September 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Join us for a special discussion with Ash Sarkar and Paul Mason and Danièle Obono on the resurgence of New Left politics in Europe, the challenges the left faces from right-wing populism, and the parallels with the United States.
September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Conversations between scholar-activists and organizers unearth hidden legacies of internationalist movements and reveal the potentials of decolonized feminist futures. With Mary Helen Washington and Vijay Prashad.
September 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for a presentation of stories and interviews from Chinese factory workers. Motivated by a profound commitment to build international ties among workers, Fan Shigang will elucidate Chinese working-class struggles.
September 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
S'bu Zikode's remarks will share insights from Abahlali’s living politic regarding the forces that perpetuate impoverishment, structural violence and impunity and will seek to draw some connections with the struggles of the poor and marginalized in the US and around the world.
October 7, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
A conversation with artists Frank Waln, Tanaya Winder, & Mahina Movement around the role of culture in the work to decolonize and in building a radical imagination for the future.
October 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Join us in celebrating the revolutionary legacy of “La Nueva Canción” (New Song) Movement with special performances by Mochi Parra.
October 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Marc Lamont Hill and Nancy Mansour present a closer look at the diverse Black communities within the Holy Land including Sudanese/Eritrean refugees, Black Palestinian refugees, Afro Palestinians and more.
November 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A presentation of the cultural solidarity and mutual aid organizing of AgitArte, a year after hurricane María with Sugeily Rodríguez Lebrón and Jorge Díaz Ortiz.
November 2, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - November 3, 2018 @ 12:00 am
Come enjoy Hell’s Kitchen Dance Party, serving good vibes and dope beats with our resident DJ Kay Kay 47 and invited women DJs from the different boroughs of NYC.
November 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Worker Writers School hosts our “Worker Writers School Assembly.” Join in a series of public conversations with Fred Moten, Stefano Harney, Marina Sitrin, Sawako Nakayasu, and others.
November 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Come hear about her experience on the frontlines of the fight to save water in El Salvador and find out what you can do!
November 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Friends of the Jenin Freedom Theatre invite you to meet Mohammad Sabaaneh, renowned Palestinian political cartoonist.
November 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women we present a one-day summit to address issues related to gender and state violence.
November 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York release of OR Books edition of Strongmen: Putin, Erdogan, Duterte, Trump, Modi. Speakers include Eve Ensler, Ninotchka Rosca, Lara Vapnyar, and Vijay Prashad.
November 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Panel discussion from leaders tied to struggles in the
Philippines, Palestine, Brazil, and Puerto Rico on what it means to build an anti-imperialist and anti-fascist movement today.
December 1, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
In commemoration of World’s AIDS Day, we want to look at the pandemic of AIDS and its impact on poor communities. It is a fact that HIV/AIDS like illness such as heart disease, diabetes, and others are disproportionately impacting marginalized and poor communities.
December 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Join us as we dance to rhythms from the global south and celebrate solidarity, resistance and movement. Open mic welcoming mc’s, singers, and poets to showcase our people’s artistic expressions; Featuring Mahina Movement, Mother Tongue, DJ Aguapanela Mami, Yesenia and A Very Special Guest from Chile Grupo Kalfu
December 9, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
With Jenny Brown, Mark Dudzic and Christie Offenbacher. What are the principal opportunities and threats facing the Medicare for All movement at this time? How does our understanding of these opportunities and threats inform our work in our unions, communities and in society at large to help us realize our organizing priorities towards broadening this movement?
December 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Will Be Heard gathers voices of all ages, races, genders and magnifies their stories, poetry, dance, art and music to inquire together about our historical and social reality.
January 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
In Dread Poetry and Freedom — the first book dedicated to the work of 'political poet par excellence' Linton Kwesi Johnson - David Austin explores the themes of poetry, political consciousness and social transformation through the prism of Johnson's work.
January 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Moving Against the System: The 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Making of Global Consciousness
In 1968, as protests shook France and war raged in Vietnam, the giants of Black radical politics descended on Montreal to discuss the unique challenges and struggles facing their Black brothers and sisters. For the first time since 1968, David Austin brings alive the speeches and debates of the most important international gathering of Black radicals of the era.
February 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This panel of academics who both live and work in the South will help activists, organizers, and concerned citizens better understand the struggles and triumphs of the region. With Keri Leigh Merritt will open with a talk focused on economics. Hilary Green will then discuss education, Bob Hutton will concentrate on labor and unionization, and Booker Mattison will talk about the importance of the arts in the South.
