Andreas Günther was born in Dresden and grew up in the town of Ilmenau in Thuringia, Germany. Before becoming Executive Director of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office in 2018, he worked as Director of the Department of International Policy for DIE LINKE (The Left Party) in Berlin. Andreas holds an M.A. in Classical Archaeology and Greek.
In the wake of the George Floyd protests, access to quality public transportation, mobility and racial justice have intersected in profound ways. While the car remains a symbol of individual freedom in the United States, for African Americans the reverse is true. Black motorists are more likely to be pulled over by the police than white motorists, increasing the likelihood of violent interactions.
Black, Indigenous and communities of color tend......
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