Letter to AOC 7.31.20

July 31, 2020
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July 31, 2020 Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 229 Cannon House Office Building U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515-3214 Dear Representative Ocasio-Cortez, Your going to the floor of the House of Representatives to take to task Representative Ted Yoho for his disgusting and sexist epithet following your exchange with him exposed to a national audience the…

Fed Guarantees Unproductive Debt and Perilous Speculation

July 24, 2020
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By Ralph Nader July 24, 2020 The Federal Reserve Board – our unaccountable Central Bank – needs more citizen and Congressional supervision. Fees from financial institutions fund its operations, not Congressional appropriations. It is as secret as it wants to be and that’s plenty. (See Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the…

Calls Mounting For Trump to Step Aside From Covid-19 Bungling

July 17, 2020
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By Ralph Nader July 17, 2020 Public Citizen’s open letter, co-signed by over twenty nonprofit civic organizations working for the public health, demanded that Trump and Pence immediately give up their disastrous daily mismanagement of the Covid-19 response. Trump’s bungling and ignorance have allowed the Covid-19 virus to spread faster at an alarming rate around…

The Enduring Case for Demanding Trump’s Resignation

July 10, 2020
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By Ralph Nader July 10, 2020 Today’s New York Times headline boldly exclaimed, “PRESIDENT IS ‘NOT ABOVE THE LAW,’ JUSTICES DECIDE.” But then the Supreme Court majority found a way not to apply the law to Trump’s defiance of Congress. Didn’t this question get decided in 1776 and more formally in 1787 by our Founders?…

Statement by Ralph Nader and Bruce Fein on Trump v. Mazars

July 9, 2020
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The partial U.S. House of Representatives victory in the enforcement of four subpoenas for Trump and family financial records from third parties in Trump v. Mazars today in SCOTUS underscores the folly of congressional resort to federal courts in lieu of impeachment for defiance of subpoenas. The subpoenas were issued in April 2019. The SCOTUS…

Trump and Pence – Step Aside for Professional Pandemic Scientists and Managers

July 2, 2020
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By Ralph Nader July 2, 2020 Major changes in society can be accomplished by a fast-emerging, broad-based civic jolt so obvious and persuasive that it overwhelms the entrenched powers. The most urgent job is for people to organize to get Trump and Pence to step aside from their bungling, making-matters-worse mismanagement of the Covid-19 pandemic.…

Letter to President Trump – June 26, 2020

June 29, 2020
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June 26, 2020 President Donald J. Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Trump: Do you think you have enough on your table these days? Wait until the Israeli government, fortified economically and militarily by U.S. taxpayers, illegally annexes a large region of the Palestinian West Bank, including the…

Congress Must Hold President Trump Accountable!

June 26, 2020
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By Ralph Nader June 26, 2020 Here is an abridged version of a letter sent on June 22, 2020, by me and two constitutional law experts Bruce Fein and Lou Fisher, to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerald Nadler, and the Committee’s Vice Chairman, Jamie Raskin. It touches on where Congress has…

Nader Calls On President Trump to Cancel Tulsa Rally

June 19, 2020
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Ralph Nader and Richard L. Newman of the American Museum of Tort Law call on President Donald J. Trump and the Trump Re-election Campaign to cancel or postpone the rally scheduled for the BOK Center in Tulsa on June 20th. The text of the letter is attached. For inquiries, contact Richard L. Newman, 203-770-3072; [email protected]

From the Covid-19 Battle Can Come Unstoppable Citizen Power to Propel “Full Medicare for All” Through Congress

June 18, 2020
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By Ralph Nader June 18, 2020 Frontline healthcare, transit, and grocery clerk workers are too busy risking their lives helping and saving people exposed to the deadly Covid-19 pandemic to see themselves emerging as the force that can overcome decades of commercial obstruction to full Medicare for All. These heroic, courageous, and selfless people are…