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April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Revolution in the Air: A Book Talk and Discussion

Join us for a book talk with author Max Elbaum on the re-release of his book, Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals Turn to Lenin, Mao and Che.  Max will joined for a discussion by leader and scholar Willie Baptist. 
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April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 29, 2019

Black Reconstruction

Some have called the U.S. Civil War the “second American revolution” or the completion of the first American revolution. Others claim that the war of independence and Civil War were not revolutions, but had tremendous revolutionary potential. We will read W.E.B. DuBois’ Black Reconstruction (Oxford University Press, 2007) in whole, and for more recent research, the middle part of Steven Hahn’s A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South (Harvard University Press, 2003).
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April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 7, 2019

Reading Marx’s Capital Volume 1 with David Harvey

A close reading of the text of Volume I of Marx’s Capital with Professor David Harvey. This semester-long class meets on Tuesdays from 6:00pm - 8:00pm beginning on February 5th. Registration is now closed.
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May 1 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 8, 2019

Theories of Poverty

Drawing on religious and cultural references, news media, and other sources, we will examine the deeply entrenched ideologies that keep society at large from recognizing the breadth and depth of poverty and, therefore, prevent us from seeking long-term and real solutions that can end poverty.
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May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 29, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

Arabic Language for Social Movements (True Beginner)

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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May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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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May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Book Launch: Militant Education with Sonia Vaz Borges

Join us for the Launch of Sónia Vaz Borges’s new book, "Militant Education, liberation struggle and consciousness. The PAIGC education in Guinea Bissau 1963-1978."  Sónia will be joined for a discussion with Craig Wilson.
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May 5 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

A presentation on Thomas Sankara’s Revolutionary Legacy

Who was Thomas Sankara? What did he stand for? Why is the political course he fought for relevant to working people in Africa and the US? Join us on a presentation on Thomas Sankara's Revolutionary Legacy.
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May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 16, 2019

Race and Revolution in the United States

This course explores the position that historically oppressed groups in the US — Puerto Ricans and Native, African, Chinese, Japanese and Mexican Americans have occupied in the US economy. We outline the Materialist/Marxist analysis of race ideology and how if differs from other interpretations. We also analyze the theoretical and political contributions that radicals of color in the US have made to the fight for human liberation.
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May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Reading the Almanac of the Dead

This will be an immersive reading of Leslie Marmon Silko's "The Almanac of the Dead." This course will explore what might we learn from "The Almanac of the Dead" about capitalist production and its relationship to the Indigenous situation in the Americas.
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May 11 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until July 27, 2019

Capital, Volume 2 with the Capital Studies Group

Volume I of Capital is just the beginning of unraveling the underlying laws of capitalist development. After solving the form that the production of wealth takes within a society where generalized commodity production prevails under the domination of capital, Marx takes on the next big question.
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May 11 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Saturday, repeating until July 27, 2019

Marx and Engels: Political and Historical Works, Part 1

Between this May and through our spring and summer terms, the plan for this study is to read The Condition of the English Working Class, The German Ideology, and selections of works by the young Marx and Engels leading up to the revolutions of 1848.
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