Ralph Nader and the Billionaires
Two billionaires, Ted Turner and Peter Lewis talk with Ralph Nader. They discuss the activism, Iraq War, marijuana, hemp, nuclear power and health insurance and more.
Ralph Nader is the founder of the consumers' rights movement. He played a key role in the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Freedom of Information Act and the Consumer Product Safety Commission. He has harshly criticized the two major political parties for preserving a campaign finance system that makes them both dependent on wealthy contributors.
Ted Turner founded of the cable news network CNN and the cable channel TBS. He owns 2.1 million acres of land across 12 states and also 100,000 acres in South America. According to Forbes magazine he is worth $2.1 billion. The United Nations Foundation was started with a $1 billion grant from Ted Turner to support the United Nations in executing its programs worldwide.
Peter Lewis is the chairman and CEO of Progressive Corporation, the fourth largest U.S. personal auto insurer and he's worth $1.05 billion. He has donated multi-millions to Princeton University, Marijuana Policy Project, American Civil Liberties Union, MoveOn and many more charities and political groups.
Source: RALPH NADER, TED TURNER & PETER LEWIS
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Music includes R.E.M. - It's The End Of The World As We Know It, John Fogert - Deja Vu (All Over Again), Jimi Hendrix - If 6 Was 9, Gil Scott-Heron - The Liberation Song (Red, Black And Green), Beatles - Rocky Raccoon