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AUSTERITY URBANISM

By Jamie Peck. Cities are sites of contestation. This has never been truer than today, with inequalities in the industrialized world rising to levels not seen in decades. Neoliberalism continues to reign—in spite of its spectacular failures, most recently exemplified by the Great Recession of 2007-08—and austerity policies are...

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THE FUTURE OF THE BRICS

Walden Bello, one of the Left’s foremost intellectuals, delivered these remarks on the future of global power at the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung’s New York office. Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—the large emerging economies of the Global South known as the BRICS—are challenging U.S.-led neoliberal hegemony, but...

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ROSA REMIX

One hundred years after the publication of her masterpiece “The Accumulation of Capital,” Rosa Luxemburg’s ideas have come back in a big way across a wide swath of the contemporary left. If she were here today, what would Rosa say about contemporary feminist movements, the mass strike and Occupy, or our deepening ecological crisis? Join us at Verso Books on Friday night, August 21, and then at The New School during the day on Saturday to learn and discuss. The Rosa Luxemburg...
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ROSA REMIX

One hundred years after the publication of her masterpiece “The Accumulation of Capital,” Rosa Luxemburg’s ideas have come back in a big way across a wide swath of the contemporary left. If she were here today, what would Rosa say about contemporary feminist movements, the mass strike and Occupy, or our deepening ecological crisis? Join us at Verso Books...
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NEW WORLD TRADE ORDER?


Ben Beachy (Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch), Frank Deppe (Professor of Political Science, Germany), and Albert Scharenberg (RLS–NYC) discuss the negotiations about TPP and TTIP.

THIS IS WHAT ENERGY DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE


With climate change looming, we are facing an energy emergency. How can unions fight for change? Great video from RLS–NYC and Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED).

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