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Why Do Americans Give Away So Much Control to Corporations?

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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Ralph Nader Statement About Kevin Zeese

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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A Memorable Statement to Contemplate

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

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Statement by Ralph Nader and Bruce Fein on Trump v. Mazars

The partial U.S. House of Representatives victory in the enforcement of four subpoenas for Trump and family financial records from third parties in Trump v. Mazars today in SCOTUS underscores the folly of congressional resort to federal courts in lieu of impeachment for defiance of subpoenas. The subpoenas were issued in April 2019. The SCOTUS…

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Nader on Biden

From “The Ralph Nader Radio Hour” Week of March 2, 2020 Why did Senator Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg suddenly drop out? They were all on the ballot on Super Tuesday and they suddenly dropped out. Well, they were contacted by the Democratic Party, the Democratic National Committee, by various people like Terry McAuliffe, the Clintons…

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Statement on Ex-Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich

President Trump declared his likely intention to commute the staggering 14 year sentence ex-Illinois Governor, Rod Blagojevich is serving for playing politics with a pending Senatorial choice to fill president-elect Obama’s seat. Blagojevich never received a bribe or kickback for his wire-tapped boastfulness about his power to choose the next Senator. Nine state Governors convicted…

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An Open Letter to the Environmental Community

May 3, 2019 To the Environmental Community: In 2003, political strategist Frank Luntz wrote a confidential Republican Party memo on what he called “the environmental communications battle.” In that memo, Luntz advised Republicans to change the words they used to meet their ends. “The scientific debate is closing but not yet closed,” he wrote. “There…

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Letter to Boeing’s Board of Directors

April 26, 2019 Mr. Robert Bradway, Mr. David Calhoun, Mr. Arthur Collins Jr., Mr. Kenneth Duberstein, Admiral Edmund Giambastiani Jr., Ms. Lynn Good, Mr. Lawrence Kellner, Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, Mr. Edward Liddy, Mr. Dennis Muilenburg, Ambassador Susan Schwab, Mr. Ronald Williams, and Mr. Mike Zafirovski Dear Directors: As you know, Boards of Directors have distinctly…

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Congressional Airline Survey

The following survey was sent to all members of Congress on May 2, 2018 and May 23, 2018. The letter below was sent with the May 23 mailing: Dear Member of Congress: On May 2, 2018, I sent a letter to Members of Congress, asking for transparency on any special perks and privileges granted by…

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Letters to NBC News Chairman Andrew Lack

February 25, 2019 Andrew LackChairman, NBC News 30 Rockefeller Center New York, NY 10112-0002 Dear Mr. Lack: As a baseball fan, I am writing you for the third time in the hope that you will accord me the courtesy of a considered response (attached are my two previous letters). There was a time years ago…

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