Tag Archives: Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader’s New Book Urges Liberals to Back Rand Paul

Ralph Nader.


Posted to The Week

By Bill Scher | May 1, 2014

This week, Ralph Nader returned to the political stage with a new book, Unstoppable, whose triumphant subtitle is The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State. To kick off his publicity tour, he has argued that liberals should “definitely” impeach President Barack Obama, abandon the “international militarist” Hillary Clinton, and instead embrace Sen.Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Stopping Cleveland’s Corporate Freeloaders

Ralph Nader

(The following was originally posted on Ralph Nader’s blog.)

On May 6th, Cleveland taxpayers will go to the polls to vote on Issue 7. A novote will prevent an increase in taxpayer money to the already subsidized, big league sports arenas. A yes vote will reaffirm taxpayer servitude to arrogant corporatists and their cruel, twisted mistreatment of that struggling city.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: The Fukushima Secrecy Syndrome – From Japan to America

Photo from AP

Posted to Common Dreams .
January 24, 2014

Last month, the ruling Japanese coalition parties quickly rammed through Parliament a state secrets law. We Americans better take notice.

Under its provisions the government alone decides what are state secrets and any civil servants who divulge any “secrets” can be jailed for up to 10 years.… Read more ...

Nader appears on local ballot

Ralph Nader’s name showed up in local news for Long Island, New York. In a disputed local election, one of the contested ballots had a message about Nader scribbled on it.

from Newsday
Ralph Nader named on disputed ballot
December 6, 2013

The name of consumer advocate Ralph Nader made a surprise appearance Friday during a court hearing on disputed Brookhaven [Suffolk County, Long Island, New York] election ballots.

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Nader to Obama: You Cannot Start a War by Yourself

Syria comments by Ralph Nader, who was the Green Party presidential candidate in 1996 and 2000, and an independent presidential candidate in 2004 and 2008.

(excerpt from) Nader.org
Obama: You Cannot Start a War by Yourself

Dear President Obama:

Before you decide to attack Syria, yet another Arab or Islamic country that does not threaten U.S.… Read more ...

The Punk Patriot: Thirteen Years Ago: Ralph Nader Super Rally in 2000 at Madison Square Garden

Posted on The Punk Patriot blog on May 30, 2013:

Thirteen Years Ago: Ralph Nader Super Rally in 2000 at Madison Square Garden

 I encourage you to watch the whole thing.

Nader talking about how we can/must fight back against:
Monsanto, racial profiling, student debt, the drug war, corporate power, the corrupt Corporation on Presidential Debates, the growing wealth disparity, globalization, the crackdown on labor unions, the way the legal system is built by corporations to rip off poor people, the lack of public infrastructure that makes it impossible for millions of poor people to get to their jobs unless they own cars, factory farms, GMOs, the military industrial complex, and so on.This could have been filmed yesterday at something “Occupy” related.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: How Big Corporations Are Unpatriotic

Ralph Nader was the Green Party presidential candidate in 1996 and 2000 and an independent presidential candidate in 2004 and 2008.

Nader has published this commentary at his website, www.nader.org:

How Big Corporations Are Unpatriotic
Posted March 28, 2013
By Ralph Nader

Many giant profitable U.S. corporations are increasingly abandoning America while draining it at the same time.… Read more ...

Nov 4th Prez Debate in DC (and info for Nov 5th Debate)

Free & Equal Presidential Debate link – here –  scheduled for TONIGHT, Monday, November 5th at 9pm EST

Re: Nov 4th Debate in DC:
At onthewilderside, Ian Wilder has produced and posted exclusive interviews with 4 presidential candidates and moderator Ralph Nader.

Taped at the 11/4/12 third party debate moderated by Ralph Nader at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC, The candidates from four political parties – Gary Johnson (Libertarian), Jill Stein (Green), Virgil Goode (Constitution) and Rocky Anderson (Justice) met for a two-hour debate

Videos include:

Ralph Nader on How to Improve the Debate Process

Jill Stein on What is a Wasted Vote

Gary Johnson on Media Blackout of Non-corporate Candidates

Rocky Anderson on Needed Changes to Election System

Constitution Party presidential candidate Virgil Goode on Needed Changes to Election System

Photos of the DC event at onthewilderside Flickr:
Nader Presidential Debate photo gallery


Info on the upcoming, November 5th Free & Equal Debate:

Monday: November 5th
Free & Equal Debate

9pm to 10:30pm EST

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Ralph Nader to Moderate Final Presidential Debate on Nov. 4th

The following MEDIA RELEASE was posted at


earlier today.

For Immediate Release
October 25, 2012

What: Third Party Presidential Debate

When: Sunday, November 4, 2012
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

(Washington, D.C.) – The candidates* from four political parties – Gary Johnson (Libertarian), Jill Stein (Green), Virgil Goode (Constitution) and Rocky Anderson (Justice) – will meet for a two-hour debate on Sunday, November 4, 7:30 p.m.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Rigged Presidential “Debates” Amidst the Supine Media

By Ralph Nader at Nader.org:

The three upcoming so-called presidential debates (actually parallel interviews) between Obama and Romney show the pathetic mainstream campaign press for what it is – a mass of dittoheads desperately awaiting gaffes or some visual irregularity by any of the candidates. The press certainly does not demand elementary material from the candidates such as the secret debate contract negotiated by the Obama and Romney campaigns that controls the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), the campaigns’ corporate offspring.… Read more ...

Could Gary Johnson swing the election?

The Atlantic publishes an article on Libertarian Presidential nominee Gary Johnson, the third party candidates in the past, and how they can effect an election.

Having since left the GOP for the Libertarian Party—that loose, 40-year-old coalition of perpetually quarreling anti-statists and isolationists, Ayn Randians and Hayekians, goldbugs and black-helicopter­-fixated privacy fanatics—Johnson hopes to fashion a new voting bloc.

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Ralph Nader: Obama is a “War Criminal”

This link came to me on Facebook. It is a Mediaite article referencing a POLITICO interview:

When it comes to foreign policy issues, Ralph Nader gives Barack Obama a lower grade than for George W. Bush. Nader said that Obama’s expansion of Bush-era drone strikes and other foreign policy measures are more concerning under the current president because Obama “raised expectation levels” about changing the status quo before his election in a way that Bush never did.

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