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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 is organized by the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung–New York Office in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut New York.
While Rosa Luxemburg is most recognized for her political work,......
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