Past Meetup

Café Inquiry – Discussion Of Steve Brill’s “Tailspin” (Grand Rapids)

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Every 4th Sunday of the month

Schuler Books & Music

2660 28th St SE · Grand Rapids, MI

How to find us

Studio - located in the back of the Store (not the Cafe)

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Café Inquiry is a casual event starting with a short 10-15 minute introduction of the day's topic followed by open discussion. At 12:00pm we will break for coffee/brunch and a chance to socialize.

This week we will be discussing the new book by Steve Brill, Tailspin: The People and Forces Behind America’s Fifty-Year Fall–and Those Fighting to Reverse It. He was the author of The Bitter Pill, an authoritative account of how the Affordable Care Act developed and all the forces against it. Tailspin examines and documents the many forces that have led to where we are today–it is much more than Donald Trump. It is a book in the factual, real universe. A summary of the book can be found at:

Members are welcome to propose and schedule a topic which would be of interest toward establishing a secular society based on science, reason, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values. Please contact us if you have a topic that you would like to discuss at an upcoming Café Inquiry.

Center for Inquiry Michigan values full participation for all attendees at all of our events, including participation from individuals with disabilities. Requests for reasonable accommodation may be made by contacting the event host at least three days prior to the event (contact information is below).

Cost: Free. Donations Appreciated.

Snacks & Beverages are available for purchase.

Contact: Dennis Gaymer, [masked] ,[masked].

Café Inquiry (Grand Rapids) meets on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each Month, and there are usually about 15-25 people at Café Inquiry events.

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