The Big Scary “S” Word
Yael Bridge’s The Big Scary “S” Word is about the long history of American socialism, which brought about beneficial changes to society. These include taxpayer-funded fire departments, rural electric cooperatives, the interstate highway system and Social Security. Socialism was conceived as a fairer society for ordinary people. Its policies helped lift the country out of the Great Depression of the 1930s.
The Peace and Justice Coalition and the DSA PG County Branch sponsor this month’s film. Kurt Stand, a member of DSA in the DC Metro area since 1983, will lead the discussion.
The film screens live in the cafe at 7 pm. The cafe’s new projector provides a quality, wide-screen experience. If you choose to attend virtually, Zoom registration is required at https://tinyurl.com/ReelnMealDec. In person, mask-wearing when not eating or drinking is required at this time (per P.G. County rules).
You may order a vegan meal for $7.99 at the Greenbelt Grocery Store. The selection is Macro Vegetarian Creamy Cashew Carbonara with Tofurky Sausage and a side salad. Phone in your pre-order to 301-474-0522 by 1 p.m. on Dec. 20, for pick-up between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the deli. Or you may purchase a meal in the cafe.