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June 2016

Public Interview: South African Labor Leader Irvin Jim

June 14 @ 7:00 pm
Katie Murphy Amphitheater at Fashion Institute of Technology,
Seventh Avenue at 27 Street
New York City, NY 10001 United States
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A public Q&A with the General Secretary of the largest union in South Africa to shed light on the social, political, and economic challenges facing workers, students, and the poor in post-Apartheid South Africa.

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Organizing for Care

June 15
Kaiser Family Foundation’s Barbara Jordan Conference Center,
1330 G St NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Join IPS's Josh Hoxie to discuss the current landscape and opportunities for long-term care in the US.

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Author Event: “Against All Odds: Voices of Popular Struggle in Iraq”

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Busboys and Poets – Brookland,
625 Monroe Street NE
Washington, DC 20017
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Ali Issa will discuss his new book, featuring interviews with and reports from Iraqi feminists, labor organizers, environmentalists, and protest movement leaders.

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Film: The Same Heart

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friends of the Earth,
1100 15th St NW, 11th Floor
Washington, DC United States
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Don't miss the film that tackles what it will take to actually end the extreme poverty children live with today.

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Book Launch: The Butler’s Child

June 22 @ 6:30 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V,
2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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A Politics and Prose DC book launch with author and IPS board member Lewis M. Steel, whose new book tells his personal story of a Warner Brothers family grandson who spent more than fifty years as a fighting, no holds barred civil rights lawyer.

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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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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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