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HOLDING PATTERN
Andrea Levy

In this new publication, Coordinating Editor of Canada Dimension Andrea Levy offers a key analysis of the recent election in Canada and its main players, and what do the results mean for the Left in North America. ...

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WE ARE THE PEOPLE
October-November, 2019 - New York City

Talking About Democratic Socialism 30 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Fall 1989 was a moment of radical transformation for the former German Democratic Republic (GDR). Already many GDR citizens had migrated to West...

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SOCIALISM REIGNITED IN AMERICA
Moritz Wichmann

Moritz Wichmann of neues deutschland gives a nuanced perspective on the rise of the Democratic Socialists of America and what takeaways we can draw from their biannual convention earlier this month....

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BEYOND NAFTA 2.0: PRESS RELEASE
July 9, 2019 - Ottawa/Washington D.C./New York, NY/ Mexico City

With ratification of NAFTA 2.0 still up in the air in the U.S. and Canada, a new international report contrasts the deeply flawed agreement with proposals for a more progressive and truly fair trade regime. “Beyond NAFTA 2.0: A Trade ...

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RLS–NYC AT THE LEFT FORUM 2019
June 28-30, 2019 - Long Island University, Brooklyn

Our office will be present at the Left Forum 2019, the largest annual leftist gathering in North America taking place from June 28-30 in Brooklyn, New York. This year’s LF comes at a particularly important political moment, as different f...

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VOX: A NEW FAR RIGHT IN SPAIN?
Vicente Rubio-Pueyo

For the longest time, Spain seemed like the lucky exception to the new European normalcy: the rise of a new far right consisting of more or less populist forces on the right of the political spectrum. The conservative Partido Popular (PP) c...

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ROSA REMIX
RLS–NYC

NEW – in French! 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 revolutionary and martyr of the German ...

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THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED
Sean Sweeney and John Treat

In this timely publication, authors Sean Sweeney and John Treat do away with some of the more persistent myths around energy and emissions trends related to transport. Focusing their analysis on passenger road transport, they make a strong ...

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PRIDE: A Film Screening
June 7, 2019 - New York City

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, which constituted a milestone for the gay liberation movement, we are hosting a film screening of the movie “PRIDE” (2014) by director Matthew Warchus. Inspired by an extra...

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SOCIALIST STUDIES CONFERENCE
June 4-7, 2019 - Vancouver, British Columbia

In early June 2019, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung–New York Office will participate in the Society for Socialist Studies Congress, which will be held on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Musqueam people at the Universit...

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ORGANIZE THE RESISTANCE
May 24-26, 2019 - Montreal

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office is proud to support the conference “Organiser la résistance,” presented by the Canadian group Collectif La grande transition. From May 24-26, guest speakers from Québec, Canada, En...

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STORIES ABOUT THE RISE OF THE FAR RIGHT | WEBINAR
March 19, 2019 - Worldwide

PeoplesHub and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office are partnering to bring a series of online offering workshops and a circle geared at developing collective understanding of the global rise of the far right and what strategies ca...

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RLS–NYC AT THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN #CSW63
March 11-15, 2019 - New York

Listen to the podcast  “We want equal access! Austerity Policies vs. Feminist Activism,” our official side event at CSW63. For the sixth year in a row, RLS–NYC will take part in the annual session of the Comm...

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CSoc57: INEQUALITIES AND CHALLENGES OF SOCIAL INCLUSION
February 20, 2019 - New York

Our office is hosting an official side event at the 57th Session of the UN Commission for Social Development (CSoc57) on the topic of “Inequalities and Challenges of Social Inclusion: Housing and evictions, Extractive Industries, and ...

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ONLINE WORKSHOP ON THE FAR RIGHT
February 26, 2019 - Worldwide

Building off the popularity of the Far Right in Government: Six Case Studies From Across Europe, the People’s Hub and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung–New York Office are offering a series of online workshops geared at developing collective ...

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WHAT’S UP WITH GERMANY? A DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN POLICY OVERLOOK
February 8, 2019 - New York

What is happening in Germany?  Some hope that it will be a bulwark against extremism and a pillar of stability. With the rise of the right, challenges to the center, and a left  that cannot hold, however, it seems like Germany cannot quit...

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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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POLITICS AGAINST TRUMPISM
John Nichols

“Donald Trump has been framing the narrative of American politics since he launched his bid for the Republican presidential nomination in June 2015. A master of media manipulation who utilizes social media more skillfully than any pol...

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FERNANDO HADDAD IN NYC
November 29, 2018 - New York City

For photos of this event, visit our Flickr page. During the week of November 26, Fernando Haddad—Workers’ Party (PT) candidate in the recent Brazilian presidential election—came to the United States for his first in...

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THE MEDITERRANEAN MIGRATION MONOLOGUES

The Mediterranean Migration Monologues (“Mittelmeer-Monologe”) tell the stories of Naomie from Cameroon and Yassin from Libya, who find themselves on a boat to Europe. It also tells of brutal coast guards, dubious sea rescue centers, and activists who fight against migrant deaths in the Mediterranean Sea. The activists are part of the project READ MORE

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(c) Luca Abbiento

THE MEDITERRANEAN MIGRATION MONOLOGUES

The Mediterranean Migration Monologues (“Mittelmeer-Monologe”) tell the stories of Naomie from Cameroon and Yassin from Libya, who find themselves on a boat to Europe. It also tells of brutal coast guards, dubious sea rescue centers, and activists who fight against migrant deaths in the Mediterranean Sea. The activists are part of the project Alarm Phone as well as the German non-governmental organization Sea-Watch. They convince coast guards to search after......
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