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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Consumer Voices Needed in US Privacy Debate

24 September 2018
By Ralph Nader and Marc Rotenberg Last week the Federal Trade Commission scheduled two days of hearings to explore new…

Statement on the FAA Authorization Bill

21 September 2018
The FAA authorization bill, facing a September 30 deadline, includes a provision, section 3129, authorizing the Secretary of Transportation to…

Questions, Questions Where are the Answers?

18 September 2018
By Ralph Nader September 18, 2018 In an oft-reported exchange between Gertrude Stein, an American widely known for her wisdom…

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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.

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.