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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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In 2017, Nader helped arrange a meeting in Seychelles which brought together Trump emissary and Blackwater chief Erik Prince and a close adviser of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Kirill Dmitriev, who was likewise seeking ties with the new administration.
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.
But when it came to who Nader thought should actually take the Democratic ticket in 2020, however, Nader was clear in his support for Warren.
Nader founded and is president of the tort law museum that opened in his hometown in September 2015.
Abi Nader's latest bridal collection was photographed in a castle whose majestic architectural lines and gilded molding accentuated the dresses, creating a magnificent mixture of shapes and movement.
"Now, if you go to the school of business [at the Lebanese University], it is mostly girls that major in business, but I'm talking about back then," says Nader.
That appeal, however, is made less likely by Nader's anti-business views.
But Nader's sense of what is plausibly appealing to conservatives and libertarians can be a bit off-kilter.
In a 10-page letter, Nader charged that "rather than looking at their own waste, ineffi-prevention as the means for controlling costs, insurers have spent many millions of dollars campaigning not only to defeat proposed reforms of the insurance industry, but to restrict the rights of victims to sue the perpetrators of their harm and obtain fair compensation for their injuries."
But Razieh (Sareh Bayat), the pious working-class woman Nader hires, is overwhelmed by the challenges of taking care of another man's father and has not told Nader or her own husband the whole truth of her situation.
There can be no doubt that if the 97,000 votes Nader won in Florida had been taken from him and given to Gore, then Gore would have won the election.
An engineer from Jordan, Nader won a round-trip ticket for two to Dubai, an overnight stay at Le Meriden Hotel, and an exciting on-track adventure at the Dubai Autodrome driving the Subaru and Audi TT.