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May 2020

A Zoom Discussion with Interlink Publishing Authors

May 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis is among writers published by Interlink Books to discuss how the public, media, and even policy discourse is changing on Palestine and Israel, and the role of books in that shift.

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Hot & Cold Wars: Militarism & the Pandemic

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

A part of the Global Dialogue for Systemic Alternatives webinar series moderated by IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis and featuring New Delhi journalist Sukumar Muralidharan, IPS Middle East Fellow Khury Petersen-Smith, and Justice is Global Director Tobita Chow.

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April 2020

States of Control: The Dark Side of Pandemic Politics – Webinar

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

An examination of the authoritarian and repressive state responses to the Coronavirus pandemic, featuring UN Special Rapporteur on Protecting Human Rights and other global experts and activists, hosted by the Transnational Institute (TNI) and the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS).

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Tightening Blockades and Undoing Cooperation in the time of COVID-19

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online Zoom Event

IFCO and Black Workers for Justice invite you to a Zoom meeting/conference call for people in North Carolina, with speakers Gail Walker and IPS's Netfa Freeman.

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March 2020

CANCELLED: Solidarity & Beyond: Lessons for U.S. Activists In Mexico’s Progressive Electoral Breakthrough

March 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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Please check back on this page, as the possibility for this to become a webinar is being determined. - A DC forum with visiting Historian Javier Bravo, on how the Movimiento Regeneración Nacional party (MORENA) rose to power across Mexico and an exchange about the prospects for real progress toward social justice.

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Film: The Lobby: USA

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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Excerpts of the 2018 al Jazeera documentary film that never aired due to extraordinary political pressure, followed by a panel that will include James Kleinfeld, who went undercover working on the film, and Phyllis Bennis, director of IPS's New Internationalism Project.

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February 2020

Prosecuting Defenders of Sovereignty: A People’s Briefing

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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On the eve of the trial come learn the details of the case of The Embassy Protectors now facing a trumped-up charge of the Federal Government, and the severe domestic and international implications.

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Brown Bag Author Talk: “In Praise of Blood”

February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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Join us for an afternoon forum on US role in the Great Lakes Region of Africa with Claude Gatebuke, a survivor of the Rwandan genocide and Judi Rever, author a book on "The Crimes of the Rwandan Patriotic Front"

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January 2020

Film: The First Rainbow Coalition

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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2020 ITVS indie lens POP UP returns to Busboys and Poets with an amazing film screening and discussion about the multi-ethnic coalition that banded together in one of the most segregated cities in post-war America.

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The Iran crisis and The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy

January 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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Iran Plot: A Pretext for War

A conversation with IPSers, Michael Klare, Phyllis Bennis, John Feffer, and Negin Owliaei.

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Iran on the Brink of War: A Teach-In

January 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Center for Social Justice, 1419 37th Street NW, Suite 130, Poulton Hall
Washington, DC 20057
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Come for an examination of the events moving the U.S. and Iran closer to conflict and their implications for international law and global peace.

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December 2019

The Intersection of Climate Change and Security

December 11, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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A seminar exploring how the US could seize the initiative on arms control and link it to a global rethinking of security in light of climate change.

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20th Anniversary of The WTO Protests

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Join the Washington Fair Trade Coalition, IPS's Manuel Pérez Rocha, and community allies to mark the anniversary of the 1999 Battle in Seattle!

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The School to Prison Pipeline. What it is, Who it Impacts, How Communities can Work to End it

December 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gladys Noon Spellman Elementary School, 3324 64th Avenue
Cheverly, MD 20785
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Join this community discussion about the disturbing national trend where children are being funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems.

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November 2019

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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