Film Screening: Stuart Hall Project

The People's Forum 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

Combining archival imagery with specially filmed material and a Miles Davis soundtrack,  Akomfrah carefully constructs sequences of rare forgotten and long since seen historical material together with Hall’s extensive broadcasts and personal archives, taking the audience on a kaleidoscopic journey through the ideas and personal story of Stuart Hall. 

alQaws Benefit Show x NYC

The People's Forum 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

Come join us for a night of performances to raise funds to help bring together and support Palestinian Queers across borders. With special guest Alsarah from Alsarah and the Nubatones!

FILM SCREENING: Red November Black November

Sally Alvarez and Carolyn Jung produced a film, "Red November, Black November," documenting the Greensboro tragedy. The film premiered in March of 1981, less than 2 years after the murders, and stands as a raw record of the truth of the massacre and its immediate aftermath.

Marx and Engels, The Civil War in the U.S. with Andrew Zimmerman

The People's Forum 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

A complete revision of the 1937 edition of the Civil War writings of Marx and Engels, this volume incorporates new texts by Marx and Engels, as well as by US authors including Communist Union Army officer Joseph Weydemeyer and African American scholar and activist W.E.B. Du Bois.

End the War on the Poor: Confronting Militarism and the War Economy

The People's Forum 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

Around the world, the poor and dispossessed are facing the direct violence, economics, and politics of war and militarism. Join us on Friday, December 6, for a public discussion on militarism, the war economy and building a moral economy in its place.

Economic Lessons for 2020: A Conversation with Dr. Michael Hudson

The People's Forum 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

What lessons can we draw from history to guide us in the months and years to come? Join a conversation with economist Dr. Michael Hudson on the 2008 economic crisis, what's happened over the past  ten years, and what we can anticipate in 2020.

Book Launch: Feeding the Crisis

The People's Forum 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, is one of the most controversial forms of social welfare in the United States. Feeding the Crisis brings the voices of food-insecure families into national debates.

Film Screening: 1900

The People's Forum 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

Two boys are born the same day, January 1, 1900, on the same Italian estate—one the grandson of a noble peasant, the other the grandson of a weak-willed aristocrat. Bernardo Bertolucci’s 1900 posits the lives of these two characters as nothing less than the symbolic tussle for the soul of Italy.

Dream Catcher Poetics: A Dream Manifestation Poetry Workshop

The People's Forum 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY

This workshop will honor dreams silenced and deferred. Through the work of Carolyn Malachi and Langston Hughes we will reawaken our imagination and hone into realizing our dreams.