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June 11: Solidarity with Long-term Anarchist Prisoners Event in Grand Rapids

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On June 11, Jailbreak! is hosting an art show, dinner, and dance party as part of the June 11 International Day of Solidarity with Long-term Anarchist Prisoners. The event will take place from 5:00pm to 11:00pm at The DAAC (115 S Division) here in Grand Rapids. June 11 dedicated to supporting Eric McDavid and Marie … Continue Reading »

Jailbreak! Letter Writing

Event: Jailbreak! Prisoner Letter Writing Night – 4/3

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Here’s a great event taking place monthly at The DAAC (115 S Division Ave). The next letter writing night is April 3rd: Come write letters to political prisoners/prisoners of war with us! The first Wednesday of every month we will be hosting a letter writing night at the DAAC from 5 – 7. We will … Continue Reading »

June 11 Benefit Event for Marie Mason and Eric McDavid

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As part of the June 11 International Day of Solidarity with Marie Mason and Eric McDavid there is a benefit event planned at The DAAC (115 S Division Ave): Come take part in a night of music, poetry, and food in support of Marie Mason and Eric McDavid- two imprisoned environmental and political activists. June … Continue Reading »

5/10: Occupy Everything! Event

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Here’s an exciting upcoming event on anarchists and the Occupy phenomenon: Occupy Everything: Anarchy, Occupy, & the Oakland Commune May 10 // 7 PM // The DAAC (115 S Division) Join Occupy Grand Rapids and friends for a discussion on anarchy, Occupy, and the Oakland Commune. Hosted by Aragorn!, editor of the new book Occupy … Continue Reading »

Grand Rapids May Day Celebration Tomorrow

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The Grand Rapids Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) is holding their annual May Day celebration tomorrow at MLK Park: For the last 2 years the closest Saturday to May 1st MLK Park has been reserved for a community celebration. Hundreds of people have come to the park for food, entertainment, and resources to organize … Continue Reading »

April 5: Never Alone: Long-Term Anarchist Prisoner Support Tour

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The Never Alone Tour is a speaking tour about long-term anarchist prisoner support, taking a close look at the cases of Eric McDavid and Marie Mason. April 5 @ The DAAC (115 S Division Ave) 7pm veg. potluck, presentation to follow $5-15 donation, no one turned away for lack of funds, all donations go to … Continue Reading »

IWW Film Night: Capitalism is the Crisis – 9/15

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The Grand Rapids Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) is showing the movie Capitalism Is The Crisison September 15. The movie will be start at 7:00pm at the IATSE union hall, 931 Bridge St NW. The description of the movie: The 2008 “financial crisis” in the United States was a systemic fraud in which the … Continue Reading »

Bartertown Diner Grand Opening Friday

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  The collectively-run Bartertown Diner & Roc’s Cakes will be having a grand opening tomorrow, August 19. The Diner will be offering specials including free vegan cupcakes, free locally made soda, and a cookbook featuring recipes from their first menu. The Grand Rapids IWW sent out the following press release about the event: Who: Bartertown … Continue Reading »

Jimmy Johns Picket Today

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In response to a local member of the Industrial Workers of the World’s (IWW) Jimmy Johns Workers Union being fired last week for union organizing, the Grand Rapids IWW is organizing a picket to demand that he be reinstated: Join our Picket at Jimmy Johns Today! Who: Union members and supporters What: Informational picket with … Continue Reading »

COINTELPRO 101 Movie Screening

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The Grand Rapids Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and The Bloom Collective are co-sponsoring a screening of the film COINTELPRO 101 on Thursday, June 16 at 7:00pm at the IATSE Hall (931 Bridge St. NW). The description from the filmmakers: COINTELPRO 101 is a 56-minute educational film that will open the door to understanding … Continue Reading »