise of President Trump and decline of the Democratic Party to the latter’s turn away from being champions of a “people’s agenda” in this uneven recent history of and jeremiad against corporatist American politics.

Ralph Nader On Apple's Billions (audio)

NPR, 11 August 2018
Consumer advocate Ralph Nader is not impressed with how Apple is spending its excess billions.

American Mythology and the loss of democracy. (video)

RT America, 23 June 2018
Ralph Nader, Consumer Advocate and former Presidential Candidate, discusses American Mythology with Chris Hedges.

CEOs aren't disclosing their real compensation. The pay gap is much worse than you think.

USA Today, 17 May 2018
The pay gap between workers and CEOs is already high. Add in gains on stock options, and it's infuriating. We need to keep CEOs accountable.