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June 2019

Book Release: Noura Erakat’s Justice for Some

June 20 @ 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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Extraction Casino Report Presentations

June 12 @ 4:00 pm - June 17 @ 8:30 pm

Presentations in both Mexico City and Ottawa Canada of the report on "Mining companies gambling with Latin American lives and sovereignty through supranational arbitration."

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Film: HERO: Inspired by the Extraordinary Life & Times of Mr. Ulric Cross

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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IPS partners with CaribbeanTales for the opening film of the DC Caribbean FilmFest about a lesser known revolutionary who followed the call of history and joined the independence movements sweeping Africa.

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May 2019

We Know Who Caused Climate Change. How Do We Make Them Pay?

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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A forum on Who is disproportionately responsible for climate and environmental destruction, who disproportionately pays the price, and the global movements to fight back.

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April 2019

First Annual Marcus Raskin Award for Civic and Intellectual Courage

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20540 United States
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Recognizing Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II for outstanding and brave leader in the fields Marc was passionate about, including peace, social reconstruction, art, and politics.

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Film: Charm City

April 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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A powerfully candid portrait of a group of police, citizens, community leaders, and government officials during three years of unparalleled violence in Baltimore, followed by a Q&A coordinated by IPS Board Chair Tope Folarin with Local Initiatives Support Corporation.

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Palestine & Social Justice: A Community Dialogue

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, 9601 Cedar Ln
Bethesda, MD 20814
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A community discussion that will include background history of Palestine and Palestinians, US policy in the Middle East, its impact on Palestinian rights, what the different is and what's not about Trump's Middle East policy, and why we call Israeli policy towards the Palestinians "apartheid."

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Implementing Restorative Justice Practices in Incheon South Korea

April 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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A presentation on the effectiveness of school based RJ practices on fostering student voices and how youth empowerment adds to educational settings.

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Reversing Wealth Inequality (Oregon)

April 17 @ 7:30 pm
Oregon Humanities Center, 5211 University of Oregon, UO Campus
Eugene, OR 97403-5211
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IPS's Chuck Collins making "The Case for Restoring Progressive Taxation and Bringing Wealth Home."

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Unpacking Netanyahu’s Reelection: Future Implications

April 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW
Washington, DC 20045 United States
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IPS's Phyllis Bennis featured a panel about Trump support and recognizing Israel’s annexation and sovereignty over the West Bank and his Administration's long-awaited peace deal.

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The Resurgence of Public Ownership: A Transatlantic Exchange

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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A discussion of the power and potential of public ownership over universal services, as a new wave of momentum in the US & UK confronts climate change and decades of neoliberal austerity measures.

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No Compromise, No Retreat in the Fight Against Imperialism and War

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Plymouth Congregational Church, 5301 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC United States
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A bold community forum to address the work of opposing both militarized domestic state repression, and the policies of de-stabilization, subversion and the permanent war agenda of the U.S. state globally.

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How Public Funding of Elections Saves Taxpayers $$$

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5th and K Busboys & Poets, 450 K Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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IPS's Justin Jacoby Smith and other panelists will unpack having our tax dollars work for a stronger democracy.

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Solutionary Rail: Just Transition to Decarbonized Infrastructure

April 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets (5th & K), 450 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
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The Solutionary Rail Team will join Basav Sen of the Institute for Policy Studies to brief movement and policy makers on the essential role of HIGHER speed freight and passenger rail and the corridors they utilize must play in any climate, just transition, or Green New Deal.

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March 2019

National Mobilization to Oppose NATO, War, and Racism

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lafayette Park, across from the White House, 945 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Join with us in Washington DC or at a demonstration in your area to show, in the strongest possible way, our opposition to NATO’s destructive wars and its racist military policies around the world.

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