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October 2017

Welcome to the Revolution with Medea Benjamin and Charlie Derber

October 23, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 9:00 am - October 22, 2017 @ 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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OLLI-WLS 2017 Symposium: Inequality of Income and Wealth

October 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
University of Nebraska-Lincoln – East Campus Union, 1705 Arbor Drive
Lincoln, NE 68503
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A forum co-sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNL and the Winter Lecture Series of the Unitarian Church to understand why it matters that some have so very much while others have very little.

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Localize It! What Resilience Looks Like

October 21, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Vermont Law School, 164 Chelsea Street
South Royalton, VT 05068
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Learning from each other while bringing localization to the forefront of people’s imagination in our work toward a more resilient planet.

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Welcome to Camp America: Book Talk & Signing

October 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys & Poets – 14th & V, 2021 14th Street NW
Washington, DC United States
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IPS's Dr. Maha Hilal is a featured panelist at the celebration of Guantánamo, art, and activism and the launch of conceptual documentary artist Debi Cornwall's new book, "Welcome to Camp America: Inside Guantánamo Bay."

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Pan-Africanism Today: A Time for Transcontinental Cooperation

October 14, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Festival Center, 1640 Columbia Road NW
Washington, DC United States
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A commemoration of the monumental life of Thomas Sankara by shining a light on the vibrant Pan-African movements unfolding in the global African community 30 years after his assasination.

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Muslim Ban 3.0 and the Legacy of Institutionalized Islamophobia

October 12, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Institute for Policy Studies, 1301 Connecticut Avenue NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
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A forum on the legacy of institutionalized islamophobia under Trump, its consequences on the communities most directly impacted, and how we can collectively challenge and resist them.

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Transnational Latino Gangs and Iron Fist Gang Policies

October 12, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Busboys & Poets – 5th & K, 1025 5th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Join us in welcoming author Sonja Wolf, author of "Mano Dura: The Politics of Gang Control in El Salvador" for a book signing and discussion with her and other experts.

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29th Annual WMS-AME Church UN NGO Conference

October 12, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Embassy Suites by Hilton, 900 10th Street NW
Washington, DC 20002
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IPS's Netfa Freeman speaks about the 2016 report of the United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent from their fact finding mission assessing human rights conditions of African/Black people in the U.S.

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MFA in Collaborative Design

October 12, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Pacific Northwest College of Art, 511 NW Broadway
Portland, OR 97209
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IPS's Chuck Collins will be part of a Workshop on "Closing the Wealth Gap on a Finite Planet" and a presentation on "How Equity is the Underappreciated Cornerstone of a Sustainable Society."

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UUJEC Webinar: Reversing Inequality with Chuck Collins

October 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Chuck Collins speaks on "Reversing Wealth Inequality: The Case for Restoring Progressive Taxation and Bringing Wealth Home."

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The 7th Annual DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival

October 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - October 9, 2017 @ 11:00 pm
Various Venues Around Washington DC Washington, DC 20036 United States + Google Map

The Institute for Policy Studies joins this unique showcase of the work of Palestinian filmmakers and artists for audiences in Washington, DC Metropolitan area.

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All the Voices/Todas las Voces

October 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys and Poets – Brookland, 625 Monroe Street NE
Washington, DC 20017
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A reading in conjunction with the Todas Las Manos mural panels and artist Francisco Letelier now on display at Poets and Busboys /Brookland, in unison with other poets, musicians, and artists around the world in promoting peace, sustainability, and justice.

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41st Sheridan Circle Memorial

October 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sheridan Circle, 23rd St and Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC United States
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Please join us to remember Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt, who were assassinated on this site in 1976 by agents of the Pinochet dictatorship.

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