Ralph Nader Quotes

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the-function-of-leadership-is-to-produce-more-leaders-not-more-followers
i-start-with-the-premise-that-the-function-of-leadership-is-to-produce-more-leaders-not-more-followers
i-dont-think-meals-have-any-business-being-deductible-im-for-separation-of-calories-and-corporations
like-sex-in-victorian-england-the-reality-of-big-business-today-is-our-big-dirty-secret
your-best-teacher-is-your-last-mistake
every-time-i-see-something-terrible-its-like-i-see-it-at-age-19-i-keep-a-freshness-that-way
john-d-rockefeller-wanted-to-dominate-oil-but-microsoft-wants-it-all-you-name-it-cable-media-banking-car-dealerships
i-once-said-to-my-father-when-i-was-a-boy-dad-we-need-a-third-political-party-he-said-to-me-ill-settle-for-a-second
turn-on-to-politics-or-politics-will-turn-on-you
a-leader-has-the-vision-and-conviction-that-a-dream-can-be-achieved-he-inspires-the-power-and-energy-to-get-it-done
a-society-that-has-more-justice-is-a-society-that-needs-less-charity
the-liberal-intelligentsia-has-allowed-its-party-to-become-a-captive-of-corporate-interests
no-presidential-candidate-should-visit-las-vegas-without-condemning-organized-gambling
it-is-fascinating-to-watch-legislators-turn-away-from-their-usual-corporate-grips-when-they-hear-growing-thunder-people-ralph-nader
when-strangers-start-acting-like-neighbors-communities-are-reinvigorated-ralph-nader
we-are-practicing-what-we-preach-that-we-may-preach-what-we-practice-ralph-nader
for-over-half-century-automobile-has-brought-death-injury-most-inestimable-sorrow-deprivation-to-millions-people-ralph-nader
members-congress-are-like-voters-in-one-respect-they-want-to-go-with-winners-ralph-nader
[Free trade agreements] are trade agreements that don't stick to trade... they colonize environmental labor, and consumer issues of grave concern (in terms of health safety, and livelihoods too) to many, many hundreds of millions of people - and they do that by subordinating consumer, environmental, and labor issues to the imperatives and the supremacy of international commerce. That is exactly the reverse of how democratic societies have progressed, because over the decades they've progressed by subordinating the profiteering priorities of companies to, say, higher environmental health standards; abolition of child labor; the right of workers to have fair worker standards... and it's this subordination of these three major categories that affect people's lives, labor, environment, the consumer, to the supremacy and domination of trade; where instead of trade getting on its knees and showing that it doesn't harm consumers - it doesn't deprive the important pharmaceuticals because of drug company monopolies, it doesn't damage the air and water and soil and food (environmentally), and it doesn't lacerate the rights of workers - no, it's just the opposite: it's workers and consumers and environments that have to kneel before this giant pedestal of commercial trade and prove that they are not, in a whole variety of ways, impeding international commerce... so this is the road to dictatorial devolution of democratic societies: because these trade agreements have the force of law, they've got enforcement teeth, and they bypass national courts, national regulatory agencies, in ways that really reflect a massive, silent, mega-corporate coup d'etat... that was pulled off in the mid-1990's.

Ralph Nader
free-trade-agreements-are-trade-agreements-that-dont-stick-to-trade-they-colonize-environmental-labor-consumer-issues-grave-concern-in-terms-health-safety-livelihoods-too-to-many
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families-are-incubators-for-citizen-activists-ralph-nader
secrecy-destroys-accountability-ralph-nader
the-accountability-government-has-gone-to-point-where-use-law-is-instrument-illegality-ralph-nader
competition-free-enterprise-open-market-were-never-meant-to-be-symbolic-fig-leaves-for-corporate-socialism-monopolistic-capitalism-ralph-nader
general-motors-could-buy-delaware-if-dupont-were-willing-to-sell-it-ralph-nader
for-almost-seventy-years-life-insurance-industry-has-been-smug-sacred-cow-feeding-public-steady-line-sacred-bull-ralph-nader
everything-will-be-solar-in-30-years-ralph-nader
if-they-dont-close-these-nuclear-reactors-down-well-have-civil-war-in-five-years-ralph-nader
by-time-you-rise-through-ranks-culture-homogenization-has-bred-spirit-imagination-out-you-ralph-nader
ford-motor-companys-sluggish-piecemeal-approach-to-its-automotive-responsibilities-betrays-motorists-safety-ralph-nader
the-central-challenge-for-any-company-regardless-its-size-is-to-keep-doing-better-job-for-its-customers-ralph-nader
we-should-tax-things-we-dont-like-we-should-tax-pollution-and-we-should-lighten-taxes-on-things-we-do-like-like-honest-labor-like-food-ralph-nader
the-corporate-lobby-in-washington-is-basically-designed-to-stifle-all-legislative-activity-on-behalf-consumers-ralph-nader
moral-courage-is-highest-expression-humanity-ralph-nader
once-you-dont-vote-your-ideals-that-has-serious-undermining-affects-it-erodes-moral-basis-our-democracy-ralph-nader
as-public-interest-lawyer-your-fund-injustice-will-never-be-empty-ralph-nader
as-child-i-was-interested-in-books-that-detailed-injustice-how-people-who-are-underdogs-were-mistreated-throughout-history-ralph-nader
the-only-true-aging-is-erosion-ones-ideals-ralph-nader
george-w-bush-is-vulnerable-but-not-if-you-campaign-way-major-candidates-except-for-dean-kucinich-are-campaigning-ralph-nader
she-was-light-our-lives-our-anchor-compass-vision-ralph-nader
the-financial-wealth-top-1-percent-households-in-us-exceeds-combined-wealth-bottom-95-percent-ralph-nader
family-values-stand-up-to-injustice-power-outside-household-ralph-nader
there-are-some-people-in-this-world-who-would-never-plant-seed-because-it-doesnt-produce-fruit-first-season-ralph-nader
the-networks-are-not-some-chickencoop-manufacturing-lobby-whose-calls-nobody-returns-ralph-nader
the-food-industry-its-trade-associations-research-foundations-is-well-financed-highly-organized-to-pressure-fda-ralph-nader
information-is-currency-democracy-its-denial-must-always-be-suspect-ralph-nader
national-security-is-fig-leaf-against-freedom-information-ralph-nader
our-founders-did-not-oust-george-iii-in-order-for-us-to-crown-richard-i-ralph-nader
the-use-solar-energy-has-not-been-opened-up-because-oil-industry-does-not-own-sun-ralph-nader
the-lesser-two-evils-least-worst-is-not-good-enough-for-american-people-anymore-ralph-nader
there-can-be-no-daily-democracy-without-daily-citizenship-ralph-nader
i-dont-like-too-much-bystanding-onlooking-spectatorbehavior-in-peoples-lives-ralph-nader
we-must-strive-to-become-good-ancestors
if-god-hadnt-meant-for-us-to-eat-sugar-he-wouldnt-have-invented-dentists