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320 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States
347-695-1095 https://peoplesforum.org/

March 20, 2020 @ 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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March 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Introduction to Kréyol

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Introduction to Kréyol is a beginner class with a focus on developing listening skills and speaking skills to allow you communicate with native Creole speakers.
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March 20, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Crisis, Reaction, Revolution, Emancipation: What activists in the 2020s can learn from the struggles against slavery in the 1850s

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20*In the 1850s, as in the 2020s, racial capitalism seemed to enjoy ever greater triumphs, as pro-slavery forces expanded the protections of human bondage granted from the beginning by the US Constitution. How did the left face these problems in the 1850s?
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March 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Film Screening: Khoon Diy Baarav (Blood Leaves its Trail)

*TPF is closed from March 10- April 20* Opening out the real and the human against the abstract and the brutal, the film seeks to confront advocates of amnesia in Kashmir as well as in other conflict zones.
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March 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Community Interpreting 101

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering a 15-week community interpreting and translation training for advanced Spanish bilinguals. Participants will be given the opportunity to interpret at a community event.
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March 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Capital, Volume III

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Read and discuss Capital Volume III, The Process of Capitalist Production as a Whole, with the Capital Studies Group.
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March 21, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Translating Dissent 101

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering a 15-week community interpreting and translation training for advanced Spanish bilinguals. Participants work on a translation project dealing with a topic of their choice
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March 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

THE PEOPLE’S RESPONSE TO THE CRISIS: A SOCIAL, POLITICAL, AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

The People's Forum is convening a recurring online space to hear and discuss current analysis and reports from leaders of people’s movements and organizations in the US and across the world.
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March 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Arabic Culture Club-Conversational Beginner

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Arabic courses to those who are interested in topics of social justice. Focus is on developing conversational skills.
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March 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MAKIBAKA: FIGHTING BACK IN PILIPINO

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Together, we will explore what it means to learn about a language of a nation forged in the flames of an anti-colonial revolution and continues to develop as a people in an ongoing national-democratic struggle.
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March 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Invention of the White Race

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* A reading and discussion group of Theodore W.  Allen's "The Invention of the White Race Volumes I & II."
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March 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 5, 2020

VIRTUAL COURSE: THE GRUNDRISSE WITH DAVID HARVEY

A close reading of Marx's Grundrisse. This is a rare opportunity to study Marx with David Harvey, wherever you may be located in the world!
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March 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Film Screening: The Night of Counting the Years / المومياء

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Set in 1881, just before the start of British colonial rule, this film directed by Shadi Abdel Salam tells the true story of an Egyptian family that has been robbing tombs for three thousand years.
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March 25, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Reading with Tricontinental: Frantz Fanon- The Brightness of Metal

Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research is an international, movement-driven institution focused on stimulating intellectual debate that serves people’s aspirations. We are holding space every month to discuss and debate the latest dossier.
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March 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rumi and Hafez Poetry Workshop

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Led by linguist and educator Amir Vahab , this evening workshop focuses first on literal translations of the mystical poetry of Rumi and Hafez from the original language, followed by discussion of interpretation and meaning.
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March 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Arabic Culture Club- Intermediate 1

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Arabic courses to those who are interested in topics of social justice. Focus is on developing conversational skills, as well as analyzing various colloquial Arabic cultural productions.
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March 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Makibaka: Fighting Back in Pilipino 2

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* This course is intended for those who both feel ready and can demonstrate a basic proficiency in Filipino/Pilipino, or have a basic understanding of Tagalog upon which the national language is based
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March 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

THE PEOPLE’S RESPONSE TO THE CRISIS: A WORKING CLASS, INTERNATIONALIST PERSPECTIVE

This panel will bring together leaders, thinkers, and organizers in the struggle for the human right of healthcare, against xenophobia, and against imperialism to help us understand the COVID-19 crisis in the current moment
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March 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Community Interpreting 101

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering a 15-week community interpreting and translation training for advanced Spanish bilinguals. Participants will be given the opportunity to interpret at a community event.
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March 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Capital, Volume III

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Read and discuss Capital Volume III, The Process of Capitalist Production as a Whole, with the Capital Studies Group.
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March 28, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Translating Dissent 101

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering a 15-week community interpreting and translation training for advanced Spanish bilinguals. Participants work on a translation project dealing with a topic of their choice
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March 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

THE PEOPLE’S RESPONSE TO THE CRISIS: GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS IN THE US AND ITALY

This week, hear from Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, co chair of the Poor People’s Campaign, and Francesco Pontarelli, representing Potere al Popolo (Power to the People), a coalition of left political parties and social organizations in Italy.
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March 31, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Arabic Culture Club-Conversational Beginner

