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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If It Takes the Rats to Wake Up Us and Congress, Bring Them On! This Book Shows How!

20 November 2018
By Ralph Nader November 20, 2018 Let’s get down to the all-important matter of Congressional performance. No matter how pollsters…

The War Over Words: Republicans Easily Defeat the Democrats

15 November 2018
By Ralph Nader November 15, 2018 The Republican Party lost ground in the Congressional and state elections earlier this month,…

Don’t be Flattered, Fooled and Flummoxed in Tomorrow’s Election

05 November 2018
By Ralph Nader November 5, 2018 Let’s face it. Most politicians use the mass media to obfuscate. Voters who don’t…

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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.