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CfP: AMERICA’S SEMINAL RED SCARE: THE US AND THE PERCEPTION OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
Oct. 13-15, 2017 - RLS–NYC

Organized by Frank Jacob (New York) in co-operation with the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office The Russian Revolution is usually considered a watershed between the “long” 19th and the “short” 20th century. What Eric...

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PARIS IS BURNING
James P. Hare

By James P. Hare. With Trump’s decision to formally withdraw from the Paris Agreement, he has put an end to months of apparent indecision. This withdrawal does not dissolve the agreement, which still includes nearly every...

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RLS–NYC AT THE LEFT FORUM 2017
June 2-4, 2017 - John Jay College, New York

This year’s Left Forum, the largest annual leftist gathering in North America, will be taking place from June 2-4 in New York City. This year’s Left Forum comes at a particularly important political moment, as different forms of right-w...

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THURINGIA’S GOVERNOR RAMELOW VISITS THE US
May 14-20, 2017 - RLS–NYC

For photos from this event, go here. From May 14-20, 2017, the Governor of the German state of Thuringia, Bodo Ramelow (Left Party), visited the United States with a large delegation, including the state’s minister of economy, Wolfgang Ti...

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ROSA REMIX
RLS–NYC

New book on the life and legacy of Rosa Luxemburg. Rosa Luxemburg was a shining star of the early socialist movement. As an economist and political theorist, a teacher and public speaker, a comrade and rebel, a revolutionar...

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100 DAYS OF TRUMP
Ethan Young

By Ethan Young. Having now had 100 days in which to judge the Trump presidency, let me be as blunt as possible: There is not a single redeemable feature in the man or his administration. Any claim that suggests otherwise is...

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FILM SCREENING: HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN THE GDR
April 25, 6:30pm - NYC -

The Wasserman Jewish Studies Center, the Leo Baeck Institute, and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office invite the public to a screening of and discussion about the documentary film “Chronicle of a Return: Life Paths of Jews in th...

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Barbara Sukowa: Being Rosa Luxemburg
Barbara Sukowa, Amber A’Lee Frost & Annelise Ogaard

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CAN THE LEFT BE REBUILT?
With Labour Party MP Jon Trickett, March 24, 7pm - Verso

Across the western world the liberal center is in decline — but it is the radical right, not the Left, which stands to benefit. Why has the Left failed to capitalize on the ongoing systemic crisis? How has it become so divorced from its w...

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ROSA LUXEMBURG: A FILM SCREENING
March 16, 6:30pm - Verso Books, Brooklyn

Followed by an Artists’ Panel Featuring Barbara Sukowa For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. Margarethe von Trotta’s “Rosa Luxemburg” depicts the life story of this martyred heroine of the internati...

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CLOSING THE GENDER GAP
Barbara Adams and Karen Judd

By Barbara Adams and Karen Judd. Almost 22 years have passed since the Fourth World Conference on Women was held in Beijing, marking a turning point for women’s rights activists around the world. For many, the approved De...

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WHAT IS TO BE DONE? STRATEGIES TO FIGHT THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION
February 17, 6:30pm - Mayday Community Space

A political discussion co-hosted by the Democratic Socialists of America & the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office. Donald Trump’s election has made clear the rise of a nationalist right, with echoes of dangerous authoritarian g...

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MAPPING THE CANADIAN LEFT
Andrea Levy and Corvin Russell

By Andrea Levy and Corvin Russell. Canada has an international reputation for being friendly. Its foreign policy seems to be rooted in cooperation and human rights while social-democratic policies and values reign at home. ...

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TRUMP AND AMERICAN DECLINE
Vijay Prashad

By Vijay Prashad. Reactions to Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States oscillate between great trepidation and great mockery. Will Donald Trump do something outlandish—something with terrible consequen...

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ENERGY TRANSITION: ARE WE WINNING?
Sean Sweeney and John Treat

Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s ninth working paper. In the wake of climate-change-denier Donald Trump’s election, there is not much optimism among those fighting against catastrophic climate change. It seems unlike...

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History of the Jews in the GDR

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A TRUMP WORLD ORDER?
What to Expect from US Foreign Policy - December 9, 2016 - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. With Medea Benjamin, Vijay Prashad, Jillian Schwedler, and Ingar Solty When: Friday, December 9, 2016 4-7pm, with reception following Where: The Asian American Writers̵...

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DONALD TRUMP AND THE RISE OF THE NATIONALIST RIGHT
C. Kilpatrick, L. Spence, L. Featherstone, E. Young

By C. Kilpatrick, L. Spence, L. Featherstone, and E. Young. We are witnessing a tidal change, and it will not be for the better. Right-wing nationalist populism continues to rise throughout the Western world. With the victo...

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CRASHING THE PARTY
John Nichols

By John Nichols – The closest commentator that the contemporary United States has to Mark Twain, satirist and television host Bill Maher, surveyed the sorry state of American politics midway through the 2016 election seas...

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HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN THE GDR
November 1-2, 2016 - Academy of the Jewish Museum Berlin -

The Leo Baeck Institute, the Jewish Museum Berlin, and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office invite you to a screening of a documentary film on the “Chronicle of a Return. Life Paths of Jews in the GDR” (USA/Germany/Czec...

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CHANGING THE GAME ON NUCLEAR WEAPONS

As the current crisis between the United States and North Korea demonstrates, tensions between nuclear powers are on the rise, and new global risks are posed by the possibility of cyber-attacks and terrorist groups targeting nuclear facilities. While most people would agree that they are a threat to every civilian, atomic weapons are the only weapons of mass destruction that have not yet been...
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CHANGING THE GAME ON NUCLEAR WEAPONS

As the current crisis between the United States and North Korea demonstrates, tensions between nuclear powers are on the rise, and new global risks are posed by the possibility of cyber-attacks and terrorist groups targeting nuclear facilities. While most people would agree that they are a threat to every civilian, atomic weapons are the only weapons of mass destruction that have not yet been prohibited by law. A majority of......
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