Ralph Nader


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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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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.
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Ralph Nader--who had barely uttered a word on gay issues until he was cornered a couple of months ago--didn't know how much was riding on this for anyone other than Ralph Nader.
Supporters of Al Gore say the election conflict could have been avoided if Ralph Nader, candidate of the Green Party, had stepped aside and not drained votes from Gore.
The Green Party's Ralph Nader may be able to rise to the occasion--but only if he corrects the weaknesses of his 1996 run.
29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ralph Nader today called on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to reject the industry-led push to allow "Fracking" in New York State.
Taking all of the foregoing into account, here are profiles of three of the more notable alternative presidential candidates--Michael Badnarik, who is expected to be on the ballot in 48 states as we go to press; Michael Peroutka, who is expected to be on the ballot in at least 37 states; and Ralph Nader, the only third-party candidate registering at least percent of the vote in public opinion polls, who is expected to be on the ballot in at least 36 states.
In 2004, the party is backing consumer advocate Ralph Nader for President.
At the same time, the Democratic Party has launched a series of challenges to the petitions of independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader, successfully throwing him off the ballot in Arizona and hunting him down with lawsuits and complaints as soon as he files his petitions.
I admit there's not much chance that Ralph Nader can be persuaded to end his run for the presidency, but a ray of hope may have been presented by Wayne Slater's revelation in The Dallas Morning News that Republicans are contributing to the Nader campaign.