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Quote of the day, Oct. 21

Ralph Nader, on democracy (2004)

“Half of democracy is about just showing up.”

Government

Were Washington Workers and the State Screwed by Boeing?

Less than a year ago, the Boeing Company was gifted $8.7 billion in tax breaks from Washington State to ensure that (at least) the triple seven (777) family of commercial aircraft continue to be manufactured in Seattle, along with the retention of machinist jobs.  699 more words

Politics

This Day in Music History — October 13

1974 : Renowned television host Ed Sullivan dies of esophageal cancer in New York City, at age 73. One of the biggest events in music history unfolded on his program, The Ed Sullivan Show, when a new group from Liverpool called The Beatles made their live US debut. 148 more words

This Day In Music

Unforeseen Difficulty (an Indictment)

Apologies to Brad Pitt for exploiting his name and face, albeit in a good cause.

Synopsized facts about “Who Killed the Electric Car?” may be found on Wikipedia, here: … 159 more words

Don't Call Me 'Spoiler': Ralph Nader Leaves a Voicemail

Yesterday, Ralph Nader called the New York Times and left an earnest voicemail expressing his displeasure at the use of the word “spoiler” in an… 528 more words

Hillary Clinton

Ralph Nader--The GMO Corporate Attack on Food Science

By Ralph Nader, Reader Supported News
September 17

Corporate CEOs are always strategizing in their quest for greater revenues and profits. Often these strategies — and their resulting, insidious successes — have shaped our elections, our government, our education system, our media, our publicly funded research and development, our tax and credit systems, our trade agreements and so on. 918 more words