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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Unpublished Letter to the Washington Post Editor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…

What and Who Gave Us Trump?

By Ralph Nader May 22, 2019 Donald J. Trump’s presidential ambition has simmered for decades. He was and is a…

Trump: Importing Dangerous Medicines and Food and Keeping Consumers in the Dark

By Ralph Nader May 15, 2019 Conservatives favor consumer choice. Consumer information is vital to make that choice meaningful. Corporatists,…

The Contented Classes – When Will They Rebel?

By Ralph Nader May 9, 2019 For all the rhetoric and all the charities regarding America’s children, the U.S. stands…

An Open Letter to the Environmental Community

May 3, 2019 To the Environmental Community: In 2003, political strategist Frank Luntz wrote a confidential Republican Party memo on…

Trump vs. Congress and Our Constitution

By Ralph Nader May 2, 2019 Donald Trump is the most impeachable president in American history. Many Democrats, however, are…