In the Public Interest - archives

Going Fundamental Eludes Congressional Progressives

By Ralph Nader August 15, 2018 I’ve recently received fundraising letters from Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Chuck Schumer on…

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook— Serf Labor, Overpriced iPhones, and Wasted Burning Profits

By Ralph Nader August 7, 2018 The New York Times screamed its Headline— “In 1997, Apple was 90 Days from…

Why Not Tell Us Their Names?

By Ralph Nader August 1, 2018 In elementary school they taught us the names of inventors. Eli Whitney invented the…

Savers Alert: Tens of Billions of Higher Interest Dollars are Yours for the Asking

By Ralph Nader July 26, 2018 American bank customers are losing billions of dollars in higher interest payments because they’re…

Letter to Gary Kelly of Southwest Airlines

Gary Kelly, CEO Southwest Airlines 2702 Love Field Dr. Dallas, TX 75235 Dear Mr. Kelly: Why would an airline company,…

Warner Slack—Doctor for the People Forever

By Ralph Nader July 18, 2018 Warner Slack was a humble, multi-faceted great American physician at Harvard Medical School’s affiliated…

Universal Voting Dissolves the Obstacles Facing Voters

By Ralph Nader July 11, 2018 When will the authoritarians and their political henchmen stop harassing American voters and let…

Letter to Senator Grassley, July 6, 2018

Chairman Charles Grassley Senate Judiciary Committee U.S. Senate SH-135 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Grassley: It’s…

Letter to Trump, July 6, 2018

President Donald Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Trump: It has become overwhelmingly…

Recommendations for Engrossing Summer Reading and Viewing

Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life by Nassim Taleb (Random House, 2018). Taleb writes: “The necessity of…