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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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ENERGY TRANSITION: ARE WE WINNING?
Sean Sweeney and John Treat

Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s ninth working paper. In the wake of climate-change-denier Donald Trump’s election, there is not much optimism among those fighting against catastrophic climate change. It seems unlike...

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History of the Jews in the GDR

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A TRUMP WORLD ORDER?
What to Expect from US Foreign Policy - December 9, 2016 - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. With Medea Benjamin, Vijay Prashad, Jillian Schwedler, and Ingar Solty When: Friday, December 9, 2016 4-7pm, with reception following Where: The Asian American Writers̵...

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DONALD TRUMP AND THE RISE OF THE NATIONALIST RIGHT
C. Kilpatrick, L. Spence, L. Featherstone, E. Young

By C. Kilpatrick, L. Spence, L. Featherstone, and E. Young. We are witnessing a tidal change, and it will not be for the better. Right-wing nationalist populism continues to rise throughout the Western world. With the victo...

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CRASHING THE PARTY
John Nichols

By John Nichols – The closest commentator that the contemporary United States has to Mark Twain, satirist and television host Bill Maher, surveyed the sorry state of American politics midway through the 2016 election seas...

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HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN THE GDR
November 1-2, 2016 - Academy of the Jewish Museum Berlin -

The Leo Baeck Institute, the Jewish Museum Berlin, and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office invite you to a screening of a documentary film on the “Chronicle of a Return. Life Paths of Jews in the GDR” (USA/Germany/Czec...

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TRUMP VS. CLINTON: 8 DAYS BEFORE THE SHOWDOWN
October 31, 2016, 7pm - Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Salon, Berlin

As the US presidential election campaign enters its final phase, the clash between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is getting more intense, and more and more blows are being aimed below the belt. Polls show that a great majority of the pop...

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DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISM ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC
October 6, 2016, 5:15pm - John Hopkins University, Baltimore

For October 6, the Max Kade Center for Modern German Thought at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, has invited Stefanie Ehmsen for the center’s annual lecture. The RLS−NYC co-director will talk about “Democratic Socialis...

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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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FANON REVISITED
September 22, 2016, 7PM - Betti Ono Gallery, Oakland, CA

On September 22, the School of Unity & Liberation (SOUL) and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office are co-hosting a public event on the legacy of Frantz Fanon. Frantz Fanon (1925-1961) was a Martinique-born Afro-Caribbean psych...

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THE STRUGGLE FOR A UN TREATY
Jens Martens and Karolin Seitz

By Jens Martens and Karolin Seitz – Over the course of the last years, the international debate surrounding the environmental, social and human rights responsibilities of corporations has gained momentum. Not least, growi...

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ROSA REMIX
Book Launch and Reception - September 8, 2016 - NYC

On Thursday, September 8, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office invites you to join us, from 6-8pm, to celebrate the release of Rosa Remix, a collection that examines Rosa Luxemburg and the relevance of her work to contemporary poli...

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THE EUROPEAN MIGRATION CRISIS
Tariq Ali

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THE ISLAND IS AN ISLAND AGAIN
Johanna Bussemer

By Johanna Bussemer. From the destructive policy of austerity that was put in place in southern Europe, the war in Ukraine, which was directly caused by the EU Association Agreement, the failure to address migration properl...

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CAN THE LEFT BE REBUILT?

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 working-class base? And can the cycle be broken? Jon Trickett, Labour MP and member of Corbyn's Shadow Cabinet, speaks to Jacobin editor...
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CAN THE LEFT BE REBUILT?

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 working-class base? And can the cycle be broken? Jon Trickett, Labour MP and member of Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet, speaks to Jacobin editor Bhaskar Sunkara. This event is co-hosted......
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