Ralph Nader has run for President of the United States with the Green Party, and more recently as an independent. This message is at the nader.org website, and was also sent out as an e-mail announcement:
Kimberly Wilder writes: I am following the Occupy Wall Street protests closely at my other blog, onthewilderside.com, where it is more on topic. Though, of course, when there is a big demonstration, political issues arise. So, wanted to share some third party allusions which have been made.
Ralph Nader has run for President of the United States with the Green Party, and more recently, as an independent candidate. Nader recently posted an excellent piece of commentary on the Tar Sands Arrests at The White House…
Tar Sands Arrests on Obama’s Doorstep
by Ralph Nader, Reader Supported News / August 30, 2011
his is the second week of protests, led by Bill McKibben, in front of the White House demanding that President Barack Obama reject a proposed 1700 mile pipeline transporting the dirtiest oil from Alberta, Canada through fragile ecologies down to the Gulf Coast refineries.
Ralph Nader ran for President with the Green Party, and more recently as an independent candidate. Below is an excerpt from a 7/28/2011 post at Nader’s nonpartisan website. It is an Open Letter he wrote to the heads of Standard and Poor’s, Moody’s Corp, and Fitch’s Ratings:
Now your lobbyists are pressing members of Congress to weaken further the provisions affecting rating agencies in the Dodd-Frank law in ways that will raise the risk-consequences for the savings and investments of innocent people.
by Ralph Nader / 4-22-11
It is time to apply the standard of patriotism to the U.S. multinational corporations and demand that they pledge allegiance to the United States and “the Republic for which is stands…. with liberty and justice for all.” This July 4, 2011 would be good day for Americans to demand such a corporate commitment.
The unfolding multiple nuclear reactor catastrophe in Japan is prompting overdue attention to the 104 nuclear plants in the United States—many of them aging, many of them near earthquake faults, some on the west coast exposed to potential tsunamis.
Nuclear power plants boil water to produce steam to turn turbines that generate electricity.… Read more ...
from Ballot Access News
Briefing Schedule Set in Nader Lawsuit Against Democratic National Committee for 2004 Behavior
February 16th, 2011
The Maine Supreme Court has set a briefing schedule in Nader v Maine Democratic Party, et al, case no. washington-county-10-678. This is the tort lawsuit filed in 2009 in which Nader argues that the Democratic National Committee and its allies, in 2004, filed meritless challenges to his ballot access petitions, and engaged in dirty tricks against his circulators.… Read more ...
Ralph Nader has run for President of the United States as a Green Party candidate, and more recently as an independent. The message below was sent out as an e-mail announcement to Nader lists, and also appears on his nonpartisan website,www.nader.org.
Pharmaceutical Industry Fraud
By Ralph Nader / Monday, December 27.… Read more ...
In The Public Interest
Wikimania and the First Amendment
By Ralph Nader 12/20/2010
Thomas Blanton, the esteemed director of the National Security Archive at George Washington University described Washington’s hyper-reaction to Wikileaks’ transmission of information to some major media in various countries as “Wikimania.”
In testimony before the House Judiciary Committee last Thursday, Blanton urged the Justice Department to cool it.… Read more ...