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May 2015

Author Event: Class Lives

May 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys and Poets,
234 Carroll Street, NW, Washington DC, 20012 United States

The Institute for Policy Studies is excited to be part of a cutting edge, participatory, and challenging book signing workshop about our perceptions of class, crossing race, gender and other social lines.

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June 2015

Briefing: Black Working Women Matter

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Rayburn House Office Building 2167,
200 D Street SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
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The Institute for Policy Studies’ (IPS) Black Worker Initiative & the National Women’s Law Center invite you to a special briefing and discussion on strategies to promote economic stability among black working women and their families.

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The Fight Against Austerity and the Rise of the New European Left

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
IPS Conference Room,
1112 16th Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC United States
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Join high-level representatives from Greece’s SYRIZA, Spain’s PODEMOS, and Germany’s DIE LINKE to discuss the impact of austerity and the alternative policy agendas of these parties.

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Author Event: After Snowden

June 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Alliance for Justice,
11 Dupont Circle NW 2nd Floor, Washington, DC United States
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Join us for a reception with Ronald Goldfarb, celebrating the release of his new book on “Privacy, Secrecy, and Security in the Information Age.”

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Author Event: Sixteen for ’16; A Progressive Agenda For A Better America

June 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V,
2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC United States
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Moderated by IPS Director John Cavanagh and featuring Fred Azcarate and Karen Dolan as respondents, this discussion and book signing with IPS Associate Fellow Salvatore Babones will focus on how to push the 2016 election debate from calls for empty reform to real progressive change.

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Brown Bag: Inside Syria

June 25 @ 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’ Foreign Policy In Focus for brown bag discussion with Reese Erlich, foreign correspondent and author of a new book on, “The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect.”

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Revolutionary Cuba in New Period of Rapprochement with The U.S.

June 25 @ 5:00 pm - 5:50 pm
University of District of Columbia,
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Blg 41, Room A-03, Washington DC, DC 20008
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Come hear a presentation about the normalization of relations between these to countries by Cuban solidarity activists who were organizers in the struggle to free the Cuban 5.

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Film: Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
University of District of Columbia,
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Blg 41, Room A-03, Washington DC, DC 20008
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A screening followed by a bridge building discussion with filmmaker Ralph L. Crowder III and with a live Hip Hop performance by Son of Nun.

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Poetry Database Launch Party and Silent Auction

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Busboys and Poets – Brookland,
625 Monroe Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20017
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The Institute for Policy Studies is a proud co-sponsor of Split This Rocks’ celebration featuring DJ Phenomejon, poetry readings and performances, a demonstration of the database, and a silent auction!

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Alissa Quart – Monetized In Conversation with Barbara Ehrenreich

June 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V,
2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC United States
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A discussion and book signing “reflecting on money, aging, motherhood, work, the Internet, the eighties, nostalgia, journalism, and New York.”

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