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February 2019

The Opiod Crisis: Economic, Legal, and Clinical Perspectives

February 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gault Recital Hall, Scheide Music Center, 525 E. University Street
Wooster, OH
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A panel featuring IPS's Sanho Tree, part of the Great Decisions of Wayne County 2019 lecture series examining “Global Health Issues” through a film screening, a panel on the opioid crisis, and lectures by two experts.

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Prospects for Ending Conflicts in the Middle East

February 14 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Guthart Cultural Center Theater, 779 Hempstead Turnpike
Hempstead, NY 11550 United States
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An event of Hofstra University's International Scene Lecture Series featuring director of IPS's New Internationalism project and IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis.

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

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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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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A Trade Policy to Serve the People

February 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
European Parliament, Paul Henri Spaak Building, Wiertzstraat 60, 1047
Brussels, Belgium
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Manuel Pérez-Rocha, IPS Project Director and Associate Fellow, will speak on the plenary of a conference on alternatives to free trade deals and introduce the workshop, "Sovereignty, global values and international trade."

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Venezuela and The Bellicose Return of the Monroe Doctrine

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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A roundtable discussion with IPS board members James Early and Danny Glover to talk about the ongoing crisis in Venezuela and how the rise of the political right in Latin America factors into it.

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Transit Equity Day 2019

February 4
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A collaborative effort of several organizations and unions to promote public transit as a civil right and a strategy to combat climate change.

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January 2019

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

January 25 @ 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 @ 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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We Take Your Shutdown Questions

January 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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Get answer about the real crises posted by the government shutdown — as well as the fake “border crisis” behind it.

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Planetary Improvement! Book talk & discussion

January 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Potter’s House, 1658 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC United States
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IPS Climate Change Program Director, Basav Sen and others will lead a discussion with author Jesse Goldstein about his new book on "Cleantech Entrepreneurship and the Contradictions of Green Capitalism."

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Shutdown Teach-in: Trump’s Wall and the Drug War

January 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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We invite you to join the Director of IPS's Drug Policy project, Sanho Tree in-person for a discussion of the wall, its role in the drug war, and the deeply authoritarian politics it plays into.

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The Runaway Train of Deregulation in the U.S. and Canada

January 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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A forums on the Lac-Mégantic, Quebec disaster and how deregulation is threatening communities, workers, and the environment in the U.S. and Canada.

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A Congress Unlike Any Before: A New House Celebration

January 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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A celebration of the diversity in the U.S. House of Representatives with some of the newly elected members expected to attend in-person.

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December 2018

IPS Holiday Party 2018

December 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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Join IPS for food, beverages, great music, our annual holiday skit, a raffle of wonderful items, and a gathering of positive and progressive people.

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NAFTA 2.0: Fix it or Nix it Live Webinar

December 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online Webinar

Join IPS's Manuel Pérez-Rocha and an array of dynamic panelist for an important opportunity to provide our movement with information about the impact that NAFTA has had and how Trump's NAFTA could continue to harm working people and the environment in all three countries.

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