Ralph Nader: End the War on Drugs + Book Fair with Ralph Nader and Chris Hedges

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“Only the Super Rich Can Save Us”
with Ralph Nader
C-SPAN Video Library
Nov. 15, 2009

Ralph Nader talked about his novel “Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!” Seven Stories Press; September 22, 2009. In his book he speculates on what could happen if America’s wealthiest individuals decided to work for the collective good. Mr. Nader, a consumer activist, had previously campaigned to be the president of the United States as the Green Party nominee and as an independent. This event of the 26th Miami Book Fair International took place Sunday, November 15, 2009, 10:00 a.m., in the Chapman Conference Center of Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus. Included in program ID 289996-1.

video: [“Only the Super Rich Can Save Us”] – C-SPAN Video Library.

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Politics and Culture Panel

C-SPAN Video Library
Nov. 15, 2009

Authors talked about their books on politics and culture. George Packer is the author of Interesting Times: Writings from a Turbulent Decade Farrar, Straus and Giroux; November 10, 2009. Chris Hedges is the author of Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle Nation Books; July 13, 2009. Sam Tanenhaus is the author of The Death of Conservatism Random House, 2009. “Political History/Cultural Analysis,” an event of the 26th Miami Book Fair International, took place Sunday, November 15, 2009, 12:00 p.m., in the Chapman Conference Center of Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus. Included in program ID 289996-1.

via Politics and Culture Panel – C-SPAN Video Library.

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The entire program which includes the above video links:

2009 Miami Book Fair International, Sunday

with Ralph Nader
and Chris Hedges
Featured Writer
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C-SPAN Video Library

BookTV featured live coverage from the 2009 Miami Book Fair International. Scheduled events included: 10:00 a.m. – Ralph Nader, author of Only the Super Rich Can Save Us 10:55 a.m. – live call-in with Ralph Nader 12:00 p.m. – Politics and Culture Panel: George Packer, author of Interesting Times; Chris Hedges, author of Empire of Illusion; and Sam Tanenhaus, author of The Death of Conservatism 1:30 p.m. – Israel Panel: Rich Cohen, author of Israel Is Real; Joel Schalit, author of Israel v. Utopia; and Dan Senor, author of Start-Up Nation 3:00 p.m. – Norman Podhoretz, author of Why Are Jews Liberal? 4:00 p.m.- live call-in with Norman Podhoretz

video: 2009 Miami Book Fair International, Sunday – C-SPAN Video Library [Ralph’s Q&A starts at around 90 mins in]

see

Still Waiting for Health Care by Ralph Nader

Chris Hedges: Empire of Illusion – The Cult of Self

11 thoughts on “Ralph Nader: End the War on Drugs + Book Fair with Ralph Nader and Chris Hedges

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  6. A third party consortium within both houses would cause chaos with the business as usual rubber stamping Washington, D.C. Dem./Rep. crowd.
    Its Washington, D.C., not Washington, U.S. of A.!

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  8. Underling the corporate role in the undermining of the country is possibly the book’s best aspect.

    Nader sounds like he’s still campaigning.

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