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CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE GREAT INACTION
Sean Sweeney

By Sean Sweeney. For decades now, the world’s governments have met with the stated goal of meeting the challenge of climate change with a global treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Years of talks have failed to bri...

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THE NEW BLACK
Opal Tometi, Sunyata Altenor & Miriam Neptune

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BIG OIL
Heather Milton Lightening, Al Weinrub & Tadzio Müller

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ELECTORALISM OR REVOLUTION
Bernd Riexinger & Kshama Sawant

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IN WHOSE NAME ?
Lou Pingeot and Wolfgang Obenland

Lou Pingeot and Wolfgang Obenland on R2P. A “peace dividend” was the big hope of many observers of international politics after the end of the Cold War. Envisioning a new era of human rights cooperation no longer divide...

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OUR PANELS AT THE LEFT FORUM 2014
May 30th – June 1st - John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page. 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: New World Trade Order? READ MORE

RLS−NYC INVITES INDIGENOUS WOMEN LEADERS TO UN
UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues - May 2014 - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page. From May 11 to 16, RLS–NYC and MADRE invited an international group of women delegates to the 13th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII). These forums make recom...

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EVENTS ON THE NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY
April 28 - May 3 - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! Other materials, such as videos and documents, can be found here. This year’s NPT PrepCom takes place in New York City from April 28 to May 9, 2014. The RLS–NYC is co...

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RIGHT TO THE CITY
Miloon Kothari

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FIVE RING FEVER
Samantha Retrosi, Dave Zirin & Jules Boykoff

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21ST CENTURY MERCENARIES?
Lou Pingeot, Laura Raymond & Pratap Chatterjee

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FIVE RING FEVER
The Sochi Games and Celebration Capitalism - Feb 4, 6:30pm - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! Download Flyer Sports as metaphor for human solidarity, or sports as vehicle for human greed? Mega sporting events such as the Olympics are increasingly u...

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ADVENTURES IN RADICAL THEORY + PRACTICE
Practitioner Workshop Series - Dec 7, 10:30am - Oakland, California

Join us for a day of organizer-led workshops dedicated to emerging frameworks and tools for consciousness-raising work! Adventures in Radical Theory and Practice is a three day popular education workshop geared towards buil...

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THEY WERE SOLDIERS: HOW THE WOUNDED RETURN FROM AMERICA’S WARS
Book forum with Ann Jones - Nov 7, 7:30pm - The Commons, Brooklyn

Join us for an exciting evening with Ann Jones as she presents her new book, They Were Soldiers. This is the final volume in her trilogy of firsthand reports on the impact of America’s wars, going beyond what can be found in the offic...

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TRADE UNIONS FOR ENERGY DEMOCRACY
October 9-11 - Tarrytown, NY

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! We face a global social and environmental crisis of unprecedented proportions, one that touches the lives of every worker regardless of where they live. At the same time, n...

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URBAN CONVERGENCES
Housing Justice, Left Governments, and Lessons from the Global South - Sept. 27–29

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! Following hard-won liberation struggles against various forms of colonialism, India, Brazil, and South Africa have now emerged as power players on the global stage. While ...

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DIRTY WARS: SCREENING AND DISCUSSION
Wed June 12, 6:25 pm - IFC Center, 323 Sixth Ave at W Third St

TAKE A LOOK AT THE PICTURES FROM THIS EVENT ON OUR FLICKR PAGE. The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office presented a free screening of Dirty Wars at the IFC Center, followed by a panel discussion with Amy Good...

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WAR ON DEMAND
Medea Benjamin

By Medea Benjamin – The last years have witnessed the dawn of a new type of warfare: drone strikes. Especially since President Barack Obama took office in 2009, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), as they are technically...

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WHAT IS THE PRICE OF RISING INEQUALITY?
Vancouver, Canada

Highlights from the round table discussion that was part of the Capitalism, Inequality, and Democracy workshop co-organized by the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung NYC and the University of British Columbia. ...

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NEOLIBERALISM WITH SOUTHERN CHARACTERISTICS
Vijay Prashad

For centuries, the nations of the Global South have struggled to assert themselves politically. This assertion originally took the form of myriad struggles against colonialism, and as the European empires collapsed, new nation states came i...

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NEWS / EVENTS

American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raising their fists during the 1968 Olympics. (Photo: Angelo Cozzi)

SPORTS AND POLITICS

RSVP here PROGRAM 9:30 AM | Welcome Notes 9:45 AM-11:15 AM | Exploitation - Refusal to Participate: African...
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American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raising their fists during the 1968 Olympics. (Photo: Angelo Cozzi)

SPORTS AND POLITICS

RSVP here.  PROGRAM 9:30 AM | Welcome Notes 9:45 AM-11:15 AM | Exploitation – Refusal to Participate: African Americans and the Proposed Olympic Boycott, 1934-1935 Stanley Arnold, Associate Professor, Department of History, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois – A Consideration of Sporting Boycotts: Scotland, South Africa, and the 1986 Commonwealth Games Fiona Skillen, Lecturer in Sport and Event Management, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland Matt McDowell, Lecturer in Sport Policy, Management, and International Development, Moray House School of Education,......
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