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Arabic courses to those who are interested in topics of social justice. Focus is on developing conversational skills.
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March 31, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MAKIBAKA: FIGHTING BACK IN PILIPINO

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Together, we will explore what it means to learn about a language of a nation forged in the flames of an anti-colonial revolution and continues to develop as a people in an ongoing national-democratic struggle.
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March 31, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Invention of the White Race

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* A reading and discussion group of Theodore W.  Allen's "The Invention of the White Race Volumes I & II."
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March 31, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 5, 2020

VIRTUAL COURSE: THE GRUNDRISSE WITH DAVID HARVEY

A close reading of Marx's Grundrisse. This is a rare opportunity to study Marx with David Harvey, wherever you may be located in the world!
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April 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rumi and Hafez Poetry Workshop

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Led by linguist and educator Amir Vahab , this evening workshop focuses first on literal translations of the mystical poetry of Rumi and Hafez from the original language, followed by discussion of interpretation and meaning.
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April 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Arabic Culture Club- Intermediate 1

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Arabic courses to those who are interested in topics of social justice. Focus is on developing conversational skills, as well as analyzing various colloquial Arabic cultural productions.
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April 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Makibaka: Fighting Back in Pilipino 2

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* This course is intended for those who both feel ready and can demonstrate a basic proficiency in Filipino/Pilipino, or have a basic understanding of Tagalog upon which the national language is based
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April 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Community Interpreting 101

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering a 15-week community interpreting and translation training for advanced Spanish bilinguals. Participants will be given the opportunity to interpret at a community event.
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April 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Capital, Volume III

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Read and discuss Capital Volume III, The Process of Capitalist Production as a Whole, with the Capital Studies Group.
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April 4, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Translating Dissent 101

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering a 15-week community interpreting and translation training for advanced Spanish bilinguals. Participants work on a translation project dealing with a topic of their choice
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April 4, 2020 @ 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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April 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

THE PEOPLE’S RESPONSE TO THE CRISIS: THE CURRENT SITUATION IN VENEZUELA

Despite recent escalation of aggression from US against the Bolivarian Revolution, the Venezuelan people are successfully taking measures to protect their population from the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us this week to hear from Carlos Ron, Vice-minister for North America of the People’s Power Ministry for Foreign Relations.
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April 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Arabic Culture Club-Conversational Beginner

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Arabic courses to those who are interested in topics of social justice. Focus is on developing conversational skills.
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April 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MAKIBAKA: FIGHTING BACK IN PILIPINO

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Together, we will explore what it means to learn about a language of a nation forged in the flames of an anti-colonial revolution and continues to develop as a people in an ongoing national-democratic struggle.
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April 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Invention of the White Race

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* A reading and discussion group of Theodore W.  Allen's "The Invention of the White Race Volumes I & II."
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April 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 5, 2020

VIRTUAL COURSE: THE GRUNDRISSE WITH DAVID HARVEY

A close reading of Marx's Grundrisse. This is a rare opportunity to study Marx with David Harvey, wherever you may be located in the world!
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April 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rumi and Hafez Poetry Workshop

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Led by linguist and educator Amir Vahab , this evening workshop focuses first on literal translations of the mystical poetry of Rumi and Hafez from the original language, followed by discussion of interpretation and meaning.
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April 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Arabic Culture Club- Intermediate 1

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Arabic courses to those who are interested in topics of social justice. Focus is on developing conversational skills, as well as analyzing various colloquial Arabic cultural productions.
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April 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Makibaka: Fighting Back in Pilipino 2

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* This course is intended for those who both feel ready and can demonstrate a basic proficiency in Filipino/Pilipino, or have a basic understanding of Tagalog upon which the national language is based
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April 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

JOGO DE CORPO// BODY GAMES: Capoeira and Ancestry

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* BODY GAMES presents a sensual tapestry of combat games from both sides of the Atlantic. It tells a story driven by Mestre Cobra Mansa´s need to understand the ancestry of his art form, Capoeira, as part of a wider concern with his Afro-Brazilian heritage.
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April 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Community Interpreting 101

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering a 15-week community interpreting and translation training for advanced Spanish bilinguals. Participants will be given the opportunity to interpret at a community event.
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April 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

THE PEOPLE’S RESPONSE TO THE CRISIS: THE STATE OF KERALA LEADS THE WAY

The state of Kerala, led by a coalition of leftist and communist parties, has set the standard in successful testing, containment, and socialized care for the well-being of its people. How has this been achieved, and what can we learn from this experience?
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April 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Translating Dissent 101

