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Boston and Baghdad--Tyranny Abroad is a Washington Export that Defies Our Constitution by Ralph Nader

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by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
April 17, 2014

Greater Boston and its citizens are the focus of media attention in recognition of the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings that took three innocent lives and injured over 264 people, some of them severely. 843 more words

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Progressive Puritans

How the once-transgressive left tries to criminalize fun

For Reason.comMatt Welch writes:  When I first started hearing people on the political left describe themselves with some frequency as progressive back in the 1990s, the term did not seem tethered to the epoch-defining, early-20th-century spasm of moral crusading and government centralization that helped give us everything from trust busting to Prohibition to the Federal Reserve. 675 more words

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Ralph Nader Radio: Good Apps/Bad Apps/Good Contracts/Bad Contracts/Good Seeds/Bad Seeds, and More!

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by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
April 14, 2014

Ralph pitches a couple of apps, explains how not to get screwed on contracts, and we ask him if the Comcast/Time-Warner merger is good for us. 68 more words

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Ralph Nader Radio: Sugar, McCutcheon, Climate Change, Oil Spills and Army Food

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by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
April 8, 2014

Ralph carves up Antonin Scalia and “Corporate Welfare King,” Rush Limbaugh, points out how Exxon actually made money on the Exxon/Valdez oil spill; and we discuss whether Germany actually won World War II, and the one position that Ralph took that he now regrets.

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Muscle Car: 1968


Yes, Greg owned a muscle car. Pictured here is the first car he ever owned, a butternut yellow 1968 Camaro Super Sport 350. It had a black vinyl roof and a racing stripe around the hood.  635 more words

Reminiscence

The Book That Predicted 'Portlandia': A ’70s Cult Novel Is Relevant Again

This article is from 2008, but even more relevant now. I had a flashback today, to a book I read a long, long time ago, “ 1,485 more words

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Civic Organization Can Turn Around Small Communities by Ralph Nader

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by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
April 3, 2014

Perhaps there are lessons for other small communities from the conditions, positive and negative, of Winsted, Connecticut (the Town of Winchester), a community of about 11,000 people nestled in the beautiful Litchfield County Hills. 924 more words

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