Special Features

Statement on the DeFazio Report

The House Transportation Committee report documented serious past failures and cover-ups relating to the Boeing 737 MAX disasters. The report did not address the imminent question of returning the 737 MAX to service. Such a return should never happen without addressing and fixing the basic aerodynamic instabilities that rendered it unairworthy. The next step, according…

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Ralph Nader and Colleagues Call on Speaker Pelosi to Revive the Office of Technology Assessment

August 3, 2020 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Office of the Speaker H-252 U.S. Capitol United States Congress Washington, DC 20515 RE: Your Authority to Fund the Defunded Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) Constructive Leverage! Dear Speaker Pelosi, A critical arm and intellectual infrastructure of Congress – the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) – has been…

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Letter to AOC 7.31.20

July 31, 2020 Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 229 Cannon House Office Building U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515-3214 Dear Representative Ocasio-Cortez, Your going to the floor of the House of Representatives to take to task Representative Ted Yoho for his disgusting and sexist epithet following your exchange with him exposed to a national audience the…

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Nader Calls On President Trump to Cancel Tulsa Rally

Ralph Nader and Richard L. Newman of the American Museum of Tort Law call on President Donald J. Trump and the Trump Re-election Campaign to cancel or postpone the rally scheduled for the BOK Center in Tulsa on June 20th. The text of the letter is attached. For inquiries, contact Richard L. Newman, 203-770-3072; [email protected]

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Annual Recommended Summer Reading List 2020

Readers think. Thinkers read. During this “sheltered summer” empower yourself with these highly recommended books by Ralph Nader, and listen to these authors interviewed on The Ralph Nader Radio Hour. “A Short History of Presidential Election Crises (And How to Prevent the Next One)” by Alan Hirsch. City Lights, 2020. Trump’s madness and lying ways…

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Letter to Governor Cuomo, May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020 The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo 
Governor of New York State
 NYS State Capitol Building
 Albany, NY 12224 Dear Governor Cuomo, The major revenue source described below is one that you have been familiar with during your tenure as Governor but have avoided due to over-reaching corporate resistance. Now, given your precise predictions…

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An Open Letter to Donald Re: “Quickly Spreading Virus Raises Fears Across China,” Washington Post, 1/21/2020

January 22, 2020 President Donald J. Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington D.C. 20500 Dear President Trump: This is a short letter with a serious message about national security and safety. It has now been established that the Coronavirus spreading in China can be communicated from human to human. That includes you…

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OPEN LETTER TO DONALD TRUMP from Mark Green and Ralph Nader

Dear Donald, It’s been a while. I [Mark Green] last saw you & Melania when you walked into my final fund-raiser for Mayor on November 4, 2001. You joined the Clintons, Cuomos, Jon Stewart and 1100 other guests in our effort to defeat Republican nominee Bloomberg. Thanks again for your $4500 contribution. In this very…

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Nader and Constitutional Scholars Push for 12 Articles of Impeachment

November 26, 2019 On November 22, 2019, Ralph Nader, Louis Fisher, Bruce Fein wrote to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urging her to act on their proposed 12 Articles of Impeachment. Both the letter and the Articles of Impeachment can be seen below. 300 New Jersey Avenue, N.W. Suite 900 Washington, D.C. 20001 202-465-8728 November 22,…

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Statement of Ralph Nader on Statehood for the District of Columbia

Submitted for the record of the House Judiciary Committee Hearings on September 19, 2019 It is important for Democrats and Republicans to give voice to people whose voice is not heard inside the corridors of power.  More than 600,000 of those people live in the District of Columbia.  As the capital of this nation, the…

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