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Callers say – “Can’t Get Through” – Callees say – “Don’t Want to Let Them Through”

By Ralph Nader July 28, 2022 Most of us play both roles of the Caller and Callee. Guess which role rules? The Callee. I’ve lost count of how many older adults tell me, week after week, how hard it is … Continue reading

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Weaning the State Department from War-making to Peaceful Robust Diplomacy

By Ralph Nader July 22, 2022 Other than being an adjunct booster of overseas Pentagon military operations and refortifying its vulnerable embassies, what does the U.S. State Department stand for and do anymore? Sometimes it’s hard to see much difference … Continue reading

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U.S. China Policy: A Perilous Arms Race Instead of Waging Critical Cooperation

By Ralph Nader July 11, 2022 Did the Biden officials know what they were doing when they announced a broad expansion of export controls on China? China is the world’s second-largest economy, which is intricately intertwined with the economy of … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate – From Partisan (GOP) Swamp to a Bipartisan Graveyard for Democracy

By Ralph Nader June 16, 2022 Since January 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed 412 bills (See: Congress.gov) and sent them to the Senate. Unfortunately, the Senate hasn’t acted. “What?” you say, “don’t the Democrats control both Chambers … Continue reading

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