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December 2017

IPS Holiday Party 2017

December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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Come eat, drink, flip U.S. empire under Trump, and be entertained by the IPS public players’ 18th annual holiday skit.

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Book Event: Aftershock: A Journey into Eastern Europe’s Broken Dreams

December 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Open Society Foundation, 1730 Pennsylvania Ave NW, #700
Washington, DC 20006
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In IPS Fellow John Feffer’s new book with in-depth interviews of Eastern Europe’s many extraordinary activists he shows that, despite stiff odds, hope for the region’s future remains alive in many.

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The Global Impact of Trump’s Jerusalem Announcement

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys and Poets – Brookland, 625 Monroe Street NE
Washington, DC 20017
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A vital discussion about the US moving its embassy to Jerusalem and officially recognizing the sacred and controversial city as the capital of Israel.

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American Empire: From Obama to Trump

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
National Press Club, 529 Fourteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20045 United States
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This conference will unpack how international political patterns have changed in the transition from Obama to the current president and whether or not Donald Trump is a passing phenomenon or a harbinger of a more permanent shift in global politics.

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November 2017

Book Event: Ralph Fasanella: Images of Optimism

November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Busboys and Poets – Takoma, 234 Carroll Street NW
Washington, DC 20012
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Come to the book launch with co-author Marc Fasanella, whose new book showcases the vibrant images of social conscience of his renowned father, Ralph Fasanella the activist whose megaphone was his paintbrush.

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Taft Lecture Series Features Chuck Collins

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Christ Church Cathedral, 318 East 4th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
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The Taft Lecture Committee of Christ Church Cathedral hosts Chuck to speaks on his best selling book, Born on Third Base

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Book Event: Cuba Libre: A 500-Year Quest for Independence

November 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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A talk and book signing with both co-authors, Philip Brenner and Peter Eisner about thier timely book that provides a balanced and deeply knowledgeable introduction to Cuba since Christopher Columbus’s first arrival in 1492.

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First Year of the Trump Presidency – The Challenges & Future for Progressive Forces

November 8 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
European Parliament, Altiero Spinelli building, room ASP 1G2
Brussels, Belgium
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On the European United Left-Nordic Green Left's first panel, Challenging Injustice & Inequality, Institute for Policy Studies Associate Fellow Manuel P. Rocha, will talk about trade policy under Trump.

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Film: The Draft and the Vietnam Generation

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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Inspiring stories of people who faced being drafted to fight in a war they opposed and how their defiance changed American politics forever, followed by a discussion with filmmaker Beth Sanders.

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October 2017

Town Hall on Trump’s Tax Giveaways to the Rich

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Plymouth Church, 1217 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
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IPS tax expert Sarah Anderson will speak at Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal's Townhall on tax cuts for top 0.2 percent and tax raises for middle class and low-income families.

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A Just Peace for Middle East Wars

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Trinity Episcopal Church, 2217 Columbia Pike
Arlington, VA 22204
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A conference on the role of Virginia Faith Communities to help to end the violence and militarization.

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Adult Religious Education Committee Hosts Chuck Collins

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of Falmouth (UUFF), 840 Sandwich Road
East Falmouth, MA 02536
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The Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of Falmouth present a talk exploring the topic of wealth inequality and its consequences.

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Welcome to the Revolution with Medea Benjamin and Charlie Derber

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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Join us for a talk with Charles Derber and the signing of his new book that is a master class on "Universalizing Resistance For Social Justice And Democracy In Perilous Times."

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ISIS abroad, Islamophobia at home

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rhatigan Student Center, 1845 Fairmount Box 56
Wichita, KS 67260
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Phyllis Bennis speaks on US Foreign Policy, Wars and Terrorism at the 72nd United Nations Anniversary Banquest of the Global Learning Center of Wichita.

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Divest from the War Machine Summit

October 21 @ 9:00 am - October 22 @ 1:00 pm
UDC David A. Clarke School of Law, 4340 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC United States
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As Trump is creating dangerous confrontations with North Korea and Iran, while increasing militarization in our streets, join us to target his military contractor cronies profiting from the chaos!

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