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As presidential candidates like Ralph Nader and Ross Perot have shown in the past, a third-party candidate can profoundly impact a presidential contest even drawing only a fraction of the general election vote in a few key states. "I'm not ruling that out either," Flake said. "There are going to be a lot of other ...
In the 1960s, after some prodding from Ralph Nader, government regulators began a major push for safer cars. Which made University of Chicago economist Sam Peltzman wonder just how much safer these innovations made us. Specifically, he wondered about what economists call “moral hazard” — our ...

As a result of our column's plea to Consumer Advocate Ralph Nader, Nader sent an urgent message to Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol, Chair of the Assembly's Standing Committee on Codes, on February 28, 2018, urging the adoption of A-1582 (whose Senate version is S-2928), the “Rear Seat Belt Law.
Thank you for alerting me to movement of the pending rear seat belt requirement bill, Assembly Bill (A.) 1582, sponsored by Assemblyman Walter Mosely (D-57). I understand there is a similar bill pending in the Senate, Senate Bill (S.) 2928, sponsored by Senator Martin Malave Dilan (D-18). Please see the ...
Ever wonder how the television, radio and newspaper people select whom they are going to interview or get quotes from when they are reporting the news or producing a feature? I do. What I've learned is that they go to guests that are connected with the established powers—such as think tanks in ...

On my weekly radio show, I recently interviewed Liam McCormack, the head of testing for Consumer Reports, a resource and monthly magazine with seven million print and online subscribers. It has always been a wonder to me why 70,000,000 people don't take advantage of this honest, nonprofit testing ...
''If you drink water today, you are feeling the effects of David Zwick,'' said consumer advocate Ralph Nader, who 50 years ago lured Mr. Zwick from Harvard Law School to his burgeoning, whistle-blowing band of watchdog-critics of government and industry. Advertisement. After Nader spoke to students at ...

Seeking to capitalize on the Republicans' disarray, public cruelty and Trumpitis, the Democratic Party is gearing up for the Congressional elections of 2018. Alas, party leaders are likely to enlist the same old cast and crew. The Democratic National Committee and their state imitators are raising money from ...
The Heritage Foundation, with an annual budget nearing $90 million a year (including over $1 million for the salary of its president), calls itself conservative, but more often than not it practices the kind of corporatism dear to the impulses of President Trump. The Washington-based “think tank/lobbying firm” ...
Ever wonder how the television, radio and newspaper people select whom they are going to interview or get quotes from when they are reporting the news or producing a feature? I do. What I've learned is that they go to guests that are connected with the established powers — such as think tanks in ...
Ralph Nader's career of political activism has spanned more than 50 years and continues today with the passion that has been his hallmark. In an interview before his lecture at Sonoma State University, Nader, now 84, remained an unwavering advocate of the people against big corporations and ...


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