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BLACK RADICALISM IN THE UNITED STATES
April 14-15, 2018 - New York City

RSVP for this event here.  This two-day conference in New York City will bring together scholars and activists dealing with the history and the legacy of Black Radicalism in the US from multiple perspectives. Black Radical...

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RADICALS RUNNING THE CITY: LESSONS FROM BARCELONA
March 31, 2018 - Brooklyn, NY

In the 2015 local elections in Barcelona, activists from grassroots movements won power and are now inside City Hall under the leadership of radical Mayor Ada Colau. This municipalist project is raising fundamental questions about how citie...

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LEFT DEMOCRATS IN SEARCH OF ANTI-TRUMP STRATEGY
Albert Scharenberg

Last weekend, the Congressional Progressive Caucus met for its annual strategy conference in Baltimore. For the first time, a delegation of European left-wing parties organized by the New York office of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung attended ...

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RLS–NYC AT THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN #CSW62
March 10-17, 2018 - New York

Photos from this event here. On February 14, 2018, UN Women released its SDG Monitoring Report, Turning Promises Into Action, which assesses what is needed to achieve the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable De...

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FROM THE POPULIST RIGHT TO NAZI TERRORISM: THE CASE OF THE NSU AND STRUCTURAL RACISM IN THE US AND GERMANY
March 6, 2018 - New York

Photos from this event here.  With their recent electoral successes across Europe and the United States, far-right parties seem to have become an “acceptable” political force in politics. The far right, however, is not...

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MAUDE BARLOW: BEYOND NAFTA?
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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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RETHINKING THE SMART CITY
Evgeny Morozov and Francesca Bria

By Evgeny Morozov and Francesca Bria. Following the celebration of the “creative city” (as described by Richard Florida), the “smart city” has become the new flavor of the month—and a brand. It makes clever use of...

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THE TRUMP SPECTACLE
Albert Scharenberg

By Albert Scharenberg. Robert Zaretsky recently commented in The New York Times that Donald Trump’s presidency marks the coming of age of The Society of the Spectacle—a society in which truth is essent...

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MARX200: BEYOND SOCIAL DEMOCRACY AND COMMUNISM
February 23-24, 2018 - New York

Photos from this event here.  Germany was not only the birthplace of Marx and Engels 200 years ago, but also the origin of strong working-class movements. While German socialists became dominant in the 2nd International be...

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RIGHT-WING POPULISM IN THE EUROPEAN AND TRANSATLANTIC CONTEXT
Announcement of RLS Graduate Class -

As applicants for the Graduate Class need to know German, this invitation is available in German language only. For the German text, switch language in the upper right corner of this page, or go here. ...

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MUNICIPALISM IN SPAIN
Vicente Rubio-Pueyo

By Vicente Rubio-Pueyo. In Spain’s municipal elections of May 2015, a constellation of new political forces emerged. For the first time in almost 40 years of Spanish democracy, the country’s major cities would no longer...

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WHAT’S NEXT IN THE MIDDLE EAST?
Tsafrir Cohen

By Tsafrir Cohen. With Donald Trump’s declaration to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv, the US president is escalating the conflict between Israelis and Palestin...

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THE AUTOMATED PUBLIC SPHERE
Frank Pasquale

By Frank Pasquale. The ubiquity of the internet today—namely of social media networks and large search engines—has complicated the ways in which content is produced and received, deeply altering how society thinks about...

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CALL FOR PAPERS: BLACK RADICALISM IN THE UNITED STATES
April 14-15, 2018 - New York City

Black Radicalism in the United States had many faces and followed many directions, yet always dealt with the important question of how the plight of African Americans—the (former) slaves—in the US could be changed for the better. Many o...

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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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ONE YEAR OF TRUMP
November 27-30, 2017 - München, Mainz, Düsseldorf, Hamburg

One year ago Donald Trump was elected 45th President of the United States. How was this possible? And what has changed since? On this speaking tour to four German cities, Albert Scharenberg, co-director of Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York...

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CELEBRATING 150 YEARS OF KARL MARX’S “CAPITAL”
David Harvey, Nancy Holmstrom, and Ajay Singh Chaudhary

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THE YOUNG KARL MARX: FREE FILM SCREENING

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, Goethe-Institut New York, and Brooklyn Institute for Social Research (BISR) are hosting a free screening of Raoul Peck’s acclaimed The Young Karl Marx. The film follows the young philosopher turned revolutionary through his burgeoning friendship with Frederick Engels, his...
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© The Orchard 2018

THE YOUNG KARL MARX: FREE FILM SCREENING

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, Goethe-Institut New York, and Brooklyn Institute for Social Research (BISR) are hosting a free screening of Raoul Peck’s acclaimed The Young Karl Marx. The film follows the young philosopher turned revolutionary through his burgeoning friendship with Frederick Engels, his experiences with political repression, as well as the debates, dilemmas, and promises of a......
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