COINTELPRO 101 Movie Screening

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 … Read moreCOINTELPRO 101 Movie Screening

Act/React Issue #2 Out

The second issue of the Grand Rapids anarchist zine “Act/React” is out now. It has a range of writings on topics including body image, the anarchist community in Grand Rapids, Bartertown Diner, punk rock, and graffiti. The intro to the zine states: act/react is back with issue two! we are excited that even more people … Read moreAct/React Issue #2 Out

Collective-Run Bartertown Diner Joins the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)

The soon-to-be-open collectively run Bartertown Diner & Roc’s Cakes has affiliated with the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). A press release from the Grand Rapids IWW announces the news: Local Worker-Owned Restaurant Joins Historic Labor Union Act signifies workers’ real desire for change, not just rhetoric Grand Rapids, MI – Bartertown Diner and Roc’s … Read moreCollective-Run Bartertown Diner Joins the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)