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Ralph Nader Presidential Candidacy

Nader Elected Bush, Now He's Trying to Elect Trump

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The eternal argument of not voting for the lesser of two evils, in this case Trump or Clinton, will almost certainly rage all the way up to Election Day. Nader almost certainly will be hauled out repeatedly to make the argument that progressive voters should reject all the exhortations from Clinton backers to jump on her bandwagon out of fear of the bogeyman Trump.

DNC Must Heed Warning Bells From 2000

Bennet Kelley | Posted 12.29.2016 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

Fifteen years ago, the Democrats' heir apparent sought to succeed a termed out president, but was faced with a challenge on the left from a popular senator and persistent net negative approval ratings. Sound familiar?

My Support for Ralph Nader Ten Years Later: Lessons Learned

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

The less from 2000 is that the idea that one can "teach the Democrats a lesson" by voting for a progressive third party or not voting at all and thereby allowing Republicans to win just doesn't seem to work.

What the Gay Boycott of the DNC Can Do

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

There is a gay boycott of the Democratic Party afoot, and it has the potential to turn into something that leads to real change in American politics.

Bob's Your Uncle

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jan Herman

I understand Nader's points about policy and agree with him, but he should have offered some kind of apology for the personal nature of his attack on Obama.

Oh I Get It, The Left Just Doesn't Want to Win This Year

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Obama's a pragmatist, not a messiah. He has to win in order to make the changes I want. What merit is there in attacking him for his stance on FISA, now?

Gabriel Sherman, TNR and Nader's Traitors

James Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Love

I think Ralph Nader has done more than any other living U.S. politician to improve the lives of Americans. But that was not how I was quoted.

Republican Nominee Most Threatened By Independent Presidential Candidate

Kirsten Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kirsten Anderson

Now that the field of candidates has narrowed...could it expand again? The Democrats are down to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Mitt Romney is go...