Ralph Nader famously argues against choosing between the lesser of two evils, but did you know that between the current president and the last, he might consider the lesser evil to be George W. Bush?
Ralph Nader’s descent from being one of the most respected and powerful men in the country to being a pariah illustrates the totality of the corporate coup.
The illegal wars and occupations, the largest transference of wealth upward in American history and the egregious assault on civil liberties, all begun under George W. Bush, raise only a flicker of tepid protest from liberals when propagated by the Democrats.
Ralph Nader describes his new book as a "practical utopia" His quixotic answer to Ayn Rand’s "Atlas Shrugged," it is a window into the world the consumer advocate and independent presidential candidate wishes he could create" His quixotic answer to Ayn Rand’s "Atlas Shrugged".
“Something is broken,” Ralph Nader said when I reached him at his family home in Connecticut “We are not at the Bangladesh level in terms of passivity, but we are getting there"“Something is broken,” Ralph Nader said".
Tomorrow I will go to a polling station in Princeton, N.J., and vote for Ralph Nader. I know the tired arguments against a Nader vote. But there is little disagreement among liberals and progressives about the Nader and Obama campaign issues. Nader would win among us in a landslide if this was based on issues.
In his third consecutive presidential campaign, Ralph Nader still believes the similarities between the major-party candidates outweigh the differences, a sentiment captured in this Nader campaign Web ad.
The lobbyists and corporate lawyers, the heads of financial firms and the crooks who control Wall Street, all those who spent the last three decades assuring us that government was part of the problem and should get out of the way, are now busy looting the U.S. treasury.
Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges argues in the Philadelphia Inquirer that Ralph Nader may not win, but "[h]e is the only candidate who has not lined his pockets with tens of millions of dollars of corporate campaign money, [not] talked out of both sides of his mouth about the war in Iraq, NAFTA and health care, and has dedicated his life to battling the corporations who make war on working men and women."