Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader is a consumer advocate and the author, most recently, of The Seventeen Solutions: Bold Ideas for Our American Future. His new book, Wrecking America: How Trump’s Lies and Lawbreaking Betray All, co-authored with Mark Green, is out next month.

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President Donald Trump appears at a rally on the eve before the South Carolina primary on February 28, 2020 in North Charleston, South Carolina. The Trump administration is coming under increased criticism from democrats for not doing enough to prepare America for the Coronavirus. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Views
Saturday, February 29, 2020
American Fuhrer: Delusionary, Dictatorial Donald Trump Is Drunk on Power
Delusionary, dictatorial Donald Trump is drunk on power. Trump’s monarchical and lawless actions are a clear and present subversion of our Republic and its Constitution. As soon as the impeachment trial ended and Trump was acquitted by the Senate’s supine Republican courtiers (except for Senator...
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Saturday, February 22, 2020
Three Major News Stories That Need To Be Exposed
The news is filled with stories about President Trump and his predecessors imposing sanctions on other countries, their officials, and other prominent persons. But the media rarely spells out exactly what these sanctions are, the intermediaries who enforce them, the impacts they have on innocent...
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Vice President Henry Wallace (left) with President Franklin D. Roosevelt. (Photo: Library of Congress) Views
Saturday, February 15, 2020
“Democratic Socialism” – Bring it on Corporate Socialists!
Crooked Donald Trump, the erstwhile failed gambling czar and corporate welfare king, is assailing Bernie Sanders for his “radical socialism.” How ludicrous given Trump’s three-year giveaway of taxpayer assets and authorities to giant corporations – a perfect portrait of crony capitalism. Others are...
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Saturday, February 08, 2020
The Vengeful, Lawless, Corporate Toady Trump Explodes
The day after his acquittal by the Republican Party in a trial that banned witnesses, the unhinged Donald Trump gloated for over an hour on all the television networks. Trump flattered his courtiers, one by one, and fulminated against his Congressional adversaries, Hillary Clinton and ex-FBI chief...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) embrace after the Democratic Presidential Debate at the Fox Theatre July 30, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. Views
Saturday, February 01, 2020
It Should Be Easy to Defeat Trump, But Corporate Democrats Look Ready and Willing to Blow It
It is remarkable how the Democratic Presidential candidates allow themselves to be pigeon-holed by the media as "moderate," "centrist," "extreme," "left-wing," and other abstract fact-deprived nomenclature. It is also astonishing that the Democratic operatives have made something called "...
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Speaker Pelosi missed known opportunities to throw the Republicans on the defensive in the Senate and tie them up in knots. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Views
Friday, January 24, 2020
Pelosi's Choice: Enough for Trump's Impeachment But Short of Going All Out for His Removal
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has her reasons for limiting her impeachment articles to offenses stemming from the abuses and violations related to Ukraine. Unfortunately, she declined to pursue a broader impeachment approach that recognizes multiple provable, serious violations of the Constitution...
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Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts arrives to the Senate chamber for impeachment proceedings at the U.S. Capitol on January 16, 2020 in Washington, DC. On Thursday, the House impeachment managers read the articles of impeachment against President Trump in the Senate chamber and Roberts sworn in every senator for the trial. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Views
Friday, January 17, 2020
Let Chief Justice John Roberts Cut the Gordian Knot of Trump's Impeachment Trial
The competing Republican and Democratic positions over the nature of the Senate trial of the House passed articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump are intensifying. The Constitution foresaw the partisanship that would likely animate the impeachment of the President in designating...
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Activists of the group Remove Trump stand in-line during a “Swarm the Senate” protest at Senate Russell Office Building January 13, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The group held the event to call on the removal of U.S. President Donald Trump from office. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Making America Dread Again! Trump Is an Unparalleled Threat to Safety and Security
Dear President Trump: The disabling and dismantling of the federal health and safety agencies under your cruel command has been leaving a trail of American fatalities, injuries, and property destruction without precedent even among past Republican Administrations. Your criminal negligence toward...
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A child participant seen during the rally. Dozens of protesters take part in a rally called "Swarm the Senate" in the Hart Senate Office Building urging action to "impeach, remove, indict and jail" President Trump. (Photo: Michael Brochstein / Echoes Wire / Barcroft Media via Getty Images) Views
Thursday, January 09, 2020
Democrats Need to Rip Off the Mask of Timidity and Impeach Trump on All Counts
Many Americans have forecasted that the outlaw Donald Trump will commit even more illegal acts to increasing his support in the 2020 presidential year. Remember Wag the Dog , a film about using a fabricated war to draw attention away from presidential misdeeds. Those Americans have been proven...
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U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California, announces a formal impeachment inquiry of US President Donald Trump on September 24, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Views
Wednesday, January 01, 2020
Ralph Nader Letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi
In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi I, together with Constitutional Law scholars Louis Fisher and Bruce Fein, proposed that the Senate allow Chief Justice John Roberts to prescribe impeachment trial procedures—subject to...
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