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…

The Mutually Reinforcing U.S. and Israeli Empires

April 5, 2024
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By Ralph Nader April 5, 2024 The U.S. government’s unwavering commitment to Israel’s annihilation of Gaza – torrents of heavy weaponry, diplomatic and political cover, and vast majorities in Congress swearing fealty to Netanyahu’s extremist regime – is usually attributed to AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee), the powerful domestic pro-Israeli government lobby, organized in…

Bomber Biden Doesn’t Wage Peace, Save Civilians or Listen to American Antiwar Crimes Advocates

March 29, 2024
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By Ralph Nader March 29, 2024 Joe Biden has long had a problem with PEACE – as in “ceasefires,” “serious peace negotiations,” and conditioning the transfer or sale of major weapons systems as required by five U.S. criminal statutes. From one side of his mouth, Biden urges futilely Israeli compliance with international law while on…

Bruce Fein: Will Trump Accept Defeat?

March 28, 2024
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March 28, 2024 JOURNALIST DUTY TO KEEP ASKING TRUMP WHETHER HE WILL ACCEPT THE OUTCOME OF THE 2024 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION  On December 3, 2022, Donald Trump on Truth Social declared that the rules of the Constitution should be “terminated” if he decreed that an election was fraudulent. On May 10, 2023, Mr. Trump maintained during…

Is the Same Old Democratic Party Ready to Correct Course? In Time?

March 22, 2024
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By Ralph Nader March 22, 2024 While calling this year’s presidential election against Der Fuhrer Donald Trump the most critical ever, the Democratic Party is using the same old playbook for this year’s campaigns. The same old obsession with raising record amounts of money at the expense of presenting an authentic, vibrant agenda that will…