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    Q&A with Ralph Nader

    Ralph Nader talked about his book, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State. Mr. Nader spoke about his upbringing and the experiences that have…

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    Book Discussion on Told You So

    Ralph Nader talked about his book, Told You So: The Big Book of Weekly Columns, in which he presents a selection of his opinion columns from over four decades of writing on subjects that…

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    Ralph Nader on Income Inequality and the Minimum Wage

    Ralph Nader talked about his Huffington Post piece on income inequality and the growing gap between chief executive officers' pay and that of the typical wage earner. He responded to…

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    Environmental Policies of U.S. Presidents

    Environmentalists talked about their criteria for and the results of their ranking the environment legacies of U.S. presidents.

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    Legality of Afghanistan and Iraq Wars

    Panelists debated the legality of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars and actions taken by the George W. Bush and Obama administrations since the start of them. Topics included the the use…

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    Summer Reading with Ralph Nader

    Ralph Nader answered the question “What are you reading?” He mentioned Letters and Addresses of Thomas Jefferson; North Star: A Memoir by Pedro Camejo; Unequal Protection: How…

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    In Depth with Ralph Nader

    Ralph Nader talked about his life and career. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Ralph Nader ran for president of the United States on the Green Party ticket…

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    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    The mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were placed under federal conservatorship in September 2008 in the wake of the housing downtown. The Center for Responsive Law…

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    Globalization and the World Trade Organization

    Participants debated the pros and cons of the World Trade Organization. Proponents of the WTO argued that membership benefited the economy, could further democratic institutions in…

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    Regulating Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    Financial experts and consumer advocates talked about effective means of government regulation of the housing loan industry. Among the issues they addressed were the power that…

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    Corporations and Illegal Activities

    Participants talked to reporters about a new study of the top 100 corporate criminals in America. They listed environmental crimes, fraud, campaign finance violations, false statements…

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    Business Subsidies

    Committee members heard testimony from current and former members of congress and others regarding federal subsidization of business. Witnesses claimed that small businesses are not…

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    Auto Insurance Options

    Insurance industry representatives and consumer advocates testified for and against the Automobile Choice Reform Act. The intent of the legislation was to establish federal insurance…

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    Opposition to Federal Funding for Tritium

    Opponents of federal funding of Tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen used to make nuclear weapons. They outlined their objections and concerns about funding the…

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    Financial Services Mergers Part 2

    Bank executives continued their testimony about proposed mergers. In a panel of consumer advocates, Mr. Nader cautioned that “consumers would make up the gap” if a…

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    Civil Society and Corporate Responsibility

    Mr. Nader spoke about the importance of constraints on corporate power to preserve other, less tangible values, such as democracy, human rights and health. He also said that…

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    Washington Journal: Sunday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    NAFTA Review

    As the president traveled to Mexico, several opponents of the North American Free Trade Agreement briefed reporters on the negative impact of the treaty. They examined its economic and…

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    Book Discussion on No Contest: Corporate Lawyers

    Mr. Nader talked about his book, No Contest: Corporate Lawyers and the Perversion of Justice in America, which he co-authored with Wesley J. Smith. The book is a series of case…

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    Federal Corporate Subsidies

    Members of the House and representatives of various groups belonging to the Stop Corporate Welfare Coalition, who were wearing stop signs with “Stop Corporate Welfare” on them,…

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