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Brooklyn, NY 11217
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May 2018

Marxist Education Project 4 Month Pass (NEW!)

Tue, May 1 @ 1:00 AM - Fri, August 31 @ 11:59 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Tue, May 1, 2018

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$50 - $250

This offer is particularly good for those of you who take more than one class and come to events.

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June 2018

Capital’s 21st Century Endgame

Mon, June 25 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until Mon, August 27, 2018

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$95 - $125

The conditions capital is making for all life on earth is playing out like a science fiction endgame. An international movement with profound social force that absolutely brings an end to this game is imperative. This critical reading/study is a beginning. Other related sessions will happen over the next few years.

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Summer In The Dark: Crime and the Capitalist Way

Thu, June 28 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu, August 30, 2018

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$10 - $125

Deals made in the shade by those packing heat
Six noir novels for the Summer of 2018

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Capital, Volume I

Sat, June 30 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until Sat, August 25, 2018

The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$95 - $125

By unraveling the commoditized forms of our interactions with nature and each other, it provides tools to understand capitalism’s astounding innovativeness and productivity, intertwined with growing inequality and misery, alienation, stunting of human potential, and ecological destruction all over the globe. In this way, Capital offers the reader a methodology for doing our own analysis of current developments.

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Prague Spring: 50 Years Later

Sat, June 30 @ 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$6 - $15

Although reformers within the Communist Party sought significant reforms to the overly centralized system copied from the Soviet Union, including advocacy of workers’ councils, there were significant differences between the more modest reforms put forth by Czechoslovak economists and the more thorough-going concepts of activists and workers themselves.

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July 2018

Red/Green Revolution

Wed, July 18 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$6 - $15

At the heart of Wallis’s call to action is the ever-vital debate of capitalism vs. socialism and their relationships to protecting ecological order.... Wallis writes about how the task of establishing a socialist framework may evolve through the convergence of popular struggles – against all forms of oppression – as these have emerged under conditions of crisis.

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