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January 2022

Part One of Antonio Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks

Sun, January 23 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
$45.00 – $75.00

These seminars are accessible to people at all levels of familiarity with Gramsci’s work, including those just beginning their studies of Gramsci. This first 10-week session will be followed by consecutive sessions, ultimately completing all three volumes of this edition.

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Lefebvre / Althusser: Humanist and Anti-Humanist Marxism

Sun, January 23 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
On-Line via Zoom, 388 Atlantic Avenue, 2nd floor
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$4.00 – $11.00

Could a unified Left leverage state power away from a disgruntled Right? Could it do so in the streets, in the factories, and through the ballot box? Could forces within the state be modified by organized pressure from the outside? Could pressure from the outside not only transform the inside but actually become that inside? These and more questions will be discussed.

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Wampum and the Evolution of Money in Colonial America

Mon, January 24 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Monday, repeating until Mon, January 31, 2022

$12.00 – $20.00

A TALK WITH PETER FAY We will travel back in time to colonial New England and New York to closely examine Marx’s views on money at the periphery of the British empire. Scarcity of British currency forced many commodities toward the role of “universal equivalent”: Indian corn, tobacco, pieces of eight. But it was colonial thirst for luxury commodities like beaver pelts that finally drove an explosive growth in the one money-commodity facilitating that trade: wampum.

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