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February 2020

Book Events: Prejudential: Black America and the Presidents

February 15 @ 3:00 pm - February 16 @ 6:30 pm
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Join us Black History Month, Presidents Day weekend for the DC book launch, talks and book signings with Margaret Kimberley who examines the condition of black America through the attitudes and actions of the highest elected official in the country.

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November 2019

Book Launch for David Kamens’ New American Creed

November 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
East City Bookshop, 645 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE #100
Washington, DC 20003
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IPS New Internationalism project and East City Bookshop welcomes local author David Kamens with his new book about "The Eclipse of Citizenship and Rise of Populism."

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Author Event: Whose Water Is it Anyway

November 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wallace Global Fund, 2040 S Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
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Join bestselling author and activist Maude Barlow for a talk and book signing of her latest book that explores taking water protection into public hands and how the Blue Communities Project gives people tools they can use to protect water.

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Conference: Waging Peace in Vietnam

November 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - November 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E Street, NW Room 505
Washington, DC 20052 United States
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A week of activities with a book launch, documentary films, a Peace Poetry Open Mic and a day-long symposium bringing together historians and Vietnam Veteran war resisters, plus a re-enactment of the candlelight March Against Death mobilization of November 15, 1969.

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Book Launch: The United States, Southeast Asia, & Historical Memory

November 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E Street, NW Room 505
Washington, DC 20052 United States
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A book launch of the just-released book, edited by Mark Pavlick with Caroline Luft. that "pays homage", as Richard Falk writes in the introduction, "to the unfinished agenda of the Indochina wars."

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October 2019

Book Launch: Paper Dragons: China and the Next Crash

October 21, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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Come for the Washington launch of Walden Bello's new book that addresses the question: will China be at the epicenter of the world's next financial collapse?

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Radical Equality: Pathways to Reversing Extreme Wealth Inequality

October 3, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The New School, 66 West 12th Street
New York, NY 20011
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The Festival of New, marking the 100th anniversary of the New School, will host Chuck Collins to speak about this moment of extreme inequality and pathways that can help reverse it and bring us towards a more equitable, regenerative equality.

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September 2019

Book Event: Living and Dying on the Factory Floor

September 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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David Ranney discusses his book, Living and Dying on the Factory Floor, which includes discussions on the nature of work; racism, race, and class; the use of immigration policy for social control; and our ability to create a just society.

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Book Release: Tope Folarin’s A Particular Kind of Black Man

September 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5th and K Busboys & Poets, 450 K Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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Come hear from the writer himself about this blend of autobiographical and fictional elements telling the story of a first-generation Nigerian-American growing up in the US and get your signed copy.

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July 2019

Noura’s Justice for Some at Politics and Prose

July 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Politics and Prose at the Wharf, 70 District Square SW
Washington, DC 20024
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A talk and book signing around IPS boardmember Noura Erakat's fresh analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian struggle and how the effect of law depends on the political intervention of people and states.

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June 2019

Book Release: Noura Erakat’s Justice for Some

June 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5th and K Busboys & Poets, 450 K Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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IPS honors World Refugee Day with a reception and book signing for our board member Noura Eraka and her newly published book on "Law and the Question of Palestine."

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March 2019

Book Event: Timothy A. Wise for Eating Tomorrow

March 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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A talk and book signing about the vital issue of "Agribusiness, Family Farmers, and the Battle for the Future of Food."

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February 2019

War with Russia?: Stephen Cohen in conversation with Katrina vanden Heuvel

February 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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IPS Board member and editor and publisher of The Nation, Katrina vanden Heuvel will lead a discussion with Professor Emeritus of Politics at Princeton, Stephen F. Cohen is about who is right and are we living in a time of unprecedented perils at home and abroad?

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January 2019

Author Event: The Inner Level with Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett

January 25, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Economic Policy Institute, 1225 Eye Street, NW Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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The DC stop of the U.S. tour and book signing on "How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Well-Being."

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Frostlands: Author Talk with John Feffer – Wash. DC

January 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Potter’s House, 1658 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC United States
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Join us to discuss "Book Two of the Splinterlands Series" that Ariel Dorfman calls "a cautionary journey into a future planetary collapse."

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