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June 2017
$20 - $30

Gowanus Canal Walking Tour: Where Environmental Justice and Housing Justice Meet

Sat, June 24 @ 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gowanus is an intensely contaminated community that is simultaneously undergoing multiple processes of environmental remediation and gentrification. The tour will explore these dynamics and the challenges and opportunities posed by the Gowanus Canal Superfund Clean Up.

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July 2017
$20 - $30

An Intro to Marxism—in Newark, New Jersey

Wed, July 5 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Orchard Street, Newark, NJ classroom, Orchard Street
Newark, NJ United States
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With short readings, focused presentations, and discussions, we will look at the rise of industrial capitalism and nationalism, the general characteristics of capitalist political economy and class, and the state, imperialism and war, workers organizations and collective power, and, finally, political action and questions of reform or revolution.

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$95 - $125

Hard Boiled Thursdays: Summer Fiction Series

Thu, July 6 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn,
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Verbal sparring, physical clashes, between corrupt cops and the world-weary detectives, the calm façade smiling at the world concealing a maniacal murder machine, when distilled in a fast-paced pulp fiction or poetically narrated in a noir satisfy some of our needs to explain the violent social disorder thrown at us large and small by the contours of life lived by dictates of capital.

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$6 - $15

Kluge’s News From Ideological Antiquity. Part 2: All Things Are Bewitched People

Sat, July 8 @ 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Verso Books, 20 Jay Street #1010
Brooklyn, 112101
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“Commodified things are not thingly, they are crystallized human characteristics, metamorphosed human beings.” —Alexander Kluge

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$50 - $80

Reading Capital Politically

Wed, July 12 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn,
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Marx’s maxim that class struggle is the “motor force” of history is to be taken literally and not viewed as simply some literary metaphor. But what does this mean in the real world? How does this work? And, how should we read capital politically?

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$6 - $15

No Blood for Oil!

Wed, July 12 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
New Perspectives Theatre, 456-458 West 37th Street
New York, NY United States
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In his book George Caffentzis shows how Marxism accounts for the peculiar role that the oil industry plays in contemporary capitalism as generator of ecological devastation, war and exploitation.

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$10 - $30

Women’s Liberation Movement: 1968-1975

Tue, July 18 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn,
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As the Black Freedom movement turned to Black Power, feminists took theory from Black Power and applied it to their newborn movement. We'll read original sources from both the Black-led and majority-white branches of women's liberation.

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August 2017
$18 - $22

Tote Bags Fundraiser: For the MEP

Thu, August 31 @ 1:00 AM - 11:55 PM

Good for beach, subway and demos

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September 2017
$45 - $140

A People’s History of the World

Sat, September 23 @ 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Orchard Street, Newark, NJ classroom, Orchard Street
Newark, NJ United States
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The goal of the course is not to understand every moment or every place in global history, but to use a Marxist perspective to understand major trends and significant junctures in world history, and how those trends and junctures have shaped our present.

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