Thought Gallery: Three Virtual Events To Keep You Busy This Week

Consider these recommendations for upcoming virtual talks, readings and more in and around New York City:

P&P Live!: Thomas Frank—The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism—In Conversation with Barbara Ehrenreich
Tuesday, July 14, 6 p.m.
Politics and Prose Bookstore
Live stream only
Thomas Frank (What’s the Matter with Kansas?) sets the record straight on populism. He’ll discuss his forthcoming The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism, which highlights reformer victories from the Gilded Age through the New Deal and Truman Administration. Frank will be joined by Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America (by donation).

Camila Russo with Chris Burniske: Infinite Machine
Wednesday, July 15, 7 p.m.
The Strand
Live stream only
You know Bitcoin, but how much do you know about the world’s #2 cryptocurrency, Ethereum? Join financial journalist Camila Russo as she presents her new book, The Infinite Machine: How an Army of Crypto-Hackers Is Building the Next Internet with Ethereum. She’ll share the story of a teenage visionary whose blockchain play will “spur both transformation and fraud” as it revolutionizes our idea of money (free).

Law of the Land: The Supreme Court Year in Review
Thursday, July 16, 8 p.m.
92nd Street Y
Live stream only

Staying on brand for 2020, it was a wild term at the Supreme Court. The 92nd Street Y and the Forum on Law, Culture and Society at NYU School of Law gather a panel of experts to look at recent rulings on abortion, Obamacare, DACA, workplace protections, the president’s taxes and the separation of church and state ($10).

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