In the Public Interest - archives

The Uplifting Magic of Mother’s Day in These Perilous Days

By Ralph Nader April 27, 2020 As Mother’s Day approaches, the celebration of our Mothers is overshadowed by the mounting…

A Response to Mr. George Selgin’s Reaction to My Brief Letter to Chairman Jerome Powell of the Federal Reserve

By Ralph Nader April 24, 2020 There are many ways to respond to Mr. George Selgin’s reaction to my brief…

Stopping Trump’s Demonic Reversals of the Long-term Benefits of the First Earth Day April 22, 1970

By Ralph Nader April 22, 2020 Earth Day, April 22, 1970 was the most consequential demonstration of civic energy in…

Cowardly Congress Chooses to be AWOL: Shouldn’t Our Elected Representatives be on the Job Providing Essential Services?

By Ralph Nader April 17, 2020 In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic a careening, confused President is fibbing, flailing,…

The Week We Should Not Forget for Our Own Sake

By Ralph Nader April 10, 2020 Much happened this week and we can’t afford to ignore any of it. The…

Letter to Chairman Jerome H. Powell of the Federal Reserve – April 7, 2020

Jerome H. Powell Chairman Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve 20th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20551…

Trump’s 7 Pro-Contagion Reversals Increase the Coronavirus Toll

By Ralph Nader April 3, 2020 Trump ridiculed, then minimized, then delayed the federal government’s response to the coronavirus for…

Out of the Coronavirus Crisis Can Come Efficient Historic Changes for Justice

By Ralph Nader March 27, 2020 Many of us have heard that the Chinese character for “crisis” is also the…

For America’s Urgent Health and Safety, Trump Needs to Resign!

By Ralph Nader March 20, 2020 Leaning on sober-minded experts in infectious diseases at his daily news conferences, Trump is…

The Federal Reserve Dictatorship Runs Amok Against Savers

By Ralph Nader March 18, 2020 If you are a saver in a money market account or in a bank,…