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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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STONEWALL AT 50: GAY LIBERATION IN THE US AND GERMANY
June 21, 2019 - New York City

*NEW LOCATION* The Stonewall Riots of 1969, and the 1971 movie “It Is Not the Homosexual Who Is Perverse, But the Society in Which He Lives” by Rosa von Praunheim about homosexual subculture in Germany, were pivotal mom...

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RACISM, CAPITALISM, AND SEXUAL POLITICS IN CONTEMPORARY GERMANY
June 18, 2019 - New York City

At this event, Heinz-Jürgen Voß and Smaran Dayal will introduce the newly published book “The Queer Intersectional in Contemporary Germany” (2018), featuring a number of distinguished authors, including Judith But...

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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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EXHIBITION “ROSA LUXEMBURG: A THOUSAND MORE THINGS”
January 15-February 1, 2019 - New York

Download the English language exhibition brochure here. The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung–New York Office presents ROSA LUXEMBURG: A THOUSAND MORE THINGS, an exhibition about our namesake, the socialist thinker and activist Ros...

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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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HOW BOLSONARO CAME TO PASS
Esther Solano Gallego

By Esther Solano Gallego.  Jair Bolsonaro won the Brazilian presidential election with more than 55% of the vote. With only eight seconds of television campaign advertising and an unknown party, this result in its...

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THE NOVEMBER POGROMS, EIGHTY YEARS ON
Michael Brie

By Michael Brie. It’s difficult for me to write about it today. I was born in 1954, sixteen years after the pogrom in the night of 9–10 November 1938. And yet I still wake up time and again from nightmares in which trai...

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THE DEMOCRATS BEFORE THE MIDTERMS
Moritz Wichmann

Is there a leftward shift currently taking place in the Democratic Party? Are people in the United States actually moving to the left on an issue-by-issue basis, in spite of the current rightward tilt of all three branches of government? Th...

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THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED

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 case that if we want to mitigate climate change, we need to expand public transport options. Theirs is an urgent cause given the fact that, as a result of...
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THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED

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 case that if we want to mitigate climate change, we need to expand public transport options. Theirs is an urgent cause given the fact that, as a result of global land......
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