Nonfiction Summer Reading Recommendations

June 14, 2024
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By Ralph Nader June 14, 2024 1. “The Emperor’s Nightmare” by Robert A. G. Monks (2022). Harvard lawyer, former CEO and Shareholder Rights Activist, Monks digs deep inside big corporate power and the devastating impact of this corpocracy on weakened democratic institutions. Constitutional reset is crucial, he concludes. 2. “Corporate Bullsh*t: Exposing the Lies and…

Joe Biden: Pushing America Deeper into the Russian/Ukrainian War

June 8, 2024
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Is Joe Biden increasingly slipping America into the quagmire of the Russian/Ukrainian war? Something like the U.S. did in Vietnam? When Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, Biden announced that the U.S. government would help Ukraine for “as long as it takes.” Despite being someone who taught classes on the “separation of powers,” he…

“No One Is Above the Law” – Really Mr. Biden?

May 31, 2024
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After the jury came in with its verdict that Donald Trump was guilty of a scheme and coverup to illegally influence the 2016 election, the Biden campaign issued a statement saying that the judgment demonstrated that “no one is above the law,” not even a former President. The overwhelming truth is that the majority of…

Joe Biden’s Deceptive-Declaration Zigs & Deadly-Deed Zags

May 25, 2024
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As the keynote speaker at Morehouse College in Atlanta last week, Joe Biden listened to the class Valedictorian’s call for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza. The President nodded and applauded with others in the assembly. In contrast, he had just approved another billion dollars in killer weapons for the genocidal Netanyahu regime to blow up…

Tapping Into the Vast Safety Potential of “Loss Prevention” by the Insurance Industry

May 17, 2024
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By Ralph Nader May 17, 2024 A recent newspaper article reports that GEICO, one of the largest auto insurers in the U.S., has amassed a staggering $189 billion in cash, apart from the reserves required by law to insure the volume of potential claims by its policyholders. Angry consumers have cried out about auto insurance…

Ultraprocessed Deadly Corporate Food Demands Action

May 10, 2024
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By Ralph Nader May 10, 2024 About forty-five years ago, at a social gathering, I asked an executive of a Minneapolis-based large food processing company if he fed heavily sugared cereals to his children. He smiled as he shook his head. Smart person. His and other major companies producing what is now called Ultraprocessed Foods…

The Summer of Student Activist Protests

May 3, 2024
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By Ralph Nader May 3, 2024 At many college campuses, students are protesting in opposition to the Biden Administration’s unconditional backing, with weapons and diplomatic cover, of Netanyahu’s continuing serial war crimes slaughtering tens of thousands of Palestinian civilians in Gaza, most of them children and women. Hundreds of faculty members are defending these valiant…

Since 2019, None of the Tort Cases from the Boeing 737MAX Crash in Ethiopia Have Gone to Trial by Jury. Why?

April 26, 2024
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By Ralph Nader and Bruce Fein April 26, 2024 For the citizenry to understand the prolonged status of the civil litigation brought by the families of the 156 people killed in Boeing’s 737MAX airplane crash in Ethiopia on March 10, 2019, we are attaching the following letter to the presiding Federal Judge Jorge L. Alonso.…

Palestinians as “The Others”

April 20, 2024
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By Ralph Nader April 20, 2024 Throughout history, military empires have reduced their victims, their subjugated, and their abducted to a state of “The Others.” The political and mass media institutions usually follow suit by supporting their empire’s predatory policies with slanted coverage. Such is the case with the U.S. global and the Israeli regional…

New Book: Choosing Regular Food to Extend Longevity

April 12, 2024
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By Ralph Nader April 12, 2024 It is not often that a best-selling author and correspondent on consumer, food, medical, and health issues comes up with an idea for all Eaters that nobody has thought of before. Jean Carper, with sixty years of experience, has done just that with her brand-new book provocatively titled “100…