Stories by Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader is a consumer advocate, lawyer, and author. He was born in Winsted, Connecticut on February 27, 1934. In 1955 Ralph Nader received an AB magna cum laude from Princeton University, and in 1958 he received a LLB with distinction from Harvard University. subscribe to Ralph Nader's feed

Posted on: Nov 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Canadian style single-payer healthcare is simple, affordable, comprehensive and universal—dream on, America.

Posted on: May 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Killing innocent men, women and children abroad creates blowback that lasts for generations.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Republicans are indentured to the worst of their corporate paymasters.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2008, Source: Nader.org

Corporations have essentially become the government, and now they're bellying up to the bar.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2008, Source: Nader.org

The assault on regulation over the past quarter century caused a mortgage collapse that is producing hundreds of thousands of foreclosures.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2008, Source: Nader.org

Everyone in Washington knows that the big, subsidized oil industry has Congress over a barrel.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2007, Source: Nader.org

This overall persistence of corporate intransigence needs to be kept in mind as the blizzard of green announcements by companies continues.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2007, Source: Nader.org

This August marks the 60th anniversary of the Taft-Hartley Act, one of the corporate Right's great blows to American democracy.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2007, Source: Nader.org

Is Detroit involved in corporate pay-ola for radio talkers?

Posted on: Jan 5, 2004, Source: AlterNet

What this viewer wants most in 2004 is a media that focuses on what is right for the country, not for the Bush administration.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The failure of show to gain high ratings was a result of the incompetence of the corporate execs and not Donahue's liberal politics.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2000, Source: WorkingForChange.com

Ralph Nader gave the following address to campaign staff and supporters gathered at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on election night. Final election results had not been counted, but it was clear that the Green Party would not acheive its desired 5 percent of the popular vote.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2000, Source: AlterNet

"Imagine the new voices that could flourish on local, low-power radio stations -- service and advocacy groups, universities, community and civic organizations, ethnic groups, arts organizations, seniors groups. They could really liven up the radio dial. They could give us some choices." In this timely column, the always persuasive Ralph Nader urges the Federal Communications Commission to authorize the operation of non-commercial low-power FM radio stations.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2000, Source: AlterNet

"In 1980, the U.S. Congress passed a law to protect adults who prey on children. Public Law 96-252 prohibits the FTC from enacting rules that would protect the nation's children from commercial advertising. This law is corporate power incarnate, and Congress ought to repeal it."