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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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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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FEMINISM FOR THE 99%
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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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NEWS / EVENTS

Reinhold Möller

TRANSITION IN TROUBLE?

This new TUED Working Paper explores the current crisis of local, community, and cooperative energy in Europe, where these types of initiatives have made the most progress but now find themselves facing an uncertain future. Authors and TUED organizers Sean Sweeney, John Treat and Irene HongPing Shen explain what happened, and why. READ MORE

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NEWS / EVENTS

Reinhold Möller

TRANSITION IN TROUBLE?

This new TUED Working Paper explores the current crisis of local, community, and cooperative energy in Europe, where these types of initiatives have made the most progress but now find themselves facing an uncertain future. Authors and TUED organizers Sean Sweeney, John Treat and Irene HongPing Shen explain what happened, and why. Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) is a multi-partner initiative coordinated by the New York-based International Program for......
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