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Ten Million Americans Could Bring H.R. 676 into Reality Land—Relief for Anxiety, Dread and Fear

By Ralph Nader March 22, 2018 Polls show that over 125 million adults in our country already favor full Medicare for all, with free choice of doctor and hospital without stifling networks. I say ‘already’ because, as of yet, there is no major national campaign underway showing that an ‘everybody in, nobody out’ system of…

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An Open Letter To Barack Obama

President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20005 January 18, 2017   Dear President Obama: I listened to your farewell address to the nation on C-Span radio (January 10, 2017) and read the text in its entirety. Its strength lies in recounting basic values of a civil society, the struggle…

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An Open Letter to Nancy Pelosi

Representative Nancy Pelosi House Minority Leader United States House of Representatives 233 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 January 17, 2017 Dear Representative Pelosi:   I see you were quoted in The Hill newspaper recently (“Pelosi Rips GOP for Cut and Run Strategy on Obamacare,” by Mike Lillis, January 12, 2017) saying that you…

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Ready for the Jawboning Presidency of Donald Trump

January 3, 2017 By Ralph Nader All signs point to Donald Trump becoming a jawboning president without equal in American history. That is, jawboning by exerting rhetorical bombast focused on people, corporations and institutions, with massive media propulsion behind the very personal presidency he will establish. It will be a natural daily extension of his…

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Your Safety and Your Congress in 1965 and Now

The 50th anniversary of my book, Unsafe at Any Speed, which analysts associate with the launch of the modern consumer movement, prompts comparisons between 1965 and 2015. The life-saving impact of the book through the highway and auto safety laws Congress passed in 1966, creating an auto safety enforcement agency to lift up safety standards…

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Unsafe At Any Speed – Fiftieth Anniversary

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 book focused on the faulty rear suspension system of the General Motors Corvair, This defect could cause the Corvair to skid violently and roll over. The corporate negligence…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Statement by Ralph Nader on GM Deferred Prosecution

September 17, 2015 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement by Ralph Nader on GM Deferred Prosecution Letting off General Motors — this homicidal fugitive from justice — once again desecrates the memory of over 100 victims and counting of General Motors criminality. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara and Attorney General Loretta Lynch have engaged in reverse…

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Enough! Stop More Giant Truck-Trailers on Your Highways

Are you one of the millions of people in the United States who drives a car every day? How do you react to the trucking industry, whose lobbyists with ample campaign cash swarm over Congress, pressing for a rider to a transportation appropriations bill to be passed to overturn laws in 39 states that currently…

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Columbia Journalism Review Launches Annual Review of the White House Press Corps Funded by the Helen Thomas Fund

March 17, 2015 Columbia Journalism Review Launches Annual Review of the White House Press Corps Funded by the Helen Thomas Fund The Columbia Journalism Review has established the Helen Thomas Fund to support the annual publication of a substantial article to assess the performance of the White House Press Corps based on pertinent interviews, briefings,…

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New Sports Expose: Changes Needed In All Directions

Make no mistake about it, sports are important. That’s true if for no other reason than the fact that sports absorb billions of hours of people’s time – at all ages.   Whatever you think about sports, they’re clearly important for that reason alone. Sports are also important because they have become a multibillion-dollar industry, one…

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