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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…

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.…