Ralph Nader will be in Austin for a daylong series of events on Saturday, Jan. 26. The Travis County Green Party will hold a fundraiser, with Nader on hand to sign his new book, from 4-5:30pm at Threadgill's, 301 W. Riverside. That evening, Nader will lead a Democracy Rising rally, featuring Molly Ivins, Jim Hightower, Patti Smith, and Jackson Browne, at the Toney Burger Activity Center in Southwest Austin, at 3200 Jones Rd. For more info, call 482-4040, or go to www.democracyrising.org
. Sunday morning finds Nader at BookPeople from 10am-noon for another booksigning and talk.