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EXTRACTIVISM AND WOMEN’S RIGHTS
Karolin Seitz

The new briefing paper “Extractive Industries and Women’s Rights: Between partnerships and regulation – two diverging ways to tackle the problem at the UN”, published by AWID, DAWN, Global Policy Forum and Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung pr...

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BEYOND NAFTA 2.0 RELEASE EVENT
October 10, 2019 - New York City

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office (RLS-NYC), in collaboration with the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), and the Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), would like to invite you to our public panel on October 10, 2019 ...

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BEYOND NAFTA 2.0
Ethan Earle, Manuel Pérez-Rocha, and Scott Sinclair, eds.

With ratification of NAFTA 2.0 still up in the air in the U.S. and Canada, a new international report contrasts the deeply flawed agreement with proposals for a more progressive and truly fair trade regime. “Beyond NAFTA 2.0: A Trade Agen...

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GROWING NUCLEAR RISKS IN A CHANGING WORLD
May 4, 2019 - New York City

New Thinking & Movement Building International Conference. RSVP here.  The interregnum between the old and new world disorders is marked by the increasingly dangerous military, economic, and high-tech confrontations am...

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NATO COUNTER-SUMMIT IN D.C.
April 2, 2019 - Washington, D.C.

Register for this event here.  The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) turns 70 years old in 2019 and it will mark it by holding its annual summit meeting in Washington, D.C., on April 4, on the same date of the anni...

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CSoc57: INEQUALITIES AND CHALLENGES OF SOCIAL INCLUSION
February 20, 2019 - New York

Our office is hosting an official side event at the 57th Session of the UN Commission for Social Development (CSoc57) on the topic of “Inequalities and Challenges of Social Inclusion: Housing and evictions, Extractive Industries, and ...

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ONLINE WORKSHOP ON THE FAR RIGHT
February 26, 2019 - Worldwide

Building off the popularity of the Far Right in Government: Six Case Studies From Across Europe, the People’s Hub and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung–New York Office are offering a series of online workshops geared at developing collective ...

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WHAT’S UP WITH GERMANY? A DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN POLICY OVERLOOK
February 8, 2019 - New York

What is happening in Germany?  Some hope that it will be a bulwark against extremism and a pillar of stability. With the rise of the right, challenges to the center, and a left  that cannot hold, however, it seems like Germany cannot quit...

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REPORT FROM THE TRINATIONAL LABOR GATHERING
December 11-12, 2018 - Los Angeles

To see photos from the event, please visit our Flickr page.   In the city of Los Angeles on December 11-12, 2018, RLS-NYC and the UCLA Labor Center co-hosted the “Trinational Labor Gathering,” bringing to...

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“I WAS, I AM, I WILL BE”: HISTORICAL LEGACY AND CONTEMPORARY RELEVANCE OF ROSA LUXEMBURG
January 17, 2019 - New York

See photos from the event here. This program takes place in the context of the exhibition ROSA LUXEMBURG: A THOUSAND MORE THINGS, which marks the 100th anniversary of Rosa Luxemburg’s murder on January 15, 1919. It i...

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FILM SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION: “WHAT IS DEMOCRACY?”
January 18, 2019 - New York

Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, What Is Democracy? reflects on a word we too often take for granted. Director Astra Taylor’s idiosyncratic, philosophical journey spans millennia and continents: from an...

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NUCLEAR POWER AND CLIMATE ACTION
Tim Judson

New publication by Tim Judson. When nuclear power started to develop into an ever more important source of electric energy during the second half of the twentieth century, there grew widespread optimism regarding the potent...

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COP24: THE UN CLIMATE SUMMIT IN KATOWICE
December 2-14, 2018 - Katowice, Poland

View our photos from COP24 on Flickr. From December 2 to 14, international delegates are gathering in Katowice, Poland, to take part in the twenty-fourth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the United Nation...

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MAPPING JUST TRANSITION(S) TO A LOW-CARBON WORLD
Just Transition Research Collaborative

By the Just Transition Research Collaborative. The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), and the University of London Institute in Paris are launch...

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RETHINKING INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY IN AN AGE OF NATIONALISM
August 15, 2018 - New York City

Photos from this event here.  Join us on August 15, together with prominent activists from across North America and Europe, to discuss how international political solidarity can defeat right-wing nationalism, and how we ca...

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INDIGENOUS WOMEN LEADERS AT UNPFII
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THE TREATY ON THE PROHIBITION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS
RLS–NYC and IPB

With North Korea having now presumably equipped itself with a nuclear arsenal, and President Donald Trump having announced his intention to pull the United States out of the Iran Nuclear Deal, the international geopolitical situation would ...

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TWO MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
May 12, 2018 - New York

Videos from this event’s live streaming are available here (morning session) and here (afternoon session). The keynote address by Prof. Noam Chosmky is available to watch on our YouTube channel. Photos from this event available here...

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OPTIONS FOR A UN TREATY ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Harris Gleckman

By Harris Gleckman. In 2014, Ecuador and South Africa initiated a resolution to create a human rights treaty to regulate the activities of transnational corporations (TNCs) and other business enterprises. Since 2015, the op...

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TRADE UNIONS AND JUST TRANSITION
Sean Sweeney and John Treat

By Sean Sweeney and John Treat. The concept of “Just Transition” has become increasingly in vogue in recent years in international political circles. While commonly ascribed to be “transformative” in potential, li...

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WE ARE THE PEOPLE

Talking About Democratic Socialism 30 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall. November 1989 was a moment of radical transformation for the former German Democratic Republic (GDR). Already many GDR citizens had migrated to West Germany to escape state repression. On November 4, almost half a million other GDR citizens gathered at Alexanderplatz in Berlin for a peaceful protest,...
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Talking About Democratic Socialism 30 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall. November 1989 was a moment of radical transformation for the former German Democratic Republic (GDR). Already many GDR citizens had migrated to West Germany to escape state repression. On November 4, almost half a million other GDR citizens gathered at Alexanderplatz in Berlin for a peaceful protest, calling for the democratization of the socialistic state. Organized by......
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