Vincent Gerber reports from Geneva that the city’s annual “Anarchist Week” events will run from Tues.-Sat., December 6-10, and will focus on Murray Bookchin’s concept of libertarian municipalism, a social ecological strategy for confederal direct democracy, rooted at the municipal level. Full details are at http://www.genevelibertaire.ch/?p=2048.
Tuesday, 12/8: Film showing: “Ici et Maintenant” (Here and Now), followed by a book presentation and café discussions.
Weds., 12/9: Film on struggles in Oaxaca, Mexico, with discussions to follow.
Thurs., 12/10: Presentation on the political and philosophical visions of Murray Bookchin, followed by discussions and music.
Fri., 12/11: Presentation on libertarian municipalism, focusing on direct democracy, citizen associations, confederation, and models of social governance, with discussions and music.
Sat., 12/12 (afternoon session): Discussion and debate on the potential for bringing this strategy to Geneva’s Jonction neighborhood; film on the urban comune of Spezzano Albanese in southern Italy; free dinner and music.
Background materials are available at the website of the bookstore, Fahrenheit 451, at http://www.fahrenheit451.ch.