In the Public Interest

New Auto Safety Report Demands Biden Strengthen Federal Programs Now

By Ralph Nader January 22, 2021 Today the New York Times rediscovered its previous auto safety news beat that blossomed in the 1960s after my book, Unsafe at Any Speed (1965) caused an uproar in Detroit. Reporter Christopher Jensen told New York Times readers about a new report by a coalition of six automotive safety groups demanding that the new…

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Trump’s Finale from Impeachment to Conviction

By Ralph Nader January 15, 2021 Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro, a graduate of Harvard Law School, asked his colleagues: “If inciting a deadly insurrection is not enough to get a president impeached, then what is?” Ten Republicans voted for Impeachment, but 197 House Republicans disagreed. Trump incited the crowd in person on the Mall. He…

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Can Justice Finally Overtake Trump, Its Most Defiant Fugitive?

By Ralph Nader January 8, 2021 Despite the many crimes Donald Trump regularly committed over four years, it took his blatant incitement of the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, to put him on the road to prison. (See: Letter to vice President Mike Pence Re: Invocation of Amendment 25). What…

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Georgians – Go Vote for a Long Overdue Raise!

By Ralph Nader December 31, 2020 Lots of people have Georgia and its crucial two Senate runoff elections next Tuesday on their minds. Some people are pouring money into what will easily be the most expensive Senate races in history. Between the Democrats and Republicans, about half a billion dollars will enrich TV stations and…

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Recidivist Criminal and Constitutional Outlaw Trump Rushes to Pardon Criminal Lawbreakers

By Ralph Nader December 24, 2020 Serial lawbreaker Donald J. Trump is embarking on the most sordid presidential pardon spree in American history. He has already pardoned convicted crooks, thieves, and violent outlaws. Trump’s pardon lawyers are frantically assembling more MAGA besotted individuals and groups to be pardoned wholesale. The number may climb into the…

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Comparing Republican with Democratic Party Energy Levels: No Contest

By Ralph Nader December 18, 2020 The Republican and Democratic Parties have been evaluated in many ways but not often by the standard of sheer energy levels. Compare the ferocious drive by Trump, Republican Senators and Representatives, Attorneys General, and Governors in promoting, with baseless allegations and buckets of lies, overturning the presidential election. Of…

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Go Vote Yourself a Raise, Georgia – You’ve Long Earned It

By Ralph Nader December 11, 2020 All political eyes are on Georgia’s runoff election on January 5th, 2021. Two Senate seats are up for grabs and will decide whether the evil Trumpster and corporatist Senator Mitch McConnell stays in total control of the U.S. Senate or not. If the Democrats win both seats, the Senate…

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Americans: For Most Roads Ahead, It’s All about the Congress!

By Ralph Nader December 4, 2020 We know their names! We’ve given immense power to Five Hundred and Thirty-Five People to do good or bad. One Hundred Senators and Four Hundred and Thirty-Five Representatives. Unfortunately, some 1500 corporations control most Members of Congress. Think about all the dreams for a better world that could come…

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Biden Needs To Report Trump’s Wreckage in Executive Branch as Markers

The Biden Transition team is about to connect with the Trumpsters running federal departments and agencies into the ground. The Biden staff should prepare for serial shocks. Biden’s people will be observing the first glimpses of staggering wreckage and corruption. They need to tell the American people what they find. The Trump regime gave itself…

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Trump’s Massive, Lawless, and Immoral Legacy to Our Country Will Continue Unless …

By Ralph Nader November 20, 2020 Trump has gotten away with almost everything throughout his bankruptcy-driven business career and his corrupt, cruel, and costly political years in the White House. Things changed on November 3, when he was retired by the voters. Refusing to concede, however, so as to prolong his crazed fantasies, Trump is…

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