In the Public Interest - archives

Greedy Boeing’s Avoidable Design and Software Time Bombs

By Ralph NaderMarch 21, 2019 As internal and external pressures mount to hold Boeing responsible for its criminal negligence, the…

Congressional Airline Survey

The following survey was sent to all members of Congress on May 2, 2018 and May 23, 2018. The letter…

Letters to NBC News Chairman Andrew Lack

February 25, 2019 Andrew LackChairman, NBC News 30 Rockefeller Center New York, NY 10112-0002 Dear Mr. Lack: As a baseball…

OPEN LETTER TO BOEING – Passengers First, Ground the 737 MAX 8 Now!

By Ralph NaderMarch 12, 2019 I called Boeing’s office in Washington, D.C. about the new Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashes…

Who will Displace the Omniciders?

By Ralph NaderMarch 8, 2019 Citizens challenging the towering threat of climate crisis should never underestimate the consequences of our…

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…