What the Mass Media Needs to Cover Re: Israel/Gaza Conflict

By Ralph Nader February 23, 2024 Last October 27, I suggested subjects the mainstream media needed to cover relating to the saturation bombing of Gaza and its defenseless civilian families and infrastructure. Looking at these topics now, four months later, despite massive reporting, the attention to these subjects is still thin and more deserving of … Read more

Free Youngsters from Their Screens

February 9, 2024 Silicon Valley’s wardens of the Internet Gulag continue their daily abduction of youngsters into their addictive grip. Harm to the physical and mental health of millions of tweens and teens, separating them from family, community and nature, has been condemned by Democratic and Republican state and Congressional lawmakers, conservative and liberal families … Read more

Six Key Cities Can Host 2024 Presidential Debates

By Ralph Nader February 1, 2024 In 2004 author George Farah exposed the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) as a creation in 1987 of the Republican and Democratic Parties to take control away from the “uppity” League of Women Voters (LWV). The League had been the sponsor of presidential debates every four years. Farah’s book … Read more

Provoking Trump to Defeat Himself Jujitsu Style

By Ralph Nader January 26, 2024 Part of Donald J. Trump’s public persona is to behave like a pouting tween. This trait was on display Tuesday night after the New Hampshire primary results were in, showing Trump getting 54% to Haley’s 43%—the results were closer than polls were predicted. Haley preceded Trump with an address … Read more

Open Letter to Nikki Haley

November 30, 2023 Dear Nikki Haley: You served lucratively on the Board of Directors of the Boeing Corporation from April 2019 to April 2020. This unusually abbreviated tenure immediately followed the Boeing 737 MAX crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. They were perceived as caused by Boeing’s criminal negligence. You justified your departure by opposition to … Read more

An Open Letter to Members of the United States Congress

November 28, 2023 RE: Hamas-Israel-Gaza-Genocide We are writing to exercise our First Amendment to petition Congress for redress of grievances. We are urging Congress to end the United States’ unconditional, close, and continual military and intelligence support of Israel in its ongoing physical destruction of 2.3 million Palestinians residing in Gaza. The United States is … Read more

Worries from a Major Auto Dealer About All Electric Cars

By Ralph Nader November 13, 2023 John (Jack) Fitzgerald is no ordinary auto dealer. He communicates with consumer advocates. He started in the dealership business in 1956 and presently has 25 Fitzgerald Auto Mall dealerships in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Florida. He knows about automobiles. Mr. Fitzgerald called me in August with worries about electric vehicles. … Read more

Prevention of Dangers – Mark of a Compassionate Society

By Ralph Nader October 6, 2023 If only canes, walkers, railings and banisters were sentient, what would their message be to humans on Earth? “Prevention is the Priority, Dummies,” they would exclaim. “Look at how many trips and falls we prevent for our users compared to the enormous costs in pain, suffering, family disarray and … Read more

Good News – Big Opportunities on the Horizon

By Ralph Nader September 29, 2023 In the midst of so much bad news in the media, it is always good to be alert to rays of sunlight that civic action can build upon. First, let’s start with the sun, which is receiving increased respect these days by Earthlings. Various forms of solar energy – … Read more