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Ralph Nader @RalphNader Washington, DC

The official Twitter page of consumer advocate, author and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader. (Tweets by Nader staff unless designated with -R)

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William Barr is wholly unfit to be the nation's top law enforcement officer. Here’s why:
Retweeted by Ralph NaderNew on the @RalphNader Radio Hour, Ralph talks to Alan Hirsch, author of "Impeaching the President: Past, Present,… https://t.co/HOCxBaPyMY
Retweeted by Ralph NaderSee: Dream Center Schools Announce DeVos-Blessed Restructuring https://t.co/UNYbClTMvV
1/15
2019
Ice loss from Antarctica has sextupled since the 1970s, new research finds https://t.co/jRSqlKakSSNew Analysis Shows Why Democrats Are Wrong to Fear Bold Embrace of Medicare for All - https://t.co/WHhonKoQ83 via @commondreamsSupreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. once said "I like to pay taxes. With them I buy civilization." https://t.co/gpAQlzEG1J
Retweeted by Ralph NaderRalph engages in a spirited debate with Constitutional scholar Alan Hirsch, author of “Impeaching the President: Pa… https://t.co/aVc8SXjgkX
Retweeted by Ralph NaderThe new book "Impeaching the President" by Alan Hirsch is a masterpiece for the masses. -R https://t.co/BAVB5gIXgeSee the interview with Nina Morrison, Innocence Project -- Senior Staff Attorney: https://t.co/hZ0ctVdqlN
1/14
2019
See John Nichols: Trump Got Rich by Screwing Over Workers—Of Course He’s Doing It Again as President via @thenation https://t.co/r1ztYi5bpcSee: Trump administration wants to reclassify leaking nuclear waste to avoid cleaning it up, say officials https://t.co/Hv83rQggc8See: Peter Dykstra: Of whales and men https://t.co/RMlQdPfD0VSee: From Isolationism to a 2nd World Conflagration https://t.co/FdAik3zCs3See: From Yellow Vests to the Green New Deal by Joseph E. Stiglitz @ProSyn https://t.co/kEmMtcECMz
1/13
2019
See: Push for Green New Deal Hindered by Silence of Corporate Media - https://t.co/MYxRNoXEuC via @commondreamsSee: As Disease Ravages Coral Reefs, Scientists Scramble for Solutions https://t.co/QKdthmZGC3 via @YaleE360See Thom Hartmann: Four reasons corporate media refuses to talk about things that matter — and how we can restore a… https://t.co/AlAKQVWgCs
1/12
2019
See: In Detroit, one school leader’s reaction to lead in the water: Shut off the taps https://t.co/LkXj9SAYgJ.@tim_cook You've been buying back $100 billion of your stock. Totally unproductive. Doesn't create a job. Detroit… https://t.co/vcPXMepoh7See: Turmoil at Dream Center Colleges Spills Open With Seattle "At-Risk" Designation https://t.co/IWX1Af2mPEMelting Arctic ice is now pouring 14,000 tons of water per second into the ocean, scientists find https://t.co/qlcl4LxiKZe.g. DHS, EPA, FAA, and FDA. By deliberately violating his solemn constitutional oath to "faithfully execute" the l… https://t.co/TcRjPC67HZTrump is committing a major act of institutional insanity. He and accomplice Mike Pence should resign immediately.… https://t.co/0EaPBTQgvG
1/11
2019
I'm not sure "declaring a state of emergency to divert funds away from Americans that *actually* experienced emerge… https://t.co/0bx8FCwwwg
Retweeted by Ralph NaderTune in to C-SPAN's Washington Journal on Friday January 11, 2019 at 7:00am to hear Representative Jamie Raskin… https://t.co/pA4yQuuuYaWords of urgency matter! We need a less benign phrase than "climate change" to convey the peril facing our planet.… https://t.co/0QZmglBUkMSee https://t.co/LP5vzQ8upU in the Washington Post: Air passenger rights groups hope new Congress prods government… https://t.co/DnEXBVJQYaSee Rob Weissman, President of Public Citizen: Frightening Prospect If an Authoritarian Like Trump Declares State o… https://t.co/Pc7iwoqvHc2,000 government workers marched to the White House in the freezing cold today to express their outrage at the ongo… https://t.co/MQHsI9WwEL
Retweeted by Ralph Nader"Today we say to this president, 'Grow up, do your job, end this shutdown.'" #StopTheShutdown #TrumpShutdown #1uhttps://t.co/pP4UxVwzc0
Retweeted by Ralph NaderSee: A Commons Problem Public resources won't be adequately protected by those with private interests. By WIN MCCOR… https://t.co/jt9pFrgFhwDonald Trump has been denying workers their paychecks for decades. Ripping off hardworking Americans is just how Tr… https://t.co/SB4nLLvR6a
