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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

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 potential of this seem...

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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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VOICES OF INDIGENOUS WOMEN LEADERS AT THE UN
April 16-27, 2018 - New York City

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. For the 2018 Joint Declaration of the Indigenous Women Leaders at the UNPFII, go to the bottom of the page.  For the sixth consecutive year, the Rosa Lux...

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THE UN FOUNDATION
Barbara Adams and Jens Martens

By Barbara Adams and Jens Martens. In the last two decades, we have witnessed significant changes in the engagement between the United Nations and the private sector. Private funding from corporations and philanthropic foun...

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ONE STEP FURTHER TOWARDS GLOBAL REGULATION OF BUSINESS
Karolin Seitz

By Karolin Seitz. Following a resolution initiated by Ecuador and South Africa in 2014, the Human Rights Council of the United Nations decided by a majority vote for the establishment of a process to create a human rights t...

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THE PYEONGCHANG WINTER OLYMPICS: PANEL DISCUSSION & VIEWING PARTY
February 15, 2018, 6:00pm - RLS–NYC

Photos from this event here. Political Intrigue, Celebration Capitalism, and Spotlight on Korea. It appears the 2018 Winter Olympics, taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will be an arena for politics...

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RETHINKING THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL: A BOOK LAUNCH
December 12, 2017 - New York City

The UN Security Council remains a mysterious body, hid­den most of the time behind a strict security perimeter and many closed door meetings. To understand the Council, it is necessary to penetrate a thick­et of myth and to examine the we...

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AGRIFOOD ATLAS 2017
Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Friends of the Earth Europe

What we eat is a political issue. Corporate marriages, mergers, and takeovers concentrate control in the hands of big agricultural corporations at each link in the value chain—from field to fork. Promoting a form of agriculture revolving ...

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AMERICAN EMPIRE: FROM OBAMA TO TRUMP
December 8, 2017 - Washington, D.C.

RSVP for the event here.  One year into Donald Trump’s presidency, top international activists and scholars will gather in Washington DC to discuss US foreign policy under Trump. Building on their base o...

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COP23: THE UN CLIMATE SUMMIT IN BONN
November 6-17, 2017 - Bonn, Germany

From November 6 to 17, national delegates will gather in Bonn, Germany, to take part in the twenty-third session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Changes (COP23). Every year, the COP mee...

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Overcoming Fear, Taking Back Power: Trinational Workers Toolkit

After a nine month process that began with the Overcoming Fear: Creating a Trinational Workers Toolkit gathering at UE...
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Overcoming Fear, Taking Back Power: Trinational Workers Toolkit

After a nine month process that began with the Overcoming Fear: Creating a Trinational Workers Toolkit gathering at UE 506 in Erie, Pennsylvania on November 14 and 15, 2019, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, along with all of our partners who dedicated time and resources to this project, are proud to release our completed Trinational Workers Toolkit. This toolkit is geared toward fostering greater international solidarity to overcome reactionary and right......
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