Ralph Nader
Watch Out for Big Corporations and Dangerous Politicians Breaking Our Established Norms
Fri, 12 Aug 2022 18:18:25 +0000
By Ralph Nader August 12, 2022 Norms, in a society or culture, are the accepted ways of behavior we grow up observing and learning in our everyday lives. Norms are rarely backed up by laws, though...
Statement by Ralph Nader On Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD) technology
Wed, 10 Aug 2022 15:51:43 +0000
August 10, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tesla’s major deployment of so-called Full Self-Driving (FSD) technology is one of the most dangerous and irresponsible actions by a car company in...
To the New York Times – “We Thought We Knew Ye”
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 18:35:59 +0000
By Ralph Nader August 5, 2022 In 1980 we produced a report titled How to Appraise and Improve Your Daily Newspaper: A Manual for Readers, authored by David Bollier, one of our precocious interns, who...
Callers say – “Can’t Get Through” – Callees say – “Don’t Want to Let Them Through”
Thu, 28 Jul 2022 13:13:09 +0000
By Ralph Nader July 28, 2022 Most of us play both roles of the Caller and Callee. Guess which role rules£ The Callee. I’ve lost count of how many older adults tell me, week after week, how hard it...
Weaning the State Department from War-making to Peaceful Robust Diplomacy
Fri, 22 Jul 2022 16:07:32 +0000
By Ralph Nader July 22, 2022 Other than being an adjunct booster of overseas Pentagon military operations and refortifying its vulnerable embassies, what does the U.S. State Department stand for and...
Students, Campuses and Dominant Corporate Power
Sat, 16 Jul 2022 09:25:15 +0000
By Ralph Nader July 16, 2022 When it comes to corporate power and control over their lives, now and into the future, today’s college students are perilously dormant. When it comes to putting...
U.S. China Policy: A Perilous Arms Race Instead of Waging Critical Cooperation
Mon, 11 Jul 2022 12:00:44 +0000
By Ralph Nader July 11, 2022 Did the Biden officials know what they were doing when they announced a broad expansion of export controls on China£ China is the world’s second-largest economy, which...
How Can Dictators Control So Many Millions of People£
Fri, 01 Jul 2022 20:08:48 +0000
By Ralph Nader July 1, 2022 How do dictators manage for decades to control 1.4 billion (China) or 146 million (Russia) people and on down to other smaller totalitarian regimes£ Answer: one power...
The Continuing Damages from Corporate-Managed so-called Free Trade
Fri, 24 Jun 2022 13:42:21 +0000
By Ralph Nader June 24, 2022 The great progressive Harvard economist and prolific best-selling author, John Kenneth Galbraith, wrote that “Ideas may be superior to vested interest. They are also...
Re: “Justice Thomas Should Take a Long Look in the Mirror” NY Times, May 15, 2022
Sat, 18 Jun 2022 02:21:07 +0000
To the Editor: Re: “Justice Thomas Should Take a Long Look in the Mirror”. Maybe the Democrats should take a look in the mirror. They confirmed Thomas’s nomination in 1991 by a vote...
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