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March 2020

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

A Particular Kind of Black Man: Author Talk

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Library, 3160 16th St NW
Washington, DC United States
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Nigerian-American DC-based Prize-Winning Writer, Tope Folarin will talk about his novel and its background in his own experience.

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Defending Black America: The Raw Law Project

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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An interactive Black History Month people's practicum deconstructing interconnections between law and political motivation; history and perception that will address reality and myths associated with representing and defending black people in the criminal justice system.

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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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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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Transit Equity Day 2020

February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
CASA de Maryland Multicultural Center, 8151 15th Avenue
Langley Park, MD 20783
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Join Maryland's Montgomery and Prince George's Counties to celebrate public transit as a civil right and a key strategy to combat climate change.

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January 2020

We Must Do MORE Tour in Washington DC

January 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
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Demand the implementation of a Moral Agenda and call all people of conscience to engage in deeply moral civic engagement and voting that cares about poor and low-wealth people, the sick, immigrants, workers, the environment, people with disabilities, first nations, the LGBTQ community, and peace over war.

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Trump, Netanyahu, and Middle East Peace Processing

January 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Arab Center Washington DC, 800 10th Street, NW, Suite 650
Washington, DC 20001
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A panel on two presidents facing impeachment and indictment efforts just as national elections for both of them loom around the corner,

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The Global Rise Of The Right: The Role Of Russia

January 28 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Women’s National Democratic Club, 1526 New Hampshire Ave. NW,
Washington, DC United States
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The Woman’s National Democratic Club will host a talk and book signing luncheon with IPS's Foreign Policy In Focus Director, John Feffer.

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US Government Still Spying on Dissent: A People’s Briefing

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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A political education forum on the detailed report that covers FBI surveillance of political activity over roughly the past decade, primarily for the left activists community and broader public who want to learn more.

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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

IPS Holiday Party 2019

December 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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You’re invited to be festive with the Institute for Policy Studies, as we close the year celebrating with our friends and supporters.

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