Friday, September 1, 2000

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  • Ralph Nader Takes On Wall Street and the Commission On Presidential Debates

    Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader crisscrossed New York yesterday, railing against big business from the heart of corporate America. He hammered away against corporate crime, exploitation of workers and special interest money in politics.

  • It Ain’t Easy Telling the Commission On Presidential Debates What You Think

    Following up on our show yesterday on the Commission on Presidential Debates and its exclusion of third party candidates. On the program, Janet Brown, the Executive Director of the CPD, was reluctant to give out a phone number where people could express their concerns about the CPD’s policies. She said all the relevant phone and fax numbers could be found on their website: www.debates.org. Well Democracy Now! Producer Jeremy Scahill set out to try and find those numbers on the CPD website. Call the Commission on Presidential Debates and tell them what you think: (202) 872-1020

  • Firestone Death Toll Rises to 88

    Federal authorities said yesterday that 26 more U.S. traffic deaths–for a total of 88–are under investigation in connection with recalled Firestone tires.

  • Where in the World Is Hugo Chavez?

    Venezuela’s consumer protection agency recommended yesterday that criminal charges be filed against tire maker Bridgestone Corp. and Ford Motor Co. over product defects linked to at least 46 deaths in Venezuelan road accidents.

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