Ralph Nader

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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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Statement of Ralph Nader on Statehood for the District of Columbia

19 September 2019
Submitted for the record of the House Judiciary Committee Hearings on September 19, 2019 It is important for Democrats and…

25 Ways the Canadian Health Care System is Better than Obamacare for the 2020 Elections

18 September 2019
By Ralph Nader September 18, 2019 Dear America: Costly complexity is baked into Obamacare, and although it has improved access…

Letter to President Trump 9.11.19

13 September 2019
Dear President Trump: Last month, you demanded that the Israeli government exclude the entrance of two members of Congress, Ilhan…

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Everyone Is Wrong About Howard Schultz — Including Howard Schultz

Time, 7 February 2019
By even just testing the waters for an independent presidential run in 2020, billionaire former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has done us a favor

"The Seventeen Traditions": An Interview with Ralph Nader

Arab America, 6 February 2019
Much of the ease of modern life and the degree of its conveniences are safe for us to use because of Ralph Nader.

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.