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RLS–NYC AT THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN #CSW64
March 9-13, 2020 - New York City

RSVP here. 2020 is a crucial year in the struggle for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls across the globe. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and the adoption of...

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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 and background for the trade war,...

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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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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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THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED
Sean Sweeney and John Treat

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 ...

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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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BLACK SOLIDARITY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT: A TRANSATLANTIC ROUNDTABLE

Between the late 1940s and the 1990s, movements for independence, decolonization, and Black Power emerged and flourished. While these movements altered the terrain of the global south, they had a profound echo effect on the culture, politics, and artistic expression of the global north. In Europe, support committees for Black political prisoners, anti-Apartheid actions as well as the Black...
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BLACK SOLIDARITY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT: A TRANSATLANTIC ROUNDTABLE

Between the late 1940s and the 1990s, movements for independence, decolonization, and Black Power emerged and flourished. While these movements altered the terrain of the global south, they had a profound echo effect on the culture, politics, and artistic expression of the global north. In Europe, support committees for Black political prisoners, anti-Apartheid actions as well as the Black Panthers provided “hot flashes” during the Cold War. Across social......
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