product description page
Breaking Through Power : It's Easier Than We Think (Paperback) (Ralph Nader)
About this item
"I read Ralph Nader for the same reasons that I read Tom Paine. He knows what he thinks, says what he means, and his courage is a lesson for us all."Lewis Lapham
"Nader insists on speaking up for the little people and backs his arguments and decent sentiments with hard facts."Publishers Weekly
"Ralph Nader is without a doubt the most dedicated, fearless, and intelligent citizen crusader America has ever been fortunate enough to have in our midst."Nomi Prins, author ofAll the Presidents' Bankers
In Breaking Through Power, Nader draws from a lifetime of lessons learned from wagingand often winningDavid-and-Goliath battles against big corporations and the United States government. In this succinct, Tom Paine-style wake-up call, the iconic consumer advocate highlights the success stories of fellow Americans who organize change and work together to derail the many ways in which wealth manipulates politics, labor, media, the environment and the quality of national life today. Nader makes an inspired case about how the nation canand mustbe democratically managed by communities guided by the United States Constitution, not by the dictates of big businesses and the wealthy few. This is classic Ralph Nader, a crystallization of the core political beliefs and commitments that have driven his lifetime of advocacy for greater democracy.