Retweeted by Ralph NaderBreaking News: Scientists say the world’s oceans are heating up faster than previously thought, a finding with dire… https://t.co/Tp66ZFM97A
Retweeted by Ralph NaderFleecing taxpayers is as old as the hills. -R https://t.co/jE0L9W94QTThe 2010 Citizens United SCOTUS decision was disastrous for our democracy - and that's something everyone is united… https://t.co/bPREHdKyJu
Retweeted by Ralph NaderArticle II, Section 3. of the Constitution states that the President "shall take care that the laws be faithfully e… https://t.co/UeqgSnFYDJSee you today at 12 PM in front of our building! #StopTheShutdown #EndTheShutdown #1u https://t.co/yhL1Et58Id
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1/10
2019
NEW REPORT: Under the #TrumpShutdown, nearly 50,000 federal employees have been furloughed at government agencies t… https://t.co/AJ85SI3s9D
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1/9
2019
Real national emergencies: - 1 in 5 Americans skip needed health care due to cost - 70,000 Americans died in 2017… https://t.co/m68yO4LU4J
Retweeted by Ralph NaderSee: Networks Accused of 'Capitulating' to Deceitful President as #BoycottTrumpsAddress Surges - https://t.co/4MX7huz32a via @commondreamshttps://t.co/jaRAuFv8xu https://t.co/Fp6WsbNT49Get out in front of the White House while he's lying to the nation tonight and peacefully demonstrate. There's no t… https://t.co/g0E8VaLWsR
1/8
2019
See: The Battle Over NAFTA 2.0 Has Just Begun via @thenation https://t.co/zNDpoNJ5eASee: 'Time to Play Hardball': Progressives Pressure Senate Democrats to Stonewall All Bills That Don't End Trump Sh… https://t.co/dCwWUCGXew"Sports, Politics, and the Lies of History" Ralph talks to @EdgeofSports and @JamesWLoewen on the latest Radio Hou… https://t.co/OfwqlE3uNiAnother great episode! Dave Zirin and James W. Loewen! https://t.co/gsnFxgzlhD @EdgeofSports @JamesWLoewen We talk… https://t.co/Fg1L6me37E
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1/7
2019
See: Ocasio-Cortez's "Not At All Outlandish" Proposal for 70% Tax Rate on Uber-Wealthy Could Raise $720 Billion Ove… https://t.co/GRicaiPQyXSee: National parks face years of damage from government shutdown https://t.co/aXbSICcQco via @NatGeohttps://t.co/Sr2HpS5zd3 https://t.co/H3nQ7HqwPASee: National Parks Struggle to Stay Open, Safe During Shutdown https://t.co/p1CWSo4oTZSee: Trump's border wall demand is constitutionally illegitimate | Lawrence Lessig https://t.co/hF5T3xSAAzSee: Democrats Must Slam the Revolving Door Shut via @thenation https://t.co/3plqkjWrx1Legal Scholars to Trump: No, You Cannot Declare Emergency to Build Wall That Public Doesn't Want and Isn't Needed -… https://t.co/QGEzyXHvld
1/6
2019
Joyous Herb Kelleher, starting from guts and vision, launched the nation's best airline. Workers, passengers and sh… https://t.co/HMcdGKdvB9Where are the large federal government employee unions on the Trump Shutdown? Protesting statements are not enough.… https://t.co/BV7lYHTz5TRalph was recently interviewed by @jimmy_dore. Watch it here: https://t.co/mjhetEPZXjIn Canada, simplicity leads to major savings in administrative costs and overhead. In the United States, under Obam… https://t.co/pupNSGpheFIn Canada, it is unheard of for anyone to go bankrupt due to health care costs. In the United States, health-care-d… https://t.co/VHn8qTVj55In Canada, costs are controlled. Canada pays 10 percent of its GDP for its health care system, covering everyone. I… https://t.co/5T5ermve59In Canada, there are no complex hospital or doctor bills. In fact, usually you don’t even see a bill. In the United… https://t.co/favz2sU3V1See: House Democrats today are far more ideologically and geographically cohesive than they were the last time Nanc… https://t.co/QbtL93pp5q
1/4
2019
@RalphNader Latest: It’s Your Congress, People! Make It Work for You! https://t.co/KdSCWuxdWs
Retweeted by Ralph NaderRalph talks with clinical professor and independent health consultant, Dr. Fred Hyde, who gives the lowdown on how… https://t.co/UP0JM8Dw30In Canada, the health care system is funded by income, sales and corporate taxes that, combined, are much lower tha… https://t.co/bac6NdUD2HSee the latest from David Halperin: Career Education Corp., Tied to DeVos Aides, Pays Millions to Settle State Clai… https://t.co/HkqmqgmRUDNew column: It’s your Congress, people! Make it work for you! https://t.co/JMLVgSZEF3In Canada, you can freely choose your doctors and hospitals and keep them. There are no lists of “in-network” vendo… https://t.co/bmHozFeMc7In Canada, health care coverage stays with you for your entire life. In the United States, for tens of millions of… https://t.co/tRsJSXBHqnSee: Angry California truck drivers are slamming a new rule that requires them to take unpaid rest breaks, one call… https://t.co/tVHAZFIAOoIn Canada, coverage is not tied to a job or dependent on your income – rich and poor are in the same system, the b… https://t.co/NnCtL5wM0NIn Canada, the health system is designed to put people, not profits, first. In the United States, Obamacare has don… https://t.co/3kfNwFl2uGIn Canada, everyone is covered automatically at birth – everybody in, nobody out. In the United States, under Obama… https://t.co/zG2JV3FPMdNow is the time for Medicare for All/Single-payer. Here are some reasons why Canada's system is better than our current system. (Thread)Scoop: House Dems will hold hearings on the Medicare for All bill, something that, amazingly, has never happened be… https://t.co/i3Azhf401F
Retweeted by Ralph Nader“Half the country’s population is poor. Forget all the other statistics.” @ralphnader gives the closing talk at the… https://t.co/LqKoJ1Iu1I
Retweeted by Ralph NaderSee: 'Ajit Pai Won't Be Laughing Long,' Say Internet Defenders, After FCC Chair Applauds Death of Net Neutrality -… https://t.co/cvkkC4Anb9See: How Blue States Can Pave the Way for Medicare for All - In These Times: https://t.co/G0GpeuyHrqSee David Helvarg: Organize U.S. military to respond to natural disasters https://t.co/ZyJjRmXf6d
1/3
2019
Ralph talks to author Ronald R. Fraser about his book “America, Democracy, and You: Where Have All The Citizens Gon… https://t.co/iIREsgEVfi
1/2
2019
See: The New Year will mean more money in the pockets of millions of U.S. employees. https://t.co/fWKwGWesgX via @HuffPostSee the natural world we are destroying | Philip Hoare https://t.co/zT2EVwfyFrSee: Noam Chomsky: Members of Migrant Caravan Are Fleeing from Misery & Horrors Created by the U.S.… https://t.co/sBK1e3I2ugSee: How the trash industry worked overtime trying to thwart New York City’s reform plans https://t.co/0XrOayU7NYSee Chris Hedges: Resistance Is the Supreme Act of Faith https://t.co/ikc3F5BzCGUnder Cover of Shutdown, Trump Admin Quietly Moves to Deprive 'American People of Their Right to Know What Governme… https://t.co/pBoat5oJaz
1/1
2018
The Indian Law Resource Center generates justice and safety for Indigenous Peoples. They fend off the Trump Adminis… https://t.co/U0MxPHhWKbTo Galvanize Local Push for Medicare for All in 2019, Nurses' Union Organizing Nationwide 'Barnstorms' -… https://t.co/9vzjAWDFKTBefore you gather with loved ones to celebrate, please take a moment to support our work and help provide a spark o… https://t.co/tiP9pl5yST
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12/31
2018
See: A Black Man Called His Mom From a Hotel Lobby. Then He Was Kicked Out. https://t.co/P3OahDjgdSWhirlwind Wheelchair, founded by Ralf Hotchkiss, helps people in less developed countries construct sturdy, inexpe… https://t.co/uC2q2GeJ0LSee: 'A kick in the stomach': massive GM layoffs leave workers distraught – and angry https://t.co/p0mkTOFMjnSee Chris Hedges piece about Seymour Hersh: Banishing Truth https://t.co/p0ouSL1Lc0The Center for Auto Safety has been the guardian angel of American motorists and consumers: https://t.co/Ua5WZGa0iD)See: With no oil cleanup in sight, Amazon tribes harvest rain for clean water https://t.co/ZFeZmwVlF2 via @MongabayReport on President's Environmental Record So Far 'Reminds Us That Trump Soap Opera Has Dire Real-World Consequence… https://t.co/Zwr7RVaT5YSee: From Alaska to New York: These states are raising minimum wages in 2019 https://t.co/kSQ5Xa2r5Y via @usatodaySee Elizabeth Drew: The Inevitability of Impeachment https://t.co/8z2lckhnRq And for more details see: Impeaching t… https://t.co/k1LMYHOtsw
12/28
2018
See Ellen Brown: Universal Basic Income Is Easier Than It Looks https://t.co/6fz3YmxWJhSee David Halperin: If We Took Corporate Crime Seriously, Trump Would Never Have Been Elected https://t.co/do93lB74UI
12/27
2018
The Pension Rights Center is dedicated to reforming pension policies, unfair regulations and protecting and promoti… https://t.co/N0QsLopHSf
12/26
2018

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