“To Change Everything” Tour in Grand Rapids

to change everything

The Promise of Anarchism: An International Panel Discussion

September 25, 2015

The Tanglefoot Building
314 Straight Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Climate change, economic crisis, unrest from Baltimore to Brazil: the prevailing order is unsustainable in every way. Today even the most entrenched authorities admit that it is necessary to change everything. But all the solutions they offer rely on the same structures that produced this mess in the first place. How do we change everything?

This panel brings together organizers from Latin America, Eastern Europe, and the US to discuss what anarchist ideas and strategies have to offer in the 21st century. Comparing experiences in the social movements and uprisings of the past decade, they will explore questions about reform, democracy, and self-determination.

More information: http://www.crimethinc.com/

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