Ralph Nader

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Unsafe at Any Speed 50th Anniversary

Unsafe at Any Speed

On the 50th anniversary of Unsafe at Any Speed we are asking those who want a stronger democracy to solve current crises to join with us in launching a new and enduring era of activism. Stay tuned for more details in the coming months.

Recent Posts

The Joys of Solitude – A Thanksgiving!

November 24th

Solitude in Nature from CSRL on Vimeo. Thanksgiving is a time for family, food and joy, but unfortunately it can also be a source of health-impacting stress and anxiety for many. Between the…

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Unsafe At Any Speed – Fiftieth Anniversary

November 24th

Unsafe At Any Speed – Fiftieth Anniversary (1965-2015) November 30, 2015, marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Ralph Nader’s landmark book Unsafe at Any Speed. The bo…

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Ralph Nader Radio

Arno J. Mayer, David Helvarg

November 21st

Ralph discusses the history of Zionism in Israel, the nature of empire, and also France’s response to terrorism with distinguished Princeton University historian Arno J. Mayer.  A…

Nader Books

Unsafe at Any Speed

Published November 30, 1965
Unsafe at Any Speed
Unsafe at Any Speed was published in 1965. It is Ralph’s first book. And it was the book that launched the modern consumer movement.

Return to Sender

Published April 07, 2015
Return to Sender
Unanswered letters to the President, 2001 - 2015

In The News

The One Question Reporters Never Ask Candidates

November 20th

Candidates for public office, especially at the state and national levels, are never asked this central question of politics: "Since the people are sovereign under our Constitution, how…

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For America's Unbanked: Re-establishing the Postal Savings Bank

November 13th

Tens of millions of Americans do not have a bank account. As a result, many of these Americans spend a reported $89 billion annually in interest and fees by using predatory services such as …

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CEO Richard Master Masterminds Full Medicare for All

November 6th

Just when the prospects for single-payer or full Medicare for everyone appear to be going nowhere, from Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley comes a stirring that could go national and make single-p…

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Sincerely, Ralph Nader

July 5th, 2015

The Politico excerpts, "Return to Sender".

Nader Has Not, It Seems, Been on the Presidential Reading List

May 21st, 2015

The NY Times reviews, "Return to Sender".

Ralph Nader waits for Bush and Obama to answer his rude, bizarre letters

April 20th, 2015

The Washington Post reviews, "Return to Sender".

For Nader, Defiance Is a Way of Life

April 12th, 2015

Truthdig reviews, "Return to Sender".

Can the Left and Right Unite to End Corporate Rule?

March 6th, 2015

Yes! Magazine interview with Ralph Nader and Daniel McCarthy

Safety in name only at NHTSA

September 17th

Ralph Nader Op-Ed in USA Today.

NPC Luncheon with Ralph Nader, Consumer advocate and Grover Norquist, anti-tax activist

September 4th

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader and anti-tax activist Grover Norquist will speak on issues where the left and right can come together at a National Press Club luncheon on Sept. 4.

Watch the video online

Grover Norquist and Ralph Nader: A Match Made in ... Somewhere

September 16th

It's the new bipartisanship: icons of the fringe left and fringe right coming together in common opposition to the center.

My party has lost its soul: Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and the victory of Wall Street Democrats

July 27th

"My party has lost its soul" is the telling title of former Democratic nominee for Governor of Connecticut and White House advisor Bill Curry's new opinion piece out today on Salon.

C-Span Book Discussion on Unstoppable

June 26th

Ralph Nader talked about his book, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State

Bob Edwards Radio Show

June 7th

Listen to Ralph Nader discuss his latest book, Unstoppable.