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Ralph Nader: "Why Aren't Corporate Crimes Prosecuted?"


On April 20, 2010, author and political gadfly Ralph Nader gave a lecture at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), in Baltimore, MD. He spoke before a near capacity audience for over an hour. Mr. Nader said corporate crimes, as opposed to “street crimes,” go mostly under-reported by the establishment media in the U.S. and are “rarely prosecuted.” He detailed how corporate “misbehavior, negligence and crimes” cost thousands of deaths every year in the country from “preventable” work-related diseases and injuries, [the Massey Mine Explosion]; air pollution; negligence in hospitals; and from medical malpractice cases. He also spotlighted how Wall Street insiders, using various schemes, looted “trillions of dollars” from workers’ pension funds. Mr. Nader added: “Forty-five thousand people die every year because they don’t have any health insurance.” Professor Fimin DeBrabander of MICA introduced Mr. Nader. For more information on Mr. Nader, go here.

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Going unreported, going unpunished, condoned by many elected officials. There's nothing new to report here. Corporate America owns and controls "The Government". They own and control the "News Media". How would one go about doing anything to stop the criminals, the corruption, when "The Government" simple turns their heads away from anything they do? "The Government" is already Owned and Controlled by Corporate America to start with.

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