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June 2016

Film: People Are the Sky

June 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies,
1301 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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People Are The Sky

A film by North Korea born, Korean American filmmaker, Dai Sil Kim-Gibson who was given permission to film in North Korea and weave in her firsthand experience with the contentious history surrounding the North/South split.

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Book Event: The Way to Spring

June 27 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V,
2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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Join us for a Politics and Prose reading and discussion with author Ben Ehrenreich who will present his new book on life and death in Occupied Palestine.

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Trading Up: A Critical Perspective on Jobs, Governance & Security in U.S. Trade Policy

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
AFL-CIO, Gompers Room,
815 16th St. NW
Washington, DC United States
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IPS Associate Fellow Manuel Pérez-Rocha will address the roles of NAFTA and CAFTA in a convening about highly contested U.S. trade policies and thier impact on jobs, wages, national security and democratic accountability.

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July 2016

Brown Bag: The Kurdish Freedom Struggle in Perspective

July 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies,
1301 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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Join us for a brown bag where organizer and editor Giran Ozcan will lead a conversation on the Kurdish question.

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Film: All Guantánamo is Ours

July 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Festival Center,
1640 Columbia Road NW
Washington, DC United States
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A film followed by a discussion on one of the only two issues standing in the way of the normalization in U.S.-Cuban relations.

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August 2016

The Emerging Racial Justice Agenda

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Institute for Policy Studies,
1301 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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Join us in honoring and examining the just-released "Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom & Justice” by the Movement for Black Lives.

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Film: The Walls of Jericho and the Movement That’s Shaking Them

August 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Potter’s House,
1658 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC United States
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Jericho Flag

In honor of Black August, a documentary about the movement to free U.S. political prisoners jailed for their involvement in the civil and human rights uprisings of the ‘60s and ‘70s.

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Labor Organizing and the Left in Colombia During Dynamic Times

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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Sintracihobi

The Center for Popular Democracy and the Institute for Policy Studies invite you to a talk with two organizers from SINTRACIHOBI, the union of in-home childcare providers.

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George Jackson: Releasing The Dragon (A Video Mixtape)

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Anacostia Neighborhood Library,
1800 Good Hope Road SE
Washington, DC United States
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George Jackson; Releasing the Dragon

The Institute for Policy Studies, with Black Lives Matter DC, BYP 100, API Resistance, and Pan-African Community Action, host a showing of this video mixtape created by Bashi Rose and Jared Ball, part of the imixwhatilike crew, to commemorate the life and politics of George Jackson.

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Play: Pray for the Dead-A Musical Tale of Morgues, Moguls and Mutiny

August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Busboys & Poets – Hyattsville,
5331 Baltimore Avenue
Hyattsville, MD United States
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Pray for The Dead

A musical comedy about political and corporate corruption told through a story of a morgue workers’ union contract campaign that leads to an unlikely uprising.

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