Former presidential candidate Ralph Nader said during an anti-war rally in Marine Park on Monday that 535 is a key number to ending the war in Iraq.

“It’s not going to change until every one of us ceases being a spectator and focus on 535 members of Congress,” he said.

Hundreds of spectators gathered Monday evening for the rally, sponsored by the Juneau chapter of Veterans for Peace, that was held in honor of
The Nation magazine’s Juneau port call of its 10th annual seminar cruise. Nader, Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson and
The Nation Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel were among the speakers who delivered sharp criticism of the Bush administration and called Juneau citizens to action to help end the occupation of Iraq.[…]