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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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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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QUÉBEC SOLIDAIRE’S ELECTORAL BREAKTHROUGH
Roger Rashi

By Roger Rashi. Summing up the October 1st provincial election results, Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, co-spokesperson of Québec solidaire, said it best: “the era of the two-party system is finished in Quebec.” Indeed, the pol...

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THE GERMAN REVOLUTION OF 1918/19 – 100 YEARS LATER
November 8, 2018 - New York City

This year marks the one hundredth anniversary of the German Revolution of 1918/19. On October 29, 1918, German sailors staged a revolt, which was soon followed by a mutiny. War-weary and hopeful for an end to the long war, the sailors deman...

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MODERN MONETARY THEORY CONFERENCE
September 28-30, 2018 - The New School, New York City

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office is proud to cosponsor the Second International Conference of  Modern Monetary Theory “Public Money, Public Purpose, Public Power” taking place at the New School for Social Research ...

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ROSA LUXEMBURG’S ETHICAL FEMINISM
Drucilla Cornell

By Drucilla Cornell. In this essay, Drucilla Cornell discusses the relevance of Rosa Luxemburg’s socialist feminism for our times. Presented as a keynote address at the annual conference of the International Rosa Luxembur...

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NOAM CHOMSKY ON NUCLEAR ABOLITION
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THE FAR RIGHT IN GOVERNMENT
Stefanie Ehmsen and Albert Scharenberg (eds.)

We are currently witnessing a tidal change in global politics. The far right, which seemed to be on the retreat for decades, has staged a huge comeback. From Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines to Narendra Modi in India, from Jarosław Kaczy...

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INTRODUCING THE JUST TRANSITION RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE
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The Just Transition Research Collaborative (JTