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January 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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

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.
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January 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Still Spying on Dissent: A History of Political Policing

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.
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January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Stirrings: How Activist New Yorkers Ignited a Movement for Food Justice

Lana Dee Povitz reveals the colorful characters who worked behind the scenes to build and sustain the movement, and illuminates how people worked together to overturn hierarchies rooted in class and race.
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February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

BOOK LAUNCH: Prejudential: Black America and the Presidents

Prejudential is a concise, authoritative exploration of America's relationship with race and black Americans through the lens of the presidents who are elected to represent and govern all of its people.
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February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Force of Nonviolence: Judith Butler and Simon Critchley

Join Judith Butler and Simon Critchley in conversation around Butler's new book, The Force of Nonviolence: The Ethical in the Political.
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February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Comrade with Jodi Dean

Jodi Dean offers a theory of the comrade. Comrades are equals on the same side of a political struggle. Voluntarily coming together in the struggle for justice, their relationship is characterized by discipline, joy, courage, and enthusiasm.
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March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

RED ZONE: CUBA AND THE BATTLE AGAINST EBOLA IN WEST AFRICA

In 2014, three West African countries were hit by the largest epidemic on record of the deadly Ebola virus. In response to an international call for help, Cuba’s revolutionary socialist government provided what was needed most—and what no other country even tried to deliver.
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March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

VIRTUAL TALK: The Ballot, the Streets- or Both: From Marx and Engels to Lenin and the October Revolution

This book talk will be held online.  Please RSVP and you will receive the link via email! As the left has to think about what it means to run for office in a capitalist state, it's a good time to look back at how the left has historically conducted such debates.
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April 4 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Double Book Launch: No Fascist USA and Social Poetics

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Join us on April 4 for a writing workshop followed by the launch of Social Poetics and
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May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

VIRTUAL BOOK TALK: THE SOUTHERN KEY: Class, Race, and Radicalism in the 1930s and 1940s

The Southern Key explains the reasons for the failure of the US South to unionize, and that this regional failure has led to the nationwide decline in labor unionism, growing inequality, and the perpetuation of white supremacy.
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May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In Conversation: Vincent Bevins and Vijay Prashad

Join author of The Jakarta Method Vincent Bevins and author of Washington Bullets Vijay Prashad for a conversation moderated by Jordan T. Camp about how Washington’s anti-communist wars have shaped our world.
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June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

BUILDING THE COMMUNE

Today, as struggles against neoliberalism, capitalism, and imperialism grow internationally, the lessons from Venezuela’s ongoing experiments in radical democracy are as urgent as ever.
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