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering a 15-week community interpreting and translation training for advanced Spanish bilinguals. Participants work on a translation project dealing with a topic of their choice
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April 11, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Plot to Kill King

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* William Pepper was James Earl Ray’s lawyer in the trial for the murder of Martin Luther King Jr., and even after Ray’s conviction and death, Pepper continues to adamantly argue Ray’s innocence.
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April 13, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

THE PEOPLE’S RESPONSE TO THE CRISIS: AN EXCHANGE BETWEEN ABAHLALI BASEMJONDOLO (SOUTH AFRICA) AND THE NATIONAL UNION OF THE HOMELESS (USA)

What can we learn from the experiences and leadership of organizations of the poor and dispossessed who have been fighting not just against the conditions of this current crisis, but against the permanent crisis of capitalism?
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April 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Arabic Culture Club-Conversational Beginner

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Arabic courses to those who are interested in topics of social justice. Focus is on developing conversational skills.
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April 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MAKIBAKA: FIGHTING BACK IN PILIPINO

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20*Together, we will explore what it means to learn about a language of a nation forged in the flames of an anti-colonial revolution and continues to develop as a people in an ongoing national-democratic struggle.
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April 15, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Samuel Stein’s public talk: “Labor, Land Use, and Luxury City.”

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* This talk will draw from recently conducted research to describe the structural factors that shape union and non-profit planning politics in New York City, the historical echoes and antecedents that frame the current political moment, and the theoretical frameworks that clarify how labor, capital, and the state co-produce urban space.
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April 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rumi and Hafez Poetry Workshop

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Led by linguist and educator Amir Vahab , this evening workshop focuses first on literal translations of the mystical poetry of Rumi and Hafez from the original language, followed by discussion of interpretation and meaning.
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April 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Arabic Culture Club- Intermediate 1

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering new Arabic courses to those who are interested in topics of social justice. Focus is on developing conversational skills, as well as analyzing various colloquial Arabic cultural productions.
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April 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Makibaka: Fighting Back in Pilipino 2

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* This course is intended for those who both feel ready and can demonstrate a basic proficiency in Filipino/Pilipino, or have a basic understanding of Tagalog upon which the national language is based
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April 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Community Interpreting 101

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering a 15-week community interpreting and translation training for advanced Spanish bilinguals. Participants will be given the opportunity to interpret at a community event.
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April 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Translating Dissent 101

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Algarabía Language Co-op is offering a 15-week community interpreting and translation training for advanced Spanish bilinguals. Participants work on a translation project dealing with a topic of their choice
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April 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 5, 2020

VIRTUAL COURSE: THE GRUNDRISSE WITH DAVID HARVEY

A close reading of Marx's Grundrisse. This is a rare opportunity to study Marx with David Harvey, wherever you may be located in the world!
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April 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Rumi and Hafez Poetry Workshop

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Led by linguist and educator Amir Vahab , this evening workshop focuses first on literal translations of the mystical poetry of Rumi and Hafez from the original language, followed by discussion of interpretation and meaning.
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April 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 23, 2020

Makibaka: Fighting Back in Pilipino 2

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* This course is intended for those who both feel ready and can demonstrate a basic proficiency in Filipino/Pilipino, or have a basic understanding of Tagalog upon which the national language is based
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April 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Struggle against US Imperialism and Colonization in the Caribbean

In the middle of a global pandemic, the US has accelerated its aggressive approach in the Caribbean without regard for human life. What does this mean for the people of the Caribbean region and for the struggle against US colonialism and imperialism?
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April 28, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 5, 2020

VIRTUAL COURSE: THE GRUNDRISSE WITH DAVID HARVEY

A close reading of Marx's Grundrisse. This is a rare opportunity to study Marx with David Harvey, wherever you may be located in the world!
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April 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Rumi and Hafez Poetry Workshop

*TPF is closed from March 10 - April 20* Led by linguist and educator Amir Vahab , this evening workshop focuses first on literal translations of the mystical poetry of Rumi and Hafez from the original language, followed by discussion of interpretation and meaning.
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May 2, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Songs in the Key of Resistance

Join Songs in the Key of Resistance (SKOR) remotely on Saturday, May 2 from 4:00-6:00PM for our monthly jam session! We will be sharing songs from movements of today and the past. No prior experience necessary.
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May 4, 2020 - May 8, 2020

