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Ralph Nader is one of America's most effective social critics. Named by The Atlantic as one of the 100 most influential figures in American history, and by Time and Life magazines as one of the hundred most influential Americans of the twentieth century, his documented criticism of government and industry has had widespread effect on public awareness and bureaucratic power. He is the "U.S.'s toughest customer" says Time magazine. His inspiration and example have galvanized a whole population of consumer advocates, citizen activists, and public interest lawyers who in turn have established their own organizations throughout the country.
(4 comments) SHARE Friday, September 18, 2020 Why Do Americans Give Away So Much Control to Corporations?
The American people own most of the wealth - private and public - and most of the information in the country. The top one percent do not.
The American people have most of the power in the country. The top one percent do not.
These assertions may surprise you, because the top one percent and the giant corporations work overtime to control what you own.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, September 14, 2020 Trump's Broken Promises to His Voters - He Didn't Deliver!
The list of broken promises could fill volumes. Compare Trump's words and deeds and misdeeds. "We will honor the American people with the truth and nothing else." Over 20,000 false or misleading statements so far by the Washington Post's reliable count.
(2 comments) SHARE Saturday, March 21, 2020 The Federal Reserve Dictatorship Runs Amok Against Savers
The Fed decides in secret the fate of the monetary policy, which includes the interest rates paid on your savings. There are no public hearings or open dockets for submission of views. No real explanations by the Fed; just dictates. It is a government of its own inside our government the epitome of corporate socialism.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Trump vs. Sanders -- Comparisons for Voters
Trump has made over 16,000 false or misleading claims since January 2017. Bernie bluntly tells the truth. Trump is a bigot/racist who uses dog whistles to promote, implement, and enforce racist policies. Bernie is a civil rights fighter going back to the nineteen sixties.
SHARE Saturday, February 22, 2020 Three Major News Stories That Need To Be Exposed
There is so much bribery cash in Afghanistan that to stop the flow would seriously affect their shaky economy.
Bribery is a two-way street -- the briber and the bribee. Secret payments and bribes have often backfired against U.S. foreign policies in many undesirable ways.
(5 comments) SHARE Saturday, February 8, 2020 The Vengeful, Lawless, Corporate Toady Trump Explodes
After his Senate acquittal, Clinton spoke for only two minutes on television and he used his time to express regret and apologize. Trump exploded with rage, vindictiveness, and plans for revenge. His unseemly outburst at the annual National Prayer Breakfast smashed all precedent.
SHARE Thursday, December 12, 2019 Donald Trump's Big Abuses of Power Demand a Big Impeachment
Impeachment and removal of the president for "high crimes and misdemeanors" was conceived as a preemptive safeguard against an incumbent who, by words and by deeds, has evinced an intent to vandalize the Constitution in violation of the presidential oath of office.