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September 2014

An Evening of Solidarity with The Cuban 5

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SEIU,
1800 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC United States
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The Institute for Policy Studies joins with the International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5 for this public forum in Washington DC marking the 16th Anniversary of the Arrest of the Cuban 5.

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Which Way Forward: Climate Chaos or Climate Justice?

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Memorial Presbyterian Church,
186 St. John's Place / 7th Avnue, Park Slope, Brooklyn,
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Janet Redman, director of IPS’ Climate Policy Program joins a panel of experts presented by Brooklyn For Peace – Climate Action to investigate why global efforts to stop climate change have failed so far, and what needs to be done.

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What is ISIS?

September 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V,
2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC United States
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A panel discussion forum, featuring IPS’ Phyllis Bennis, on the current situation in Iraq and Syria and what we should know about ISIS.

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August 2014

Town Hall: Ferguson & Beyond

August 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 5th & K,
1025 5th Street NW, Washington, DC United States
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Join Institute for Policy Studies, Institute of the Black World 21st Century, and Busboys and Poets’ A.C.T.O.R (A Continuing Talk on Race) for this special presentation on “The Way Forward” from police killings of Black people.

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Brown Bag: Golden Palms? A Look at Liberia’s Work Conditions

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies,
1112 16th Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, 20036 United States
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ILRF and IPS are excited to welcome Edwin Cisco, Vice-President of the Firestone Agricultural Workers Union of Liberia (FAWUL), to discuss the rapid expansion of palm oil and FAWUL’s efforts to engage and organize palm oil plantation workers in Liberia.

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Gaza Update with Special Guest Tariq Abu Khdeir

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 5th & K,
1025 5th Street NW, Washington, DC United States
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Come and hear first hand from Tariq Abu Khdeir, the 15-year-old Palestinian-American arrested and beaten by Israeli police in Jerusalem last month.

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July 2014
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Brownbag: Pacific Rim Mining Company vs. El Salvador

July 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Center for International Environmental Law,
1350 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC United States
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The Institute for Policy Studies joins the Center for International Environmental Law, and Oxfam to invite you to the D.C. community discussion on the amicus curiae brief in the Pac Rim Cayman LLC v. Republic of El Salvador case.

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June 2014

Briefing: World Day Against Child Labor

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 430,
United States Capitol Complex, Washington, DC United States
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IPS’ Tiffany Williams is a featured panelist on congressional briefing by The Child Labor Coalition and The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) to promote the rights of 15 million child domestic workers.

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May 2014

Revelations About The NSA: A Talk with James Bamford

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
IPS Conference Room,
1112 16th Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC United States
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Join IPS for a conversation with James Bamford about the Edward Snowden revelations and what they mean for the country.

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Conference: Facing the Dangers of 21st Century Great Power War

May 3 @ 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Judson Memorial Church, Assembly Hall,
229 Thompson Street, New York, NY United States
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IPS Foreign Policy In Focus’ Emira Woods is featured on conference the workshop, The Risk of Great Power War: Regional Perspectives.

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