Stories by Ralph Nader

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Posted on: Aug 12, 2017, Source: Truthdig

Let's start with teaching civic skills and actions.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Is Jeff Bezos laughing his way to world dominance?

Posted on: May 25, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The assumption that a “tough on crime” approach will reduce addiction and abuse has been proven wrong and misguided.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2016, Source: City Lights

Again and again the tension between commercial imperialism and an ethical life has played out dramatically in American history.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Credit cards lay the groundwork for daily privacy invasion.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

'Go for it' may well enter the minds of corporations who consider spying on nonprofits.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2014, Source: Huffington Post

Why is the Democratic Party shooting itself in the foot on popular issues like raising the minimum wage?

Posted on: Nov 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Canadian style single-payer healthcare is simple, affordable, comprehensive and universal—dream on, America.

Posted on: May 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Killing innocent men, women and children abroad creates blowback that lasts for generations.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Republicans are indentured to the worst of their corporate paymasters.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2008, Source:

Corporations have essentially become the government, and now they're bellying up to the bar.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2008, Source:

The assault on regulation over the past quarter century caused a mortgage collapse that is producing hundreds of thousands of foreclosures.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2008, Source:

Everyone in Washington knows that the big, subsidized oil industry has Congress over a barrel.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2007, Source:

This overall persistence of corporate intransigence needs to be kept in mind as the blizzard of green announcements by companies continues.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2007, Source:

This August marks the 60th anniversary of the Taft-Hartley Act, one of the corporate Right's great blows to American democracy.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2007, Source:

Is Detroit involved in corporate pay-ola for radio talkers?

Posted on: Jan 5, 2004, Source: AlterNet

What this viewer wants most in 2004 is a media that focuses on what is right for the country, not for the Bush administration.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The failure of show to gain high ratings was a result of the incompetence of the corporate execs and not Donahue's liberal politics.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2000, Source:

Ralph Nader gave the following address to campaign staff and supporters gathered at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on election night. Final election results had not been counted, but it was clear that the Green Party would not acheive its desired 5 percent of the popular vote.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2000, Source: AlterNet

"In 1980, the U.S. Congress passed a law to protect adults who prey on children. Public Law 96-252 prohibits the FTC from enacting rules that would protect the nation's children from commercial advertising. This law is corporate power incarnate, and Congress ought to repeal it."