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December 2019

20th Anniversary of The WTO Protests

December 7 @ 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 @ 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

Book Launch for David Kamens’ New American Creed

November 18 @ 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 @ 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 @ 5:00 pm - November 15 @ 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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Fire Drill – War and the Military

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - November 8 @ 11:00 am

Join Jane Fonda, Phyllis Bennis, Michael Mann, and Ben and Jerry for a talk and then rally about the link between War/Military and Climate.

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Brown Bag: The Status of US-Cuba Relations Hidden From Headlines

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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An overview of incredible, yet little known facts about Cuba and the impact of Trump administration changes to US policy toward the island over the last five years.

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

November 6 @ 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

Beyond Neoliberalism, Toward a Trade Agenda for People and the Planet

October 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Impact Hub Ottawa, 123 Slater St 6th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1P 5H2 Canada
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A workshop on progressive trade policy alternatives organized mainly around small group discussions.

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National Priorities Project’s Fall Party 2019

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Smith College Conference Center, 49 College Lane
Northampton, MA 01060
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$35

We're thrilled to announce the theme of this year's party, "Windmills Not War: How We Win Against Climate Change", featuring guest speaker Varshini Prakash, co-Founder of the Sunrise Movement.

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UN Panel on Cutting Military Spending and Converting Militarized Economies

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
United Nations Headquarters, 405 East 42nd Street, Conference Room A
New York City, NY 10017 United States
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IPS Associate Fellow Miriam Pemberton will speak on “Lessons Learned From Conversion Movements” at a panel on “Rethinking Unconstrained Military Spending”.

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Book Launch: Paper Dragons: China and the Next Crash

October 21 @ 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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Panel: The Israeli Elections and their Impact on US/Israeli Relations

October 17 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The Palestine Center, 2425 Virginia Ave NW
Washington, DC United States
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The Jerusalem Fund for Education and Community Development will convene a panel with IPS's Phyllis Bennis, and military, intelligence and foreign affairs analyst Mark Perry, moderated by Dr. Edmund Ghareeb.

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A New Multilateralism for Shared Prosperity: Achieving a Global Green New Deal

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cannon House Office Building, 27 Independence Ave SE, room 401
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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A briefing on: Geneva Principles for a Global Green New Deal, Reforming the Bretton Woods institutions to Support a Global Green New Deal, and the Green New Deal vs. Trump’s NAFTA Deal.

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Beyond NAFTA 2.0

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rosa Luxemburg Sitftung—New York Office, 275 Madison Ave, Suite 2114
New York, NY 10016
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A public panel that is the release event for "A Progressive Trade Policy for People and Planet."

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