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Dawn Carpenter welcomes you to a new episode of More Than Money where she continues the conversation on corporate social responsibility started on Season 1, but this time focusing on the consumer perspective. Unfortunately, we live in a time when we take for granted that the products we consume  should be and are safe, but this has not always been the case. In this episode, Dawn engages in a deep conversation with Ralph Nader, the man that is known for doing more than any single person to advance our cry for the production of safe products and good responsible business practice. Listen to this episode, get inspired, and remember that we all have within us the power to change and make change.


Key takeaways:

[2:15] Ralph Nader career briefing.

[3:20] How Ralph Nader started his involvement in consumer safety activism?

[7:23] Organization first built for consumers safety.

[8:24] Role of the courts in enforcing and mandating corporations to be responsible.

[10:15] Why corporations didn't do the right thing from the beginning?

[12:23] Consumer advocacy role that had the most impact.

[14:05] The Museum of Tort Law.

[14:54] Challenges for future activists.

[15:21] Medical malpractice in the U.S.

[16:38] Legacy that Ralph Nader wants to leave.

[18:44] How companies can be inspired to do better?

[22:10] Ralph Nader Radio show


Mentioned in this episode:

The Museum of Tort Law

The Ralph Nader Radio Hour Podcast 

Free Ralph Nader weekly column

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