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Nader Outlines Criteria for Next FAA Administrator

On July 10, 2019 the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee voted 14-12 in favor of Mr. Dickson’s nomination.  The…

An Unsurpassable Sterling Record of Stamina!

By Ralph Nader July 10, 2019 I’ve always been fascinated by stamina. Lou Gehrig was my boyhood hero, and not…

Highly Recommended Books for 2019 Summer Reading

By Ralph Nader July 1, 2019 The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New…

Letter to Chairman Clayton

June 27, 2019 Chairman Jay Clayton Securities and Exchange Commission 100 F Street, NE Washington, DC 20549 Dear Chairman Clayton,…

Trump Invites Debates Over Omnivorous Crony Capitalism

By Ralph Nader June 27, 2019 Donald J. Trump’s 2020 election strategy is to connect his potential Democratic opponents with…

Congressional Interns and Congress Redirections—A Meeting

By Ralph Nader June 19, 2019 On a beautiful, breezy day last week, I spoke to a roomful of Congressional…

Unpublished Letter to the Washington Post Editor

March 14, 2019 Dear Editor: Regarding the op-ed by the Dalai Lama and Arthur C. Brooks: “All of Us Can…

It is Time to Rediscover Print Newspapers

By Ralph Nader June 12, 2019 Friends often ask me why I spend so much time reading print versions of…

FAA’s Boeing-biased Officials: Recuse Yourselves or Resign

By Ralph Nader June 7, 2019 The Boeing-driven FAA is rushing to unground the notorious prone-to-stall Boeing 737 MAX (that…

Society Is In Decay – When the Worst is First and the Best is Last

By Ralph Nader May 29, 2019 Plutocrats like to control the range of permissible public dialogue. Plutocrats also like to…