TPF IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED

We are temporarily closing The People’s Forum until further notice as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus. We affirm that we are taking these precautions in solidarity with people’s struggles to overcome this virus.
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May 5, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 5, 2020

VIRTUAL COURSE: THE GRUNDRISSE WITH DAVID HARVEY

A close reading of Marx's Grundrisse. This is a rare opportunity to study Marx with David Harvey, wherever you may be located in the world!
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May 6, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Disaster Capitalism in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the most resource-rich  countries in the world, but thanks to colonialism, imperialism, capitalist exploitation, and neoliberal financial control, the Congolese people are without the necessary infrastructures to provide the basic necessities of life.  What is the reality of COVID-19 for the people of the DRC? 
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May 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

GREEN ROOM: Conversations with artists and cultural organizers in struggle

Green Room is our new monthly space to listen artist organizations and collectives talk about community responses to the crisis, and how they are responding to new realities. 
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May 8, 2020 @ 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 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

APPLAUSE WILL NOT PROTECT US: THE REALITY OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS ON THE FRONTLINES

How has the for-profit medical system created the conditions in which health care workers are forced to work in unsafe conditions? What is the global dimension of US capitalist approach to healthcare?
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May 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Building Working Class Internationalism today: Intro to the International People’s Assembly

What does it mean to build working class internationalism in our current situation? Hear from leaders from organizations that form the International People's Assembly, including Vijay Prashad, director of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, and Claudia de la Cruz of The People's Forum, and the Popular Education Project.
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May 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on February 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Interpreting the Crisis: Spring 2020 Lecture Series

We’re pleased to announce the Spring schedule for “Interpreting the Crisis,” a lecture series organized by TPF Director of Research, Jordan T. Camp. Please mark your calendars, and spread the word!
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May 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

AGAINST IMPERIALISM, FOR LIFE ON THE PLANET

In this installment, we will focus on the front of struggle for the environment and environmental justice. How can we strengthen our defense of the planet? How do people’s movements around the world push back against imperialism?
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June 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

LESSONS FOR REBELLIONS

What is different about the current moment? What are some of the lessons to be drawn from past rebellions that can help us build a stronger and more unified movement? How do we continue to make meaning of the threats and tactics being utilized by The State? Where do we go from here?
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June 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

EL FEMINISMO POPULAR CONTRA EL IMPERIALISMO // POPULAR FEMINISM AGAINST IMPERIALISM

¿Cuál es la situación actual de las mujeres en este momento de crisis global? ¿Cómo impacta el imperialismo a las mujeres? ¿Cuál es el papel de los movimientos feministas populares e internacionalistas?
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June 12, 2020

REVOLUTIONARY SUMMER SCHOOL @TPF- APPLICATIONS OPEN

A virtual summer program for organizers, visionaries and people in resistance to oppression. Read through the info and apply by Friday, June 12!
June 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

GREEN ROOM: Conversations with artists and cultural workers

The green room is more than ” a waiting room” for performing artists. The Green Room is a place where culture creators build politically, and socially. In this edition we will be in conversation with Pablo Placencia "PLA", a muralist from Chile, Ras Moshe, a musician from Brooklyn; and Cece Carpio, an artist focused on telling stories of immigration, ancestry, resistance, and resilience.
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June 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

“Presencia Terror”: A tribute to the great Dominican iconoclast Luis “El Terror” Días

Join us to the launch of "Presencia Terror" an audiovisual focused on documenting a small part of the work of Luis "El Terror" Días, one of the most influential artists in Dominican arts of the 20th century. Acompáñanos al lanzamiento de "Presencia Terror" un audiovisual enfocado en documentar una pequeña parte de la obra de Luis "El Terror" Días, uno de los artistas más influyentes en las artes dominicanas del siglo XX.
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June 25, 2020 @ 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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July 28, 2020 - July 31, 2020

WE ARE THE WORKING CLASS — A photo project

There's still time to submit! Pick up your camera! Pick up your phone! Join WE ARE THE WORKING CLASS — An internationalist photo project. A project to construct memory, exchange our common visions, and share messages of unity. Deadline: July 30th. Read more and learn how to participate!
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August 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ART OF INNOCENCE: THE PEOPLE’S STRUGGLE TO ABOLISH THE DEATH PENALTY

Online Art Exhibit + Performances + Panel Discussion on Abolishing the Death Penalty. A day to expose the case of Billie Allen, a man who has spent the past 23 years of his life on Federal Death Row for a crime he didn’t commit. An opportunity to amplify the voices of families and friends impacted by the death penalty and or a wrongful conviction, and exposing the truth of the unjust and dehumanizing criminal justice system.
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September 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

TPF’s 2nd Year Anniversary

SAVE THE DATE! We're celebrating our 2nd Year Anniversary! An online event to share and enjoy performances among friends! ****Agenda with details coming soon.
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September 23, 2020
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One event on September 24, 2021 at 12:00 am

SOLIDARITY WITH THE POLITICAL PRISONERS OF THE ANTI-RACIST STRUGGLE IN THE US!

SOLIDARITY WITH THE POLITICAL PRISONERS OF THE ANTI-RACIST STRUGGLE IN THE US! Click here to sign the petition to drop all the charges.
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November 5, 2020

TPF’S WEEKLY MEDIA DIGEST

Every week, we are putting together a media digest with a selection of articles that help us to maintain a working class, internationalist analysis of the crisis.
May 8 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 22, 2021

Introduction to Relief Printing

An introductory class to relief printing taking place over the course of three Saturdays (May 8, May 15, and May 22).
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May 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

FREEDOM SUMMER FILM SERIES: When I Saw You

A refugee camp in Jordan, 1967. Like thousands of Palestinians forced from their homes by Israeli expansion, 11-year-old Tarek waits in vain for the day when he’ll be able to return to his old life, and, more importantly, his missing father.
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May 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 22, 2021

Introduction to Relief Printing

An introductory class to relief printing taking place over the course of three Saturdays (May 8, May 15, and May 22).
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May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

FREEDOM SUMMER FILM SERIES: Mandabi (1968)

This film explores themes of neocolonialism, religion, corruption, and relationships in Senegalese society. 
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May 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Introduction to Relief Printing

An introductory class to relief printing taking place over the course of three Saturdays (May 8, May 15, and May 22).
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June 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Pride in the Struggle: Cafecito

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July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Freedom Summer Film Series: I Am Cuba (1964)

A study in contrasts set in and around Havana that explores Cuba's 1959 revolution. The film's stunning cinematography led to its resurgence in the early 1990s and has been restored and rereleased several times.
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July 10 @ 3:30 pm - July 31 @ 5:30 pm

Intro to Drawing

Let’s embark on an exploration of the history of drawing and technique. We'll learn about its aesthetic variation based on cultural and sociopolitical circumstances, as well as its use as a catalyst of self-expression and collective knowledge.
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July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Book Talk and Discussion: The Anti-Capitalist Chronicles

Join us at The People's Forum (320 W 37th St) for a book talk and discussion on David Harvey's newest book: The Anti-Capitalist Chronicles, A Primer for How to be An Anti-capitalist in the 21st Century. Joined by Chris Caruso, Vijay Prashad, and Michael Blim.
July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An Update on the Housing Crisis during COVID-19: gentrification, urban planning, and displacement

A book talk and conversation between NYC housing and tenant organizer, Rima Begum, and author of Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State, Sam Stein, followed by a book signing
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July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Open Mic & Karaoke

Calling spoken word artists, MC's, musicians, storytellers!
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August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

AUGUST PEOPLE’S MARKET!

Final market of the summer! Massages, handmade goods, art, snacks, jewelry, apparel and more.
August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Prison Industrial Complex (PIC) Abolition Propaganda and Zine Fair

A space where people who have created educational and organizing materials including zines, pamphlets, posters, stickers, buttons and more can share abolitionist ideas and messages and can freely give away, trade and sell some of these items.
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September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Strategies for Eviction Resistance

As of Aug 26, 2021, the Supreme Court has blocked the Biden administration's extension of the eviction moratorium. With no rent cancellations in sight, we all sense the horrible scale of the looming eviction crisis. Join David Harvey, Rebecca Garrard, Savina Martin, and Glyn Robbins as they discuss the housing crisis in the US.
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September 18 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

CHINA AND THE LEFT: A SOCIALIST FORUM

In partnership with the Qiao Collective, we will be hosting a one day conference which will include discussion panels throughout the day, a keynote speaker, a short film screening, a screen-printing art event, and evening social mixer.
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September 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Political Prisoner Letter Writing Event

We will be giving short presentations and writing political prisoners Leonard Peltier, Sundiata Acoli, Jessica Reznicek and Xinachtli.
September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

DOWNTOWN BOYS CONCERT with RATAS EN ZELO

JOIN US for a live concert with Rhode Island-based, punk rock group Downtown Boys, with an opening performance by Ratas En Zelo on September 24th! Doors open at 6:00pm and performances are from 7:00-9:00pm EDT.
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