Ralph Nader Says He Will Not Run for President This Year; Plus Nader on the Conventions, Iran, Gore Vidal and Citizen's United

08/01/12 Robert Lorei
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Good morning- welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up we’ll talk with consumer advocate and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader about the upcoming Republican and Democratic National Conventions…..Nader says taxpayers should not be funding those conventions----

But first one listener comment about yesterday’s discussion with investigative reporter Trevor Aaronson on the use of paid political provocateurs at the Republican National Convention in 2008. Here’s what one listener had to say.

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Ralph Nader is a consumer advocate—a former presidential candidate and author of many books including his latest- Getting Steamed to Overcome Corporatism: Build It Together to Win?

Nader says the two major political parties will be taking more than 18 million dollars in taxpayer money to pay for their upcoming conventions—and he says that the parties should be paying for their own conventions---he joins us live on the phone. FMI nader.org and Vote Nader.org

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