In the Public Interest - archives

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…

Letter to President Donald Trump

December 13, 2018 President Donald Trump White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Trump: After repeatedly…

For Year End Charitable Giving—Some Favorites

Here are some of my favorite, frugal, effective non-profit citizen action organizations that you may wish to favor with your…

Are the New Congressional Progressives Real? Use These Yardsticks to Find Out

By Ralph Nader December 12, 2018 In November, about 25 progressive Democrats were newly elected to the House of Representatives.…

New Book about Ethics and Whistleblowing for Engineers Affects Us All!

By Ralph Nader December 7, 2018 It’s tough to be an engineering student these days, with so many new developments…

First Step Post-Election – Open Up the Closed, Secretive Congress

By Ralph Nader November 28, 2018 Following the mid-term elections, progressive citizen groups have to advance an agenda that makes…

If It Takes the Rats to Wake Up Us and Congress, Bring Them On! This Book Shows How!

By Ralph Nader November 20, 2018 Let’s get down to the all-important matter of Congressional performance. No matter how pollsters…

The War Over Words: Republicans Easily Defeat the Democrats

By Ralph Nader November 15, 2018 The Republican Party lost ground in the Congressional and state elections earlier this month,…