Tag Archives: Nader

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 makes a list of potential presidential candidates

(excerpt from) Politico
Ralph Nader pines for Michael Bloomberg, Jim Hightower, others
By Alexander Burns | 10/11/11 12:46 PM EDT

…In a video interview, Nader said Bloomberg’s money would make it possible for him to take a stand against the two-party system…

“I’d like to see Bloomberg run. I’d like to see Jim Hightower run.

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Ralph Nader comments on Occupy Wall Street

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:

Rumble from the people
by Ralph Nader

Inside the barricading bubbles surrounding the Wall Street plutocrats and the Washington oligarchs who service them, there must be worry.… Read more ...

Third Party talk at Occupy Wall Street protest

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.

The group that started the demonstration is Adbusters: here.Read more ...

Green Party member writes opinion piece about NY Times coverage

How many wrong things can you find in the NYT paragraph about US Green Party?

An opinion piece by Ian Wilder of onthewilderside.com

The New York Times did a positive article about the German Green Party‘s growth titled Greens Gain in Germany, and the World Takes Notice. In the article, the Times takes a paragraph to explain why the US Green Party has not had similar success.… Read more ...

Nader Comments on: Tar Sands Arrests, Obama, Environmentalists, Green Party, etc.

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.

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Nader’s warnings to rating agencies

Via onthewilderside.com
Published at Nader.org

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.

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Nader: Apply the standard of patriotism to the U.S. multinational corporations

from Nader.org:

Stripmining America-Unpatriotically
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.

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Nuclear Nightmare: Ralph Nader comments on crisis in Japan, and nuclear energy in the US

from Nader.org

Nuclear Nightmare
by Ralph Nader
3-18-11

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 ...

Nader still addressing 2004 ballot access injustice: Update on lawsuit in Maine

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 ...

Nader names names concerning pharmaceutical industry fraud

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 ...

Nader comments: Wikimania and the First Amendment

Posted at votenader.org

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 ...