Tag Archives: Ralph Nader

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 ...

Ralph Nader: Why Did the Democrats Have a Bad Election Day?

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. 

Apart From Defeating Trump, Why Did The Democrats Have A Bad Election Day?… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Corporatist Judge Barrett – Two More Senate Abstentions Needed to Stop Trump

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 last week on his website Nader.org. 

In a 1995 book review published in the University of Chicago Law Review, Elena Kagan (now Justice Kagan) wrote about judicial nominees avoiding disclosing their views on legal issues.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Ginsburg Institute for Justice Needed for Our Depleted Democracy

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 last week on his website Nader.org. 

Jean Monnet – a founder of the European Union once said: “Nothing is possible without men, but nothing is lasting without institutions.”… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Why Do Americans Give Away So Much Control to Corporations?

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 last week on his website Nader.org. 

The American people own most of the wealth – private and public – and most of the information in the country.… Read more ...

Book Review: Call the Exterminator!

Subscribers to the email updates for Nader.org, received the following review yesterday of Ralph Nader’s latest release, the fictional The Day the Rats Vetoed Congress:

Congress is infested with rats!

In this heavily illustrated fable written by the influential public advocate Ralph Nader, rats invade Congress — and the citizens revolt!

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Ralph Nader: Needed: Indicators for Measuring Injustice and Societal Decay

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. 

Economic indicators – data points, trends, and micro-categories – are the widgets of the big information industry.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Fed Guarantees Unproductive Debt and Perilous Speculation

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 yesterday on his website Nader.org. 

The Federal Reserve Board – our unaccountable Central Bank – needs more citizen and Congressional supervision.… Read more ...