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March to FHFA by Freedom Plaza Occupation

Starting at Freedom Plaza 14th and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC, United States

March from Freedom Plaza to the Federal Housing Finance Administration to demand mortgage correction NOW!

Author Event: America Beyond Capitalism

Busboys & Poets - 14th & V 2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

Celebrate the release of the new edition of Gar Alperovitz' America Beyond Capitalism, a sweeping analysis of the emerging long-term pathways toward an evolutionary reconstruction of our economic system. Thousands of experiments across the country are building new forms of cooperative and community controlled economic institutions and quietly laying the groundwork for a transition away from capitalism, to a new system grounded in ecological sustainability, the democratization of wealth, and real democracy.

51 Years Later: Fulfilling The Legacy of Patrice Lumumba

The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church 1313 New York Ave., NW , Washington, DC, United States

January 17, 2012 is the 51st anniversary of the assassination of Patrice Lumumba by the United States and Belgium in cahoots with select Congolese elites. Congolese and friends of the Congo throughout the globe commemorate Lumumba's assassination each year to bring attention to the Congolese people's pursuit of freedom and liberation in the heart of Africa. Since  the assassination of Lumumba the foreign multi-national corporations of the 1% profit from the plundering of the Congo's abundant mineral resources and are complicit in the super-exploitation of Congolese labor. They are also the underlying engine of the violent conflict in the country. Join us for a day of demonstration, film screening and teach-in on the current crisis in the Congo and how you can join the global movement in support of self-determination in the heart of Africa.

Occupy to Liberate & Take Back the Land Movements

Festival Center 1640 Columbia Road, NW, Washington, DC, United States

The Institute for Policy Studies invites you to a cutting edge and interactive forum featuring one Take Back the Land leader (TBL), Max Rameau. Accompanied by video presentations, Max will lead a discussion about  the historical context; an analysis of how the Occupy movement relates to TBL ; and the differences, similarities, and synergies between the Occupy Movement and TBL. An integral part of this discussion will be about race, class, and internationalism issues.

Public Scholar Series: Why Occupy Is A Front Page Story

IPS Conference Room 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC, United States

IPS invites organizers with Occupy DC  to discuss how the people’s critique of the global economy manifests itself in Occupations happening throughout the country and the world.