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STATEMENT BY RALPH NADER AND BRUCE FEIN ON THE SENATE’S IMPEACHMENT ACQUITTAL OF DONALD J. TRUMP

Donald J. Trump has once again circumvented justice, but not because of a want of facts or law. His life preserver was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to refrain from calling critical witnesses possessing “smoking gun” incriminating evidence at Mr. Trump’s second impeachment trial. Her plan to abandon an Ace of Spades for a Two…

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Why didn’t Speaker Pelosi call the witnesses?

February 13, 2021 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Office of the Speaker H-252 US Capitol Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Madam Speaker: More than 240 years of heroic sacrifices by our forbearers to plant the seeds of a government of the people, by the people, for the people are not being furthered by your shortsighted eagerness for…

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Letter to Vice President Mike Pence Re: Invocation of Amendment 25

January 7, 2021 Honorable Mike Pence Vice President of the United States The White House Office of the Vice President 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. Vice President: We strongly urge you and your Cabinet colleagues to invoke paragraph 3 of Amendment 25 to have you immediately assume the powers and duties…

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Statement by Ralph Nader and Bruce Fein on Trump, Hannity and Limbaugh Election Law Violations

Conservative media celebrities Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh have flagrantly violated the federal election law prohibition of donating anything of value exceeding $2,800 to a presidential candidate. The ongoing strategic collaboration between Trump, Hannity and Limbaugh is obvious and has been widely documented in newspapers and books. Both Hannity and Limbaugh have collaborated with President…

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Suggestions for Successful Elections in 2020 at All Levels

The following are Eleven Suggestions, with useful links, for getting out more progressive voters to the polls in the approaching elections at the local, state and national levels. For a variety of reasons and causes, tens of millions of eligible Americans do not vote. These ideas can spark interest and participation by these citizens, and…

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Harold Evans

Harold Evans was one of the greatest newspaper editors of the 20th century. He pushed British journalism into investigative areas that were never before covered. He took on corporate crime and brushed aside censorship and self-censorship in the business and profession of journalism. As an author-historian, he had inexhaustible energy and unique angles of insight…

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Why Do Americans Give Away So Much Control to Corporations?

By Ralph Nader September 18, 2020 The American people own most of the wealth – private and public – and most of the information in the country. The top one percent do not. The American people have most of the power in the country. The top one percent do not. These assertions may surprise you,…

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Ralph Nader Statement About Kevin Zeese

Monday, September 7, 2020 Democracies don’t produce many extraordinary civic leaders like Kevin Zeese. He was super-passionate for justice for all and he had deep substantive knowledge about the law, the political economy and the environment. Kevin linked this knowledge to bold organizing and relentlessly put many elevating forces in motion that will continue and…

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Letter to President and CEO of NPR

John Lansing President and CEO National Public Radio 1111 North Capitol Street, NE Washington, DC 20002 Dear Mr. Lansing, Raymond James is a major sponsor of National Public Radio. One sponsorship promotion on NPR, Raymond James says: “Since our beginning, our business has been people and their financial well-being.” Raymond James’ business has also been…

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A Memorable Statement to Contemplate

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

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