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Diversity Lecture Series: DLS 2014 -- Matt Taibbi

March 25, 2015 -- Matt Taibbi -Author, Journalist - Fountain Street Church

Matt Taibbi -Author, Journalist

The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth GapTaibi
 

Matt Taibbi asked why does poverty rise, as crime goes down and the prison population doubles. He discovered the Divide, the seam in American life where troubling trends - wealth inequality and mass incarceration- meet. He contends that our basic rights are now determined by our wealth or by our poverty. Are the wealthy untouchable? The poor criminalized? A New York Times bestseller, Divide paints an alarming portrait of contemporary American life and provides a way forward against this crisis. He writes for Rolling Stone and recently launched a new digital magazine by First Look Media.

Politicking: Matt Taibbi on America's 'Injustice System'

Matt Taibbi-- Recent Rolling Stones Articles

Matt Taibbi is a highly controversial journalist and author and he is coming to Grand Rapids. He will be speaking on March 25th, 2015 at Fountain Street Church at 7:00 pm and you'll want to be there.


Check out his Rolling Stone page. Some of his articles include:

A Whistleblower's Horror Story

Will HSBC Deal Come Back to Haunt Loretta Lynch?

'American Sniper' Is Almost Too Dumb to Criticize

 

Matt Taibbi's Lecture -- March 25, 2015

Fountain Street Church
24 Fountain St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

  • FREE and open to all
  • Lecture Begins at 7:00pm
  • On-campus parking $3 
    (With discount pass)
  • ASL Interpreted
  • Book singing follows authors' lectures