By Ralph Nader

4 generations of usa citizens have come to affiliate Ralph Nader with the political matters that experience outlined our age, be it automobile protection within the Nineteen Sixties or the anti-WTO demonstrations that lately close down Seattle. His paintings has effectively formed the Left, elevated govt responsibility, made attainable new legislation, and served as a strong payment opposed to abuses of company energy. during this landmark assortment, the essays that demonstrate the highbrow, social, and political underpinnings of this mythical citizen suggest are introduced jointly for the 1st time.
In The Ralph Nader Reader, we stick with the trajectory of Nader's matters from 1956 to the current and his own evolution from client suggest to presidential candidate. the result's a huge ebook, a useful source for an individual attracted to a distinct imaginative and prescient of democracy that areas citizenship over consumerism, groups over firms, and public curiosity over deepest energy.

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