Ralph Nader

"Your best teacher is your last mistake."

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Afghanistan and Iraq: Lessons for the Imperial

October 9th

The photographs in the New York Times told contrasting stories last week. One showed two Taliban soldiers in civilian clothes and sandals, with their rifles, standing in front of a captured …

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Monsanto and its Promoters vs. Freedom of Information

October 2nd

Next year, the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) will celebrate its 50th anniversary as one of the finest laws our Congress has ever passed. It is a vital investigative tool for expo…

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Ralph Nader Radio

Jim Hightower, Lori Wallach

October 10th

Ralph tears apart the looming Trans Pacific Partnership with America’s #1 populist, Jim Hightower, and the director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, Lori Wallach.  Pl…

Nader Books

Return to Sender

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


Published April 29, 2014
Americans are more disillusioned with their political leaders than ever before and large majorities of citizens tell pollsters that big corporations have too much political power.

In The News

Afghanistan and Iraq: Lessons for the Imperial

October 9th

All empires fail and eventually devour themselves. The U.S. empire is no different. Not repeatedly doing what has failed is the first step toward correction. How much better and cheaper it w…

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Monsanto and Its Promoters vs. Freedom of Information

October 2nd

As the FOIA approaches its 50th year, it faces a disturbing backlash from scientists tied to the agrichemical company Monsanto and its allies.

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Mass Media: Raise Your Expectations for Your Country

September 25th

The mass media, with usual exceptions, have allowed themselves to be pulled down to the level of the political circus. If the Republican Party's early primary campaigns for the presidential …

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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.

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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.