The following are Eleven Suggestions, with useful links, for getting out more progressive voters to the polls in the approaching elections at the local, state and national levels. For a variety of reasons and causes, tens of millions of eligible Americans do not vote. These ideas can spark interest and participation by these citizens, and…

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By Ralph Nader October 9, 2020 Vice President Pence “debated” Senator Kamala Harris in a way that reminded voters of how he and his boss, Donald Trump, have lawlessly misgoverned since 2017. Pence arrogantly and continually broke through the time rules that he and the Republicans agreed to obey. Again and again, Pence blew through…

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By Ralph Nader October 2, 2020 Jean Monnet – a founder of the European Union once said: “Nothing is possible without men, but nothing is lasting without institutions.” I’m reminded of his observation each time our country loses a “just” Supreme Court Justice. So, what will follow after the few days of prominent encomiums at…

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Harold Evans was one of the greatest newspaper editors of the 20th century. He pushed British journalism into investigative areas that were never before covered. He took on corporate crime and brushed aside censorship and self-censorship in the business and profession of journalism. As an author-historian, he had inexhaustible energy and unique angles of insight…

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By Ralph Nader September 25, 2020 Here is some practical advice for casting informed votes to improve the livelihoods of all Americans where they live, work, and raise their children and also to lessen their anxiety, dread, and fear. Democratic voters should demand that the Democratic Party candidates pledge to vote to (1) raise the…

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By Ralph Nader September 18, 2020 The American people own most of the wealth – private and public – and most of the information in the country. The top one percent do not. The American people have most of the power in the country. The top one percent do not. These assertions may surprise you,…

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The House Transportation Committee report documented serious past failures and cover-ups relating to the Boeing 737 MAX disasters. The report did not address the imminent question of returning the 737 MAX to service. Such a return should never happen without addressing and fixing the basic aerodynamic instabilities that rendered it unairworthy. The next step, according…

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By Ralph Nader September 11, 2020 Trump voters are not inclined to change their minds. Some of them are forever Republicans and will only vote the GOP ticket; they are called hereditary voters. Others can’t stand the Democratic Party nominees, won’t vote for the Libertarian ticket, and will only vote for Trump. Some love Trump…

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Monday, September 7, 2020 Democracies don’t produce many extraordinary civic leaders like Kevin Zeese. He was super-passionate for justice for all and he had deep substantive knowledge about the law, the political economy and the environment. Kevin linked this knowledge to bold organizing and relentlessly put many elevating forces in motion that will continue and…

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By Ralph Nader September 4, 2020 Why can’t the Democratic Party landslide the serial corporate criminal and government outlaw Donald Trump? He is a servant of Wall Street and, by his deeds favoring the powerful, a proven “enemy of the people.” Why has the Democratic Party been losing again and again at the federal and…

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