February 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Experience Magazine celebrates her rebirth & rebranding heading into its next era with the release of the 2-Part Winter 2018-2019 Issue. This will be 1st new publication in over a year.
February 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rosana Pinheiro-Machado, a regular Intercept Brasil contributor, will discuss the rise of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and his far-right political party.
March 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
EODub (End Of the Weak) brings the MC Challenge to The People's Forum and the winner of this season will be given the opportunity to compete in the Mc Challenge World Finals held this fall at one of End of the Weak's international locations!
March 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us in the launch of Our History Is the Future, Nick Estes traces traditions of Indigenous resistance that led to the #NoDAPL movement. Our History Is the Future is at once a work of history, a manifesto, and an intergenerational story of resistance.
March 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us on March 7 for a panel and discussion with analysts and activists who will share a historical, socio-political and economic analysis of the current situation in Venezuela, with the aim of deepening our understanding of this most recent manifestation of U.S. imperialism.
March 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
In his debut book, Napier narrates his experiences surviving a childhood of poverty in Prichard, Alabama, serving more than a decade and a half in the corrupt prison system, and navigating the discrimination faced by former inmates once released.
March 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
How a Vision Sparked a Movement: The Great March of Return with Ahmed Abu Artema, interviewed by Amy Goodman
In an extremely rare opportunity to hear directly from a leader in Gaza, Ahmed Abu Artema will share his experience with the Great March of Return, his views on the future of grassroots organizing in Palestine, and his vision for a just and lasting peace.
March 16, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
On March 16, we are honored to celebrate the power of women and to tell the story of the Brazilian sociologist, activist and politician Marielle Franco - murdered in 2018 - and of other amazing women who fight for Human Rights. An all-day event will discuss Marielle’s political path and impact as a black woman who grew up in a favela and had to overcome oppression, discrimination and to defy all odds in order to become one of the most powerful female leaders of her generation.
March 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Drawing on hundreds of interviews in Palestine and Israel, Ross’s engrossing, surprising, and gracefully written story of this fascinating ancient trade shows how the stones of Palestine, and Palestinian labour, have been used to build out the state of Israel -- even while the industry is central to Palestinians’ own efforts to erect bulwarks against the Occupation.
April 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for the launch of American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: a People’s History of Fake News, From the Revolutionary War to the War On Terror. Speakers include Danny Haiphong, Ajamu Baraka, and Glen Ford, moderated by Brittany Friedman.
April 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us as we celebrate and debut our scholar-activists’ and their political work alongside senior scholar activist’s Chandra Talpade Mohanty , Linda E. Carty, and Quintan Ana Wikswo.
April 28, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
A panel discussion rescuing the historical memory of the Dominican people with the objective of challenging and dismantling the historical revisionism in regards to the “April Revolution” and its heroes. In addition, through studying the “April Revolution” we will be able to understand the current conjuncture of North American imperialism in Latin America.
May 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Joins us in a conversation with Emmy-winning filmmakers Almudena Carracedo & Robert Bahar ahead of the release of their award-winning documentary The Silence of Others (2018). A cautionary tale about fascism and the dangers of forgetting the past.
May 20, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Through riveting and moving personal recollections of both Palestinians and Israelis, 1948: Creation and Catastrophe reveals the shocking events of the most pivotal year in the most controversial conflict in the world.
September 18, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Through poetry and prose, essays, photography, interviews, and polemical interventions, the contributors reflect on Indigenous history and politics and on the movement’s significance. Their work challenges our understanding of colonial history not simply as “lessons learned” but as essential guideposts for activism.
September 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
A photo exhibit that presents the perspectives of seven Venezuelan photographers who walk the streets and photograph working class life at a time when Venezuela is defined by outside forces without the consent of its people who suffer under the effects of sanctions.
October 19, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 8:15 pm
A Conference on Hybrid Wars, Sanctions, and Solidarity to explore the waging of hybrid wars in dialogue with the historians, journalists, critical theorists, and antiwar activists who are actively documenting and confronting them.
January 30, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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.
September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for a virtual discussion on Keeanga Yamahtta Taylor's republished From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation. This event is co-sponsored by Haymarket Books.
September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us at The People's Forum (320 West 37th Street) for a book talk and discussion with author Salvatore Engel-Di Mauro on his book Socialist States and the Environment. This event is co-sponsored by Pluto Press.