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Suppressing Democracy
James P. Hare

The State of Georgia set out to conduct a primary election during a global pandemic. June 9, 2020, Election Day, did not go well. From absentee ballots that were never delivered, to inoperable voting machines, to hours long waits—not t...

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75th Anniversary of the Atomic Bomb

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Unlearning: From Degrowth to Decolonization
Jamie Tyberg

In Unlearning: From Degrowth to Decolonization, Jamie Tyberg makes a timely intervention into the degrowth discussions, reorienting degrowth as a means to an end, that end being decolonization. Through the lens of the Green New De...

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Brazil in Intensive Care
Jorge Pereira Filho

By Jorge Pereira Filho (Rosa Luxemburg Foundation) Brazilian democracy is on mechanical ventilation. While Covid-19 spreads through the country’s most impoverished areas, shamelessly exposing the bleak reality of...

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WORLD CONFERENCE 2020
RLS-NYC

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THE GREEN NEW DEAL(S) THE WORLD NEEDS NOW
April-May, 2020 - Online

Register here. The New York and Brussels offices of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung and partners are launching the series of webinars “With Everything Up for Grabs: The Green New Deal(s) the World Needs.” These will...

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The UNITED NATIONS @ 75
Tetet Lauron

Comment by Tetet Lauron, in cooperation with Nadja Charaby and Katja Voigt. “The UN was not created to take mankind into paradise, but rather, to save humanity from hell.” -Dag Hammarskjold, UN Secretary General 1953-19...

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THE DEMOCRATS’ SUPER TUESDAY
Ethan Young

By Ethan Young. What started with 24 candidates had dwindled to only a handful by Super Tuesday. Now the race is between Biden, the pick of the party’s centrist leadership, and Sanders, an insurgent leftist. After Biden...

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AUSTERITY AND FEMINISM
Cinzia Arruzza

In this timely study, Cinzia Arruzza discusses the inherent limitations of the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action and the failure in its implementation due to the persistence of austerity policies. The author uses t...

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RLS–NYC AT THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN #CSW64
March 9-13, 2020 - New York City

+++ Cancellation Notice +++ The NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York (NGO CSW/NY) Executive Committee has decided to cancel all NGO CSW64 Forum events due to the current threat posed by the coronavirus (CO...

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THE US-CHINA TRADE WAR
Tobita Chow and Jake Werner

As the US-China Trade War has accelerated, the left has lacked consensus on how to analyze and perceive this critical issue. In this timely publication, Tobita Chow and Jake Werner provide essential context...

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LOOKING BACK AT OUR “WE ARE THE PEOPLE” EVENT SERIES
October/November 2019 - New York, NY

In October and November 2019, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung–New York Office hosted a three-part series entitled “We are the people,” which explored democratic socialism 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. In conversation with va...

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CLIMATE JUSTICE FROM BELOW
Just Transition Research Collaborative (JTRC)

There are many understandings and practices of just transition(s). They range from change at the margins that largely preserves the neoliberal or developmentalist status quo, on one end of the spectrum, to overhaul of existing economic and ...

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THE BATTLE FOR ANOTHER WORLD
John Feffer

The far right is increasingly active globally—at the level of governments, through civil society, and in the digital sphere. Their political parties are cooperating across borders, their anti- democratic actions are undermining the rule o...

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STRONG UNIONS AND COMMUNITIES
Katja Voigt and Aaron Eisenberg

The impacts of the climate crisis are getting worse each day. While the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) emphasized in their report about the Global Climate in 2015-2019 that the last five years were the warmest on record, along with...

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OVERCOMING FEAR: CREATING A TRINATIONAL WORKERS TOOLKIT
November 14-15, 2019 - Erie, Pennsylvania

From November 14-15, 2019, over forty trade unionists, academics, allies, and policy practitioners from Canada, Mexico, and the United States gathered in Erie, Pennsylvania. They gathered to attend “Overcoming Fear: Creating A Trinational...

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TUED 2019 CONFERENCE
November 15, 2019 - New York City

On September 28, 2019, more than 150 trade union representatives, activists and policy allies from more than a dozen countries came together in New York City for a one-day international conference on “The Green New Deal, Net-Zero Carb...

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CONTINENTS GROW TOGETHER
Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung

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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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THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR AS CLASS CONFLICT
Leon Wystrychowski

This entry is only available in German. ...

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Overcoming Fear, Taking Back Power: Trinational Workers Toolkit

After a nine month process that began with the Overcoming Fear: Creating a Trinational Workers Toolkit gathering at UE...
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Overcoming Fear, Taking Back Power: Trinational Workers Toolkit

After a nine month process that began with the Overcoming Fear: Creating a Trinational Workers Toolkit gathering at UE 506 in Erie, Pennsylvania on November 14 and 15, 2019, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, along with all of our partners who dedicated time and resources to this project, are proud to release our completed Trinational Workers Toolkit. This toolkit is geared toward fostering greater international solidarity to overcome reactionary and right......
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