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Ralph Nader

An American lawyer and major consumer advocate. He rose to prominence in the 1960s exposing unsafe American automobiles, leading to numerous lawsuits against General Motors. In the 1970s, he became an environmentalist and ecologist. He also ran unsuccessfully for president of the United States several times. He was born in 1934.
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James Fraser, a Scot, stayed in Surat from 1730 to 1740, and observed Nader Shah's invasion from close quarters - as the East India Company must have been doing with great interest.
Abi Nader is the first Lebanese designer to ever show in Paris' Haute Couture Fashion Week and is remembered for the stylish dresses he made for deceased Lebanese diva Sabah.
When her soon-to-be-husband's job as branch manager at the Orient Credit Bank took him to Tripoli, Nader says she moved there with him and started her career as accountancy controller at the Ministry of Finance in 1974.
The industry's multi-million-dollar campaign to defeat California's Proposition 103 "has mobilized citizens nationwide to fight for strengthened regulation and increased competition for the insurance industry," according to Nader.
Nader said this happens because Congress has "turned itself into an inkblot" and is not asserting its own constitutional authority.
The 2008 Ralph Nader campaign showed its verve in production of its video, photo art and web postings, all the work of the class of 2008.
Nader says he wants to end corporate subsidies and cut the military budget.
Nader sera el tercer candidato a la Presidencia de EU en los comicios del 2008 y en esta oportunidad sera muy interesante observar el efecto de su campana sobre los republicanos, mas que sobre los democratas.
Nearly three million Americans - more than two per cent of the vote - backed Nader when he stood in for the Green Party in the 2000 election.
For two hours, a series of talking heads, including Nader himself, dissect the guy with the bad haircut and mortician's wardrobe, creating a portrait of someone so driven by his essential purpose - to protect the interests of the average man and woman - that he has virtually no inner life.
Still, The Seventeen Traditions by Ralph Nader stands out.
Since the 2000 presidential election, Ralph Nader has fallen so far from grace it is hard to believe that in the early 1970s polls showed him to be among the most admired men in America.