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.

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SEMINAR: Rising Inequality in South Asia

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

As of 2019, India’s top 9 billionaires hold as much wealth as the country’s bottom 50% - more than 680 million people combined. This course will explore the processes that have made poverty and inequality particularly intractable in the Indian subcontinent.

SEMINAR: Rising Inequality in South Asia

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

As of 2019, India’s top 9 billionaires hold as much wealth as the country’s bottom 50% - more than 680 million people combined. This course will explore the processes that have made poverty and inequality particularly intractable in the Indian subcontinent.

Book Launch: Halla Bol: The Death and Life of Safdar Hashmi

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

This vivid memoir illuminates the life of Safdar Hashmi – artist, comrade, poet, writer, actor, activist, and a man everyone loved. Halla Bol shows us, close up, how one man’s death and life are intertwined with the stories of many people.