In the Public Interest - archives

Unleashed Graphic Designers – Art over Function

By Ralph Nader February 27, 2019 Many readers object to illegible print in contemporary print newspapers and magazines. In today’s…

What are Torts? They’re Everywhere!

By Ralph Nader February 20, 2019 What exposed the Tobacco industry’s carcinogenic cover-up? The lethal asbestos industry cover-up? The General…

The Realized Temptations of NPR and PBS

By Ralph Nader February 13, 2019 Correction (2/14/2019): The Albany radio station WAMC was incorrectly identified as WMAL. Recently an elderly…

Rand Paul’s Call—Reality vs. Rigidity

By Ralph Nader February 7, 2019 Two contemporary stories about Senator Rand Paul (R- KY) illustrate the disconnect between one’s…

Demand Critical Congressional Hearings – Long Overdue, Avoided or Blocked

By Ralph Nader January 30, 2019 Earlier this month I wrote a column listing twelve major redirections or reforms that…

John C. Bogle: Renaissance Money Manager for the People and More

By Ralph Nader January 24, 2019 The accolades were uniformly respectful for the honest, innovative, and unyielding defender of shareholder/investor…

Bar Barr or Regret this Dictatorial Attorney General

By Ralph Nader January 17, 2019 Many Senate Democrats are throwing in the towel on the nomination of William Barr…

Southwest Airlines Herb Kelleher – One of a Kind!

By Ralph Nader January 9, 2019 When Herb Kelleher, the joyous, fun-loving Founder and retired CEO of Southwest Airlines soared…

“It’s Your Congress, People!” Make it work for you!

By Ralph Nader January 3, 2019 Congress is the Constitutionally delegated repository of the sovereign authority of the people (the…

25 Ways the Canadian Health Care System is Better than Obamacare

By Ralph Nader December 26, 2018 Dear America: Costly complexity is baked into Obamacare. No health insurance system is without…