McCumber's column did a big disservice -
McCumber's column did a big disserviceWiscNewsAlinsky's tactics for civil disobedience have been praised and adopted by both sides of the political spectrum, including Ralph Nader, Cesar Chavez, Barack Obama, Newt Gingrich and the tea party. He also depicted unions as being riddled with violence.
Posted on 4 August 2017 | 9:53 am
Ralph Nader: Can the world defend itself
Ralph Nader: Can the world defend itself from omnicide?Litchfield County TimesNotice how more frequently we hear scientists tell us that we're “wholly unprepared” for this peril or for that rising fatality toll? Turning away from such warnings may reduce immediate tension or anxiety, but only weakens the public awareness and ...
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 11:34 am
Ralph Nader's nonprofit looks to halt
Ralph Nader's nonprofit looks to halt NIH-backed heart attack studyBecker's Hospital ReviewPublic Citizen, a nonprofit consumer advocacy group founded by the political activist and former third-party presidential candidate Ralph Nader, is calling for a national heart attack study backed by the National Institutes of Health to be halted due ...
Posted on 2 August 2017 | 10:23 am
Ralph Nader's nonprofit wants to shut down
Kansas City StarRalph Nader's nonprofit wants to shut down heart attack study at St. Luke'sKansas City StarPublic Citizen, a consumer advocacy nonprofit founded by former third-party presidential candidate Ralph Nader, is calling for a halt to a national heart attack study that St. Luke's Hospital is participating in. The group says the study is unethical ...and more »
Posted on 31 July 2017 | 9:01 pm
Can the World Defend Itself from Omnicide? -
Common DreamsCan the World Defend Itself from Omnicide?Common Dreams"Turning away from such warnings may reduce immediate tension or anxiety," says Nader, "but only weakens the public awareness and distracts us from addressing the great challenges of our time, such as calamitous climate change, pandemics, and the rise ...
Posted on 27 July 2017 | 7:43 am
Plain Talk: Safety's at risk in highway
Ralph Nader, long an advocate of better highway safety, notes that in the last five years alone, fatalities from large-truck crashes have increased by 17 percent and injuries have jumped 28 percent. Every year, he maintains, there are 4,000 people killed ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:54 am
Time to start taking democratic action is
When U.S. consumer advocate Ralph Nader was in Hamilton two years ago, he suggested we greet each other with a new question: "How's your civic life?" We check in on each other in other ways but this simple salutation gets at the heart of our citizenry ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:47 pm
Who Are Donald Trump’s Supporters?
Will Trump be this cycle’s Ross Perot, Ralph Nader, or Ron Paul? So that leaves us to contemplate what will happen if Trump doesn’t get the nomination. Will he be this cycle’s Ross Perot, who runs a third-party campaign and scoops up such a large ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 12:46 pm
My Problem with Bernie
But my problem with Bernie as a candidate is not his positions or his ideology. I would have supported Ralph Nader if this were only about ideology. My concern is whether he could ever be an effective political leader for our country. As progressives ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:09 am
Douglas Hallward-Driemeier '89, Attorney Who
Broder, Jason Reitman, Jim Lovell, Candy Crowley, William J. Bennett, ice cream entrepreneurs Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield, Ralph Nader, Charles Fishman, Bill Bradley, Ferid Murad '58, David Ho, Allen Neuharth, Andrew Young, Burton Gerber, Paul Tsongas ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 9:54 am