CONSUMERISM: Nader's Conglomerate

In the seven years since he began making headlines with exposes of unsafe cars, Ralph Nader has broadened his interests enough and launched enough consumer organizations to rival any corporate conglomerateur. Annoyed critics have kept hoping that he would either run out of steam or start boring the public. Instead, Nader supplied fresh evidence last week that he is as energetic, and as capable of enlisting new allies, as ever.

As a starter, Nader's Washington-based Center for Study of Responsive Law issued the latest of its more than 20 books and reports to...

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