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OUR PANELS AT THE LEFT FORUM 2015
May 29-31 - John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

At this year’s Left Forum, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office will again be presenting a number of panels on a wide variety of topics: Greece vs. Germany: The Battle for Europe’s Future Portrayed as a “Dav...

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BELLO ON THE BRICS
April 27, 6:00 PM - RLS–NYC

One of the Left’s Foremost Intellectuals Discusses the Rise of China and the Future of Global Power. The global balance of power is shifting. There is much debate as to whether the rising BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India,...

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PEACE & PLANET
RLS–NYC Supports International Peace Gathering on Eve of NPT Review Conference - April 24/25

Every five years, the United Nations convenes a meeting to review the 1970 Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), which seeks to halt the further spread of nuclear weapons and to eliminate existing arsenals. The 2015 Revi...

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THE TRAGEDY OF PARTY COMMUNISM
Michael Brie

By Michael Brie. Never in history has a political movement so quickly captured the imagination of so many people and shaped so many societies after its own image as did the twentieth-century party communism founded by Lenin...

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CASTING SHADOWS
Kali Akuno

By Kali Akuno. “As the South Goes…So Goes the Nation.” W.E.B Du Bois wrote these famous words in Black Reconstruction, linking America’s promise of democracy to the horrendous conditions for Black people i...

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WHEN PIGS FLY
William M. LeoGrande and Jenny Morín Nenoff

By William M. LeoGrande and Jenny Morín Nenoff. It was a real sensation: On 17 December 2014, when the heads of state of Cuba and the United States announced their intention to normalize relations between the two states, w...

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THIS IS WHAT ENERGY DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy

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ENERGY DEMOCRACY IN GREECE
Sean Sweeney

By Sean Sweeney. January 25, 2015 was a historic day: the people of Greece chose to break with austerity policies. They elected SYRIZA—the Coalition of the Radical Left—as the largest party in parliament, Alexis Tsipras...

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PLANET OF THE OCEANS
Environment and Society on the Rest of the Planet - January 30-31 - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. The ocean may be the ultimate commons. For those of us who live on land, the ocean seems like an endless horizon. It is both the edge of settled existence and a source of apparently limitle...

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THE STRUGGLE FOR ECONOMIC DEMOCRACY
January 23-24 - Chokwe Lumumba Center, Jackson, Mississippi

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. “As the South goes, so goes the nation,” W.E.B. DuBois famously wrote. And indeed, today’s southern United States is a site of rapid economic globalization and redevelopment, with a b...

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BELLO ON THE BRICS

One of the Left’s Foremost Intellectuals Discusses the Rise of China and the Future of Global Power. The global balance of power is shifting. There is much debate as to whether the rising BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—are capable of challenging the West’s dominance. At the same time, there is very little question that at least one of these...
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BELLO ON THE BRICS

One of the Left’s Foremost Intellectuals Discusses the Rise of China and the Future of Global Power. The global balance of power is shifting. There is much debate as to whether the rising BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—are capable of challenging the West’s dominance. At the same time, there is very little question that at least one of these countries–China–has established itself as a new great power.......
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