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April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

Lessons From the Movement to End Slavery

The ideas and politics of the movement to end slavery can teach us valuable lessons for today’s struggles. This course aims prepare participants for deeper study of W.E.B. Du Bois’ Black Reconstruction in America.
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April 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until June 13, 2019

Arabic Language for Social Movements (True Beginner)

Thursdays, March 7th - June 13th, 2019 5:30-8:30PM (3hrs/week; 45 hrs.) The Center for Language Justice and the People’s Forum are offering beginner-level courses to folks who have little to no prior knowledge of Arabic.
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April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 24, 2019

Marx’s Capital, volume one (1)

Seminar of the NYC Marxist Studies Collective at the People's Forum conducted by Russell Dale. This course will be a careful reading of the first third of Marx's great economic analysis and critique of capitalism, Capital, volume one. This will be the first of three consecutive courses (Spring, Summer, Fall 2019) in which we will carefully read and discuss the entire work.
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April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Film Screening: Tout Va Bien

Godard and Gorin’s film, unpopular and hardly viewed when released, emerges nearly 50 years later as a film with increasing relevance to the days as lived during this late capitalist period. One can see many of the participants in this film wearing gilets jaunes if the film were being shot today.
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April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Book Launch: Being and Insurrection

Join us, along with writer/philosopher A. Shahid Stoverand professor LaRose T. Parris for an engaging and critical dialogue about Being and Insurrection, a work of existential liberation theory rooted in lived Black experience.
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April 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

Capital in Crisis: 2008 to 2020 and Beyond

A review of the 2008 capitalist crisis with a reading and discussion of David McNally’s Global Slump and other works.
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April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until May 11, 2019

What does it Mean to be Left?

This course will discuss what it means to be Left, both in the past and in the present and will posit some thoughts for a new left formation adequate to the demands of the contemporary world.
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Wall Street Charging Bull
April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

POOR PEOPLE’S WALKING TOUR OF WALL STREET

Wall Street stands above all other command centers of global capitalism, and that’s why it’s so important that people struggling from below come here to see it for themselves
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April 27 @ 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:15pm on Saturday, repeating until May 11, 2019

Freud and Philosophy: Overcoming the Self and its Aporias

This seminar will address the very ambivalent and volatile relationship between psychoanalysis and philosophical discourse
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April 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

The Age of Anxiety

This six week course will explore this age of anxiety and its fetishization of the self. The course will be structured around Konstantinos Tsoukalas’ recent book Age of Anxiety and will also include readings from W.H. Auden, Leonard Cohen, Michael Sandel, Maurizio Lazzarato, and Erich Fromm.
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April 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until June 2, 2019

Spanish Language for Social Movements (True Beginner)

Sundays, February 24th, 2019 - June 2nd, 2019 10:00pm-1:00pm (3hrs./week; 45 hrs.) The Center for Language Justice and the People’s Forum are offering beginner-level courses to folks who have little to no prior knowledge of Spanish.
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April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Lenny Foster: Native American Issues and Leonard Peltier

Lenny Foster of the Diné Nation (former Director of the Navajo Nation Corrections Project), talking about Leonard Peltier, a Native American activist who was unfairly and illegally tried and convicted for his participation in a firefight on the Pine Ridge Reservation in 1975.
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