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CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY AND INFLUENCE IN THE UN
Challenges for the new Secretary-General and the UN - October 4, 1pm - NYC

On October 4, 2016, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, the Global Policy Forum, and the International Network for Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) will host a panel discussion on the struggle to establish a bindi...

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THE STRUGGLE FOR A UN TREATY
Jens Martens and Karolin Seitz

By Jens Martens and Karolin Seitz – Over the course of the last years, the international debate surrounding the environmental, social and human rights responsibilities of corporations has gained momentum. Not least, growi...

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WE ARE UNSTOPPABLE, ANOTHER WORLD IS POSSIBLE
World Social Forum, August 9th-16th, 2016 - Montreal, QC, Canada

Since its initial meeting in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 2001, the World Social Forum (WSF) has acted as a gathering place for activists, civil society and social movements to debate, dialogue and develop alternatives to neoliberalism. Indeed, ...

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REINVENTING DEVELOPMENT
Barbara Adams and Karen Judd

By Barbara Adams and Karen Judd. Since the United Nations’ founding 70 years ago, UN reform has been on the table—and, indeed, the institution has undergone several phases of reform. What is meant by reform, ho...

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TAKE THE PORTS!
Patrick Bond, Ana Garcia, Mariana Moreira, and Ruixue Bai

By Patrick Bond, Ana Garcia, Mariana Moreira, and Ruixue Bai. Neoliberal globalization has had a profound effect on the mega-cities of the global South. In the so-called large emerging economies of the South—in particular...

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BRICS AND THE CITY
How grand projects reshape urban geography - March 30, 6:30pm - NYC

From Hong Kong to Mumbai to Durban to Rio de Janeiro, the mega-cities of the global South are in flux. Whether it’s real estate developments around the World Cup and the Olympic Games in Rio or a massive port-petrochemical expansion in Du...

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RLS–NYC AT THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN #CSW60
March 14-24, 2016 - NYC

For photos from this event, go here. 2015’s Sustainable Development Goals set an ambitious agenda to advance people’s welfare around the world. How does this agenda address the rights of women and girls? The 60th sessio...

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PARTY OF ONE
Ho-fung Hung

By Ho-fung Hung. For more than three decades, China’s remarkable economic boom has been reshaping the world. Despite a recent slowdown, this transformation continues to fascinate, and observers have offered numerous inter...

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PLATFORM COOPERATIVISM
Trebor Scholz

By Trebor Scholz. The “sharing economy” wasn’t supposed to be this way. Aided by the tiny computers most of us carry with us all day, every day, we would be free from the burdens of ownership and making money in our s...

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THE GLOBAL CRISIS OF DISPLACEMENT AND EVICTIONS
Miloon Kothari

By Miloon Kothari. The world is living through an unprecedented housing crisis. Approximately 1.6 billion people are considered to be inadequately housed, while one hundred million are homeless and another sixty million hav...

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INTERNATIONALISM AND BLACK SELF-DETERMINATION
Leith Mullings & Kali Akuno

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OUR PANELS AT THE LEFT FORUM 2015
May 29-31 - John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

At this year’s Left Forum, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office will again be presenting a number of panels on a wide variety of topics: Sat, 05:10pm, Rm. L2.82: Greece vs. Germany: The Battle for Europe’s Future READ MORE

BELLO ON THE BRICS
April 27, 6:00 PM - RLS–NYC

One of the Left’s Foremost Intellectuals Discusses the Rise of China and the Future of Global Power. The global balance of power is shifting. There is much debate as to whether the rising BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India,...

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#ILOVEMALCOLM: MALCOLM AND THE MESSAGE
Albert Scharenberg

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THE EUROPEAN LEFT VERSUS TTIP
Fighting a Trade Agreement That Would Change Everything - April 7 - NYC

Join the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and the Left Labor Project to welcome Helmut Scholz, Member of the European Parliament from Germany’s Left Party and member of the Parliament’s Committee on International Trade. Scholz,...

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#ILOVEMALCOLM: MALCOLM X AT OXFORD
Tariq Ali

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#ILOVEMALCOLM: UNDERDOGS
Boots Riley

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THIS IS WHAT ENERGY DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy

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I <3 MALCOLM
A Legacy of Love and Liberation - Feb 14 - Shabazz Center, Harlem

Event on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X. For photos from this event, go here. “Consigning these mortal remains to earth, the common mother of all, secure in the knowledge that what we place in the g...

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THE STRUGGLE FOR ECONOMIC DEMOCRACY
January 23-24 - Chokwe Lumumba Center, Jackson, Mississippi

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. “As the South goes, so goes the nation,” W.E.B. DuBois famously wrote. And indeed, today’s southern United States is a site of rapid economic globalization and redevelopment, with a b...

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CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY AND INFLUENCE IN THE UN

On October 4, 2016, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, the Global Policy Forum, and the International Network for Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) will host a panel discussion on the struggle to establish a binding UN treaty on transnational corporations and human rights. In recent years, the international debate surrounding the environmental, social, and human...
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CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY AND INFLUENCE IN THE UN

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