Tag Archives: Ralph Nader

MAPPED: Which Green Reigns Supreme?

Our favorite Twitter mapmaker Nick (@Mill226) has been graciously allowing us to republish some of his maps here on IPR. If you find these kinds of visualizations interesting, you should definitely follow him on Twitter.

As a special commission for IPR, we’ve asked Nick to do a set of maps comparing the Green Party’s showings in presidential elections from 1996 to 2020.… Read more ...

Live From New York, It’s Third Party SNL!

Third party and independent candidates have occasionally been featured on Saturday Night Live over the years, most notably during the 1992 and 1996 elections when Dana Carvey appeared numerous time as Ross Perot.

Just for fun, I’ve compiled a collection of some of the more notable sketches that I thought might be of interest to IPR readers.… Read more ...

MAPPED: Libertarians vs. Greens (1996-2020)

IPR’s favorite map maker Nick (@Mill226) has created an interesting match-up that combines the vote total for Libertarian presidential campaigns and the combined Green/Nader vote from 1996-2020 U.S. presidential elections. During this time period the Libertarians polled approximately 9.4 million votes to around 7.4 million for the Greens/Nader, a 56-44 margin.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Corporations Out of Control, Have Become ‘Electronic Child Molesters with Few Pursuing Sheriffs’

In a blistering new editorial, consumer advocate and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader paints a bleak picture of the current state of the commonwealth.

Nader charges that corporations have become, in many cases, more powerful than the government and that they are routinely flaunting and manipulating laws for their own gain.… Read more ...

Nader Calls on Merrick Garland to Prosecute Trump for ‘Fermenting’ Insurrection

Legendary consumer advocate, author and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader is calling on Attorney General Merrick Garland to prosecute former president Donald Trump for his role in the January 6 riot.

“Today is the one year anniversary of the insurrection against Congress fermented by then-president Donald J. Trump,” Nader tweeted. “That was a major crime under federal law.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: New Book Highlights Ways to Rebound Our Historic Postal Service

by Ralph Nader at Nader.org:

The preventable plight of the U.S. Postal Service, with its over 30,000 post offices, is an important issue for all Americans.  When President Donald J. Trump’s donor and henchman Louis DeJoy became postmaster general in 2020, he started to dismantle the agency.  Thousands of citizens responded by participating in demonstrations that revealed a deep civic commitment to preserving the people’s post office.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Inside Bezos – A Five-Year Old Boy – Outside, A Cunning Extraterrestrial Profiteer

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, sent the following fictional account last week to his e-mail subscribers.

Jeff Bezos touched down after his 10 minutes, 10 second vertical 66 mile zoom above Earth.… Read more ...

Barry Commoner: The Progressive Ecologist

Barry Commoner, environmental pioneer, dies at 95 | Obituaries | stltoday.com

On this day 103 years ago, ecologist Barry Commoner was born. Commoner was not primarily known for his political activism, but his primary job as a cellular biologist influenced his political outlook in regards to the rising concerns regarding the environment.

Being dissatisfied with the Carter administrations lackluster response to environmental concerns, Commoner decided to create a new political party to bring these concerns to light called The Citizens Party.… Read more ...

From the Desk of Ralph Nader: Tort Law Explained with Cartoons

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, sent the following yesterday to his e-mail subscribers.

In a new video feature for Politico, Pulitzer Prize-winning American political cartoonist Matt Wuerker adds his unique artistic flair to an explanation of tort law.… Read more ...

Former Green Party Member, Senator Kyrsten Sinema, Helps Kill Minimum Wage Amendment

Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, who was a member of the Green Party before 2004, was one of seven Senate Democrats (and one Independent) who voted with all 50 Republicans today to kill debate on consideration of an increase in the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.  The motion was to amend the Coronavirus Relief package, which is currently before the Senate. … Read more ...

Ralph Nader: New Auto Safety Report Demands Biden Strengthen Federal Programs Now

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Independent presidential candidate and Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Independent presidential candidate and Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, published the following editorial yesterday on his website Nader.org.

Today the New York Times rediscovered its previous auto safety news beat that blossomed in the 1960s after my book, Unsafe at Any Speed (1965) caused an uproar in Detroit.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Go Vote for a Long Overdue Raise!

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Independent presidential candidate and Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Independent presidential candidate and the Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, published the following editorial today on his website Nader.org. 

Lots of people have Georgia and its crucial two Senate runoff elections next Tuesday on their minds.… Read more ...