From Triangle Shirtwaist to Bangladesh
Mar
20
6:00pm 6:00pm

From Triangle Shirtwaist to Bangladesh

we will screen films commemorating the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Memorial, as well as linking this history to the current struggle in Bangladesh against ongoing deadly sweatshop conditions for garment workers. Two new films, Tears in the Fabric and Tangled Thread will be shown , as well as two new shorts from Pakistan about women fighting to organize in the accessory industry.

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Centennial Celebration of Labor Artist Ralph Fasanella
Nov
12
5:30pm 5:30pm
Art

Centennial Celebration of Labor Artist Ralph Fasanella

Please join New York City labor leaders, activists and all who share our vision for creating a better world to a reception to view the exhibit on November 12 at the American Folk Art Museum. Highlights of this magnificent show include “The Great Strike, Lawrence 1912,” “New York City,” and “Family Supper.”

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Miners Shot Down (2014): A screening and Discussion with Director Rehad Desai
Nov
10
6:30pm 6:30pm

Miners Shot Down (2014): A screening and Discussion with Director Rehad Desai

The Workers Institute is arranging a screening and discussion for the Acclaimed documentary Miners Shot Down, about the miner strike in South Africa in 2012. The director of Miners Shot Down will participate in a Q & A afterwards to talk about what the film means for working people in New York and the world.

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