To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Monday, August 19, 2019

Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader is an American political activist, as well as an author, lecturer, and attorney. Areas of particular concern to Nader include consumer protection, humanitarianism, environmentalism, and democratic government

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Crash Of TrumpCare Opens Door To Full Medicare For All

BY RALPH NADER You can thank House Speaker Ryan and President Trump for pushing their cruel health insurance boondoggle. This debacle has created a big...

Readers Think, Thinkers Read

BY RALPH NADER Here are my recommended books to read for the late summer holidays: The Green Cowboy: An Energetic Life, by S. David...

Cheating Donald

BY RALPH NADER Donald Trump brags about “branding” his political opponents. He repeatedly has called Marco Rubio “Little Marco,” Ted Cruz “Lyin’ Ted,” and Hillary...

The Need For Progressive Voices

BY RALPH NADER In 1961, President Kennedy’s chairman of the Federal Communications Commission , Newton Minow, described television as “a vast wasteland.” Perhaps nothing demonstrates...

Uncontrollable: Pentagon, Corporate Contractors Too Big To Audit

BY RALPH NADER The Reuters report put this colossal dereliction simply: “A law in effect since 1992 requires annual audits of all federal agencies –...

What Will Many Bernie Sanders Voters Do After July?

BY RALPH NADER The hard-bitten, corporatist Democrats are moving Hillary Clinton through the presidential primaries. They are using “Republican-speak” to beat down Bernie Sanders as...

The Conundrums Of Justice Scalia

BY RALPH NADER The passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin "Nino" Scalia evoked widespread commentary about how outspoken he was both on the court and...

The Rumble From The People Can Work

BY RALPH NADER If only the people who engage in “road rage” would engage in “corporate rage” when they are harmed by cover-ups or hazardous...

The Tradition Of Charity

BY RALPH NADER The old saying “it’s better to give than to receive” is often recited around the holidays when it comes to the tradition...