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AMERICA’S SEMINAL RED SCARE: THE US AND THE PERCEPTION OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
Oct. 14, 2017 - RLS–NYC

RSVP for this event here. The Russian Revolution is usually considered a watershed between the “long” 19th and the “short” 20th century. What Eric Hobsbawm referred to as the “Age of Extremes” was consequently i...

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MARX ON WALL STREET
Interview with/mit David Harvey

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NO FAR RIGHT: REPORTING BACK
RLS–NYC

By RLS–NYC. From June 15-18, 2017, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office held a retreat in Stony Point, New York. The goal of the retreat was to identify the array of rising far right formations across North Ameri...

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“CARRYING ON” IN UNCERTAIN TIMES
Institute for Critical Social Analysis

By Michael Brie. Germany’s Bundestag elections are a mere two months away and one thing is certain: unlike many other European Union countries, in Germany all signs point to continuity. During and after the 2008 financial...

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150 YEARS OF “CAPITAL”
September 14, 2017 - New York City

On September 14, 1867, the Börsenblatt des deutschen Buchhandels informed the public about the publication of Karl Marx’s magnum opus, Capital, Volume I: The Process of Production of Capital. Exactly 150 years after thi...

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DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISM 101: A “TRAIN THE TRAINER” WORKSHOP
June 24-25, 2017 - New York City

Co-hosted by Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York office & Democratic Socialists of America From June 24-25, 2017, our office co-hosted a “Democratic Socialism 101” workshop in collaboration with the Democratic Socialists of ...

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STRATEGIES AGAINST THE FAR RIGHT: A RETREAT IN STONY POINT, NEW YORK
June 15-18, 2017 - Stony Point, NY

Reporting Back and Moving Forward: Download the report about the event here. For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. From June 15-18, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office held a retreat ...

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PARIS IS BURNING
James P. Hare

By James P. Hare. With Trump’s decision to formally withdraw from the Paris Agreement, he has put an end to months of apparent indecision. This withdrawal does not dissolve the agreement, which still includes nearly every...

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RLS–NYC AT THE LEFT FORUM 2017
June 2-4, 2017 - John Jay College, New York

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. This year’s Left Forum, the largest annual leftist gathering in North America, will be taking place from June 2-4 in New York City. This year’s Left Forum comes at a pa...

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THURINGIA’S GOVERNOR RAMELOW VISITS THE US
May 14-20, 2017 - RLS–NYC

For photos from this event, go here. From May 14-20, 2017, the Governor of the German state of Thuringia, Bodo Ramelow (Left Party), visited the United States with a large delegation, including the state’s minister of economy, Wolfgang Ti...

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ROSA REMIX
RLS–NYC

New book on the life and legacy of Rosa Luxemburg. 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 revolutionar...

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100 DAYS OF TRUMP
Ethan Young

By Ethan Young. Having now had 100 days in which to judge the Trump presidency, let me be as blunt as possible: There is not a single redeemable feature in the man or his administration. Any claim that suggests otherwise is...

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FILM SCREENING: HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN THE GDR
April 25, 2017 - New York City

The Wasserman Jewish Studies Center, the Leo Baeck Institute, and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office invite the public to a screening of and discussion about the documentary film “Chronicle of a Return: Life Paths of Jews in th...

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BARBARA SUKOWA: BEING ROSA LUXEMBURG
Barbara Sukowa, Amber A’Lee Frost & Annelise Ogaard

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CAN THE LEFT BE REBUILT?
With Labour Party MP Jon Trickett, March 24, 7pm - Verso

Across the western world the liberal center is in decline — but it is the radical right, not the Left, which stands to benefit. Why has the Left failed to capitalize on the ongoing systemic crisis? How has it become so divorced from its w...

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ROSA LUXEMBURG: A FILM SCREENING
March 16, 6:30pm - Verso Books, Brooklyn

Followed by an Artists’ Panel Featuring Barbara Sukowa For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. Margarethe von Trotta’s “Rosa Luxemburg” depicts the life story of this martyred heroine of the internati...

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CLOSING THE GENDER GAP
Barbara Adams and Karen Judd

By Barbara Adams and Karen Judd. Almost 22 years have passed since the Fourth World Conference on Women was held in Beijing, marking a turning point for women’s rights activists around the world. For many, the approved De...

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WHAT IS TO BE DONE? STRATEGIES TO FIGHT THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION
February 17, 6:30pm - Mayday Community Space

A political discussion co-hosted by the Democratic Socialists of America & the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office. Donald Trump’s election has made clear the rise of a nationalist right, with echoes of dangerous authoritarian g...

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MAPPING THE CANADIAN LEFT
Andrea Levy and Corvin Russell

By Andrea Levy and Corvin Russell. Canada has an international reputation for being friendly. Its foreign policy seems to be rooted in cooperation and human rights while social-democratic policies and values reign at home. ...

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TRUMP AND AMERICAN DECLINE
Vijay Prashad

By Vijay Prashad. Reactions to Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States oscillate between great trepidation and great mockery. Will Donald Trump do something outlandish—something with terrible consequen...

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AMERICA’S SEMINAL RED SCARE: THE US AND THE PERCEPTION OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION

RSVP for this event here. The Russian Revolution is usually considered a watershed between the “long” 19th and the “short” 20th century. What Eric Hobsbawm referred to as the “Age of Extremes” was consequently initiated by the events in Russia that obviously had a tremendous impact...
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AMERICA’S SEMINAL RED SCARE: THE US AND THE PERCEPTION OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION

RSVP for this event here. The Russian Revolution is usually considered a watershed between the “long” 19th and the “short” 20th century. What Eric Hobsbawm referred to as the “Age of Extremes” was consequently initiated by the events in Russia that obviously had a tremendous impact on the United States as well; especially when it comes to the U.S. perception of revolutions and communism as two determining and “dangerous” factors......
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