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POLITICAL ANALYSIS AND ALTERNATIVES

FREEDOM IN A COMPLEX SOCIETY
Karl Polanyi’s Vision of a Socialist Transformation – Nov 20-21 - NYC

The 1990s saw a renewed interest in the work of Karl Polanyi. Spreading resistance against the neoliberal agenda and the deepening crises of the last 25 years, which culminated in the global financial and economic crisis of 2008, are viewed...

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ROSA REMIX
New Takes on a Longtime Classic - August 21-22 - NYC

Photos from this event here. One hundred years after the publication of her masterpiece The Accumulation of Capital, Rosa Luxemburg’s ideas have come back in a big way across much of the left. If she were still here, what would R...

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AUSTERITY URBANISM
Jamie Peck

By Jamie Peck. Cities are sites of contestation. This has never been truer than today, with inequalities in the industrialized world rising to levels not seen in decades. Neoliberalism continues to reign—in spite of its s...

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THE FUTURE OF THE BRICS
Walden Bello

Walden Bello, one of the Left’s foremost intellectuals, delivered these remarks on the future of global power at the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung’s New York office. Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—the large ...

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OUR PANELS AT THE LEFT FORUM 2015
May 29-31 - John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

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: Sat, 05:10pm, Rm. L2.82: Greece vs. Germany: The Battle for Europe’s Future READ MORE

BELLO ON THE BRICS
April 27, 6:00 PM - RLS–NYC

One of the Left’s Foremost Intellectuals Discusses the Rise of China and the Future of Global Power. The global balance of power is shifting. There is much debate as to whether the rising BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India,...

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PEACE & PLANET
RLS–NYC Supports International Peace Gathering on Eve of NPT Review Conference - April 24/25

Every five years, the United Nations convenes a meeting to review the 1970 Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), which seeks to halt the further spread of nuclear weapons and to eliminate existing arsenals. The 2015 Revi...

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THE TRAGEDY OF PARTY COMMUNISM
Michael Brie

By Michael Brie. Never in history has a political movement so quickly captured the imagination of so many people and shaped so many societies after its own image as did the twentieth-century party communism founded by Lenin...

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CASTING SHADOWS
Kali Akuno

By Kali Akuno. “As the South Goes…So Goes the Nation.” W.E.B Du Bois wrote these famous words in Black Reconstruction, linking America’s promise of democracy to the horrendous conditions for Black people i...

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A CRITICAL VIEW OF THE UN’S NEW DEVELOPMENT AGENDA
International Activists at the Commission on the Status of Women - NYC

For photos from this event, go here. The commitment to “eradicate the persistent and increasing burden of poverty on women by addressing the structural causes of poverty through changes in economic structures” was one of the central pro...

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ROSA REMIX

Photos from this event here. One hundred years after the publication of her masterpiece The Accumulation of Capital, Rosa Luxemburg’s ideas have come back in a big way across much of the left. If she were still here, what would Rosa say about contemporary feminist movements, the mass...
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ROSA REMIX

Photos from this event here. One hundred years after the publication of her masterpiece The Accumulation of Capital, Rosa Luxemburg’s ideas have come back in a big way across much of the left. If she were still here, what would Rosa say about contemporary feminist movements, the mass strike and Occupy, our deepening ecological crisis, or other crucial issues of our time? Join us at Verso Books on Friday night,......
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