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    Securities Transaction Tax

    Participants debated for and against the implementation of a financial transaction tax on trades of stocks, bonds, derivatives and other investments. They focused on the need to…

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    Book Discussion on Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!

    In his novel Ralph Nader imagines placing seventeen billionaires in one room to solve the country’s problems, from the redevelopment of New Orleans to a reassessment of corporate…

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    Debate on Mandatory Voting

    Ralph Nader hosted a debate between Norm Ornstein and Fred Smith on mandatory voting. Mr. Ornstein criticized the influence of vocal minorities in politics as expressed through…

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    Summer Reading with Ralph Nader

    Ralph Nader answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” The date and location of this interview are not known.

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    Bruce Schneier on Airport Security

    Security Expert Bruce Schneier spoke about airport security as the last line of defense against terrorists. He was the keynote speaker at the day-long conference examining the…

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    Airport Security Procedures, Body Scanners

    Panelists spoke about the use of body scanners at security checkpoints in airports. In his remarks, Ralph Nader called for more government oversight of the Transportation Security…

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    Wikileaks,the Espionage Act, and the Constitution

    Constitutional law and national security scholars testified on the constitutionality of prosecuting Wikileaks founder Julian Assange under the 1917 Espionage Act. Among the topics…

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    Controlling Corporations

    Ralph Nader was interviewed by Amy Goodman about controlling corporations for the public good. The multinational corporation has grown in power from being a tool to becoming the…

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    Book Discussion on The Seventeen Traditions

    Ralph Nader talked about his book The Seventeen Traditions, published by HarperCollins. He described his childhood in Connecticut and the influence of his Lebanese immigrant…

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    Nader Announcement

    Mr. Nader formally announced his candidacy for president as an independent. In his remarks he focused on corporate influence in Washington, the need for diverse voices in the…

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    Presidential Politics

    Mr. Nader talked about the 2004 Presidential race, including whether or not he would run as an independent and what factors might influence his decision. He also responded to…

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    Book Discussion on Crashing the Party

    Mr. Nader talked about his book, Crashing the Party: How to Tell the Truth and Still Run for President, published by St. Martin’s Press. He also talked about corporate…

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    Opposition to War in Iraq

    Participants spoke to reporters about their opposition to potential military action in Iraq. They criticized the Bush administration’s approach toward Iraq and said that the push…

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    Rally Against IMF and World Bank

    Speakers protested against the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, accusing the organizations of supporting deforestation, water privatization, and war. Representatives…

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    Green Party Future

    Mr. Nader discussed the future of the Green Party, corporate accountability and the importance of civic groups becoming involved in government.

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    Green Party

    Mr. Nader discussed the news of the day, the future of the Green Party, and an article he wrote about corporate socialism. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and…

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    Addressing Corporate Crime

    Consumer advocates spoke about holding corporate executives accountable for their actions when involved in mismanagement and fraud. Among the issues they addressed were several recent…

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    Power in the New Millennium Debate

    Mr. Nader and former House speaker Gingrich debated the topic, “Who Rules America? Power in the New Millennium.” Among the issues they addressed were corporate power…

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    Book Discussion on Crashing the Party

    Mr. Nader spoke about his book Crashing the Party: How to Tell the Truth and Still Run for President, published by St. Martins. The book focused on his 2000 presidential…

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    Enron Investigation

    Participants talked to reporters about the Enron and Arthur Andersen scandal and proposed a reform agenda that included proposals for the accounting industry, pension plans, landing and…

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