The Ralph Nader Reader (Paperback)
Four generations of Americans have come to associate Ralph Nader with the political issues that have defined our age, be it car safety in the 1960s or the anti-WTO demonstrations that recently shut down Seattle. His work has successfully shaped the Left, increased government accountability, made possible new laws, and served as a powerful check against abuses of corporate power. In this landmark collection, the essays that reveal the intellectual, social, and political underpinnings of this legendary citizen advocate are brought together for the first time.
In The Ralph Nader Reader, we follow the trajectory of Nader's concerns from 1956 to the present and his personal evolution from consumer advocate to presidential candidate. The result is a monumental book, an invaluable resource for anyone interested in a unique vision of democracy that places citizenship over consumerism, communities over corporations, and public interest over private power.
About the Author
Ralph Nader is an American attorney, author, lecturer, and political activist.
Barbara Ehrenreich is the author of several books, including the "New York Times" bestseller "Nickel and Dimed". She is a frequent contributor to the "New York Times", "Progressive", "Harper s", and "Time" magazine and currently lives in Florida.