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Tuesday, August 20, 1996 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | PREVIOUS: Continued excerpts from Ralph Nader’s...
1996-08-20

Continued excerpts from Ralph Nader’s acceptance speech

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Nader outlines solutions to the problems facing the country. These include developing alternative energy sources;  
following up on pilot housing projects to solve homelessness; a universal single-payer health care system modeled on Canada’s; fast, reliable, and pollution-free public transportation; the use of pest  
management control, crop rotation, and organic farming; shift toward citizen and liberal education; upgraded labor laws; tax checkoffs to prevent pharmaceutical corporations from getting big gains from publicly-funded research; public funding of elections; improved ballot access for third parties; establishing the initiative, referendum, and recall in every state; adding a binding 'none of the above' option to the ballot; 12 year legislative term limits; and the reconstruction of civic community.

Keywords: Ralph Nader, Green Party, 1996 Presidential election

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