Ralph Nader was recently named by the Atlantic as one of the 100 most influential figures in American history, one of only four living people to be so honored. The son of immigrants from Lebanon, he has launched two major presidential campaigns and founded or organized more than one hundred civic organizations. His groups have made an impact on tax reform, atomic power regulation, the tobacco industry, clean air and water, food safety, access to health care, civil rights, congressional ethics, and much more. His latest book, Seventeen Solutions: Bold Ideas for America’s Future, offers fresh perspectives on how to “rescue our country from corruption, complacency, and corporate domination.”
I chatted with Nader at an event held at his Public Citizen office a few years ago. I hoped to get some wise advise out of him, but no such luck. Perhaps we will this time!
There are shuttles from the Vienna metro station to George Mason University. When you exit the fare gates, turn left to exit on the NORTH side of the station. When you get out of the station tunnel, turn left again and wait at the shelter next to the parking garage. Here's the schedule: http://shuttle.gmu.edu/masontometro.html