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.

Still Spying on Dissent: A History of Political Policing

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

In the last decade alone the FBI has spied on, surveilled, and monitored Black Lives Matter, Occupy Wall Street, anti-pipeline protesters, Palestinian solidarity activists and other peaceful protesters. Far from isolated incidents, the report argues that FBI political surveillance is pervasive and persistent. This panel will discuss FBI political surveillance today and how it is part of a larger historical legacy of abuse.

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.

La negra de aquel negro: entre la resistencia y la subversión (San Juan Bautista, siglo XVI)

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

Para el conquistador las negras eran mercancía, y en este primer siglo de asimilación colonial a través de cientos de documentos fueron no solamente cosificadas, sino también fueron doblemente subordinadas. Su condición de mujeres implicaba un sometimiento  ante el hombre, el marido o el tutor. Sin embargo, dentro de este proceso de sujeción las negras utilizaron los intersticios del poder para resistir y subvertir.

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Capital, Volume III

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

*TPF is closed from March 10-23* Read and discuss Capital Volume III, The Process of Capitalist Production as a Whole, with the Capital Studies Group.

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Invention of the White Race

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

*TPF is closed from March 10-23* A reading and discussion group of Theodore W.  Allen's "The Invention of the White Race Volumes I & II."