Breaking Through Power

In Breaking Through Power, Nader draws from a lifetime waging—and often winning—David vs. Goliath battles against big corporations and the United States government. This is classic Ralph Nader, a crystallization of the core political beliefs and commitments that have driven his lifetime of advocacy for greater democracy.

A Message for 2018 graduates

“How many of you want to become leaders in the achievement of greater justice on earth? If not, why not? Could it be that the nation is suffering from an excess of leadership? Or is it more likely that our times reflect a massive escape from leadership responsibilities? With so much human activity conducted within and between larger and larger private and public bureaucracies, is it any wonder that the ‘I only work here’ syndrome has become an epidemic?”

Ralph Nader Class Day Speech, Harvard University, 1981

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Ralph Nader Radio Hour

In the News

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.

Nader to Cook: Apple should consult with owners before buyback

CNBC, 11 May 2018

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader calls out Apple for the company's $100B buyback announcement.

'They are crooks'

MSNBC, 10 May 2018

In a “Beat” exclusive Ralph Nader speaks out on the “breathless level of corruption" in the Trump administration.