By John Hilary - In his second term, President Obama has made trade a key issue on his agenda. He is pushing not one but two large-scale and potentially fateful free trade agreements (FTAs): the Trans-Pacific Partnership, i...READ MORE
The UN’s use of private military and security companies (PMSCs) is not a technical issue – it is a deeply political one. Although the UN has taken some steps to improve the selection and oversight of these companies and to make its prac...READ MORE
An analysis in view of the European elections – by Thilo Janssen. In June 2012, it seemed that Alexis Tsipras and his leftist party SYRIZA might be able to win the parliamentary elections in Greece, and challenge the ...READ MORE
A “Capital” Workbook in Slides. There is no alternative: Margaret Thatcher’s words were something of a guiding principle for neoliberalism in recent decades. Whatever the ruling class imposed on the population...READ MORE
On Monday, 11/25, RLS-NYC and Jacobin Magazine hosted a conversation on the past, present, and future of social democracy in Europe and beyond. ...WATCH VIDEO
Global crises and growing concerns about the social and environmental consequences of our market-oriented development pose the question of how we might imagine alternative forms of production, finance, and consumption. In different regions...READ MORE
RLS-NYC at the 58th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women
From March 10 to March 21, the United Nations will host women’s rights advocates from around the world for the fifty-eighth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).
CSW is for international leaders and civil society activists to convene and evaluate progress on gender equality and create policies to promote women’s empowerment......
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