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    Breaking Through Power Conference, Morning Session

    Author, former independent presidential candidate, and consumer advocate Ralph Nader hosted the Breaking Through Power conference. Speakers during the morning portion of the conference…

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    Breaking Through Power Conference, Afternoon Session

    Author, former independent presidential candidate, and consumer advocate Ralph Nader hosted the Breaking Through Power conference that was sponsored by the Center for Study of Responsive…

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    Community Organizing, Afternoon Session

    Author, consumer advocate, and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader was among the speakers in a seminar on community organizing and civic mobilization. Speakers, many using audio-visual aids, talked about their personal…

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    Community Organizing, Morning Session

    Author, consumer advocate, and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader was among the speakers in a seminar on community organizing and civic mobilization. Speakers, many using audio-visual aids, talked about their personal…

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    Anti-Semitism Against Arab and Jewish Americans

    At the Center for Study of Responsive Law’s fourth “Debating Taboos” series, panelists debated responses to anti-Semitism against Arab and Jewish Americans.

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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 of…

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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 improve…

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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 the vote. He…

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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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    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 dominant institution in the global…

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    Corporate Accountability

    Panelists talked about regulation and control of corporations in the public interest. They spoke about multinational corporation operations, their growth as a dominant institution in the global…

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    The U.S. Economy

    In a luncheon address, Mr. Galbraith spoke about the origins of the current recession, the impacts of terrorist attacks on the U.S. economy, and the role of the Federal Reserve in managing…

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    The Federal Reserve System

    Participants talked about the history and performance of the Federal Reserve, focusing on Alan Greenspan’s tenure as chairman. Among the topics they addressed were the power of the…

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    The Federal Reserve System History and Performance

    Participants talked about the history and performance of the Federal Reserve, focusing on the tenure of Alan Greenspan as chairman. Among the topics they addressed were the internal…

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    Nader's Raiders 20th Anniversary

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    Water Contamination in U.S.

    Ralho Nader spoke at event hosted by the Center for Study of Responsive Law about the increasing problem of water contamination in the United States. The primary researcher for the study,…

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