Tag Archives: Nader

Nader says: Bernie Sanders is a majority of one

from nader.org
In the Public Interest
Majority of One

By Ralph Nader

On Friday, December 10, 2010, Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent Socialist, of Vermont, came of age. At last. With just about the best progressive voting record, Senator Sanders has nonetheless been an underachiever in the minds of those Americans who marveled at his tenure as mayor of Burlington, Vt.… Read more ...

11/2/2010: Ralph Nader makes Election Day appearance on Democracy Now!

Democracy Now!, a Pacifica Radio program that broadcasts on stations including WBAI 99.5FM in New York City, has announced via Twitter and FaceBook that Ralph Nader will be a guest on their show for Tuesday, November 2, 2010. Moments after the morning taping, DN! will usually have a rush transcript and/or video posted at its website.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: ‘Democrats’ Corporate Cocoon’

By Ralph Nader at Nader.org:

It is astonishing how many Democrats in the past three months have been making the worst case scenario for their prospects in the November mid-term Congressional elections. Do they believe that the most craven Republican Party in history needs their help in such a self-fulfilling prophecy?… Read more ...

John Murphy on ‘Nadering Kucinich’

Independent candidate for Congress in 2008 and former Green Party member John Murphy writes in Dissident Voice,

The Democrat Party is just another voice of the corporate elite that is trying to control America. It does not want us to have any choices other than the corporate candidates and it will do its best to slander and malign even men like Ralph Nader who has done more for this nation in the past 40 years than any 30 presidents in the last 200 years!

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Green Party activist Ian Wilder comments on Kucinich and health care

My co-blogger, Ian Wilder, posted this at onthewilderside.com:

Is Kucinich just herding sheep to slaughter?

IW: While faux progressive sites like Daily Kos and MoveOn have threatened Kucinich for not voting for the toothless health insurance bill, independent media site like Black Agenda Report and Democracy Now! have lobbed softballs his way.

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PA DA indicts four more state employees for using public resources on campaigns

from Ballot Access News
Pennsylvania Attorney General Indicts Four More State Employees for Using Public Resources on Campaigns

December 19th, 2009

On December 15, the Pennsylvania Attorney General indicted four more Pennsylvania public employees or officials connected with the state legislature, for using public resources to help on election campaigns. One of those indicted is a legislator, Bill DeWeese, who is the House Democratic whip and who has been a Speaker of the House in the past.

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Nader lectures law students: some listening

The original article, which is worthwhile reading, was written for the The Connecticut Law Tribune and is at Law.com: here. In addition, the article was referred to on the blog below, a tax professor’s law blog. The full article includes Nader’s thoughts on the economy and education, Nader’s advice about student loans, and some student reaction to his presentation.… Read more ...

Theresa Amato, former Nader campaign manager, published in Harvard Law Record

from the HLR article bio:

Theresa Amato is a public interest lawyer and was national campaign manager and in-house counsel for Ralph Nader in 2000 and 2004. She, is a graduate of Harvard College and NYU Law, a former Wasserstein Fellow at Harvard Law School and an Institute of Politics Fellow at the Kennedy School.

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Nader in NY and NJ: Dec. 3rd-5th

From an e-mail announcement by Nader supporter Matthew Zawisky:

Ralph Nader will be speaking in Bronx, New York on this Thursday December 3rd and in Princeton and Lincroft, New Jersey this Saturday December 5th.

Ralph will be speaking and holding Q and A sessions about single payer national health insurance.… Read more ...

Nader’s open letter to President Obama: Advice on Afghanistan

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader has run for President of the US on the Green Party line, and most recently as an independent. The following open letter was posted at votenader.org, and also sent as an e-mail announcement:

Advice on Afghanistan
November 18, 2009

Dear President Obama,

You are nearing the day of decision as to whether you order the dispatch of more soldiers to Afghanistan.

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Ballot Access News watching Pennsylvania courts closely

Three recent posts about the Pennsylvania courts at Ballot Access News. The first one gives background into concerns about fairness towards third parties and ballot access.

from Ballot Access News
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Article on Pennsylvania Supreme Court
November 8th, 2009

The November 8 issue of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has this article about the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

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Scholarly Study Suggests Nader Helped Gore In 2000

from Ballot Access News
University of Iowa Publicizes Scholarly Study That Suggests Nader Helped Gore in 2000
September 29th, 2009

The June 2009 issue of the Journal of Marketing Research has an article, “Could Ralph Nader’s Entrance and Exit Have Helped Al Gore?”. The three authors are University of Iowa Professor William Hedgcock, Professor Akshay Rao of the University of Minnesota, and Professor Haipeng Chen of Texas A&M University.

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