The Swap Meet

Like book club but... less commitment

OCT-DEC

6 - 7:30 p.m.

Teton County Library

Leah,adultevents@tclib.org adultevents@tclib.org

WEDS, OCT 11

Teton County Commissioner Mark Newcomb

"Jam every day: how and why road pricing will happen",  (print edition "The price of jam," p. 45)The Economist, 8/5/2017

[A] fair and radical way to pay for the costs of car use would be to scrap duties on fuel and ownership, and replace them with a "road tax.”Price of jam

WEDS, OCT 18

Teton County Commissioner Greg Epstein

"Parkageddon: how not to create traffic jams, pollution and urban sprawl," (print edition "Sacred Spaces," p. 19) The Economist, 4/8/2017

Even planners, who thrill to things like zoning and floor-area ratios, find it unglamorous. But parking influences the way cities look, and how people travel around them, more powerfully than almost anything else." Parkageddon

WEDS, OCT 25

Wyoming Representative Andy Schwartz

"America is struggling to sort out where 'violence' begins and ends," New York Times Magazine, 8/15/2017There is a rising idea that violence is embedded in everything from our social structures to our speech — that speech itself can be a form of violence, one every bit as meaningful as the physical kind."Sort out violence

THURS, NOV 2

Teton County Commissioner Smokey Rhea

"Splitting the Difference on Illegal Immigration," National Affairs, Summer 2017

Undocumented immigrants are... responsible agents who have made difficult choices in a complicated and risky environment — an environment for which all Americans bear some blame."Splitting the difference

 

THURS, NOV 9

Jackson Town Councilman Jim Stanford

 

THURS, NOV 16

Teton County Commissioner Natalia Macker

 

THURS, NOV 30

Jackson Town Councilman Don Frank

 

WEDS, DEC 6

Jackson Mayor Pete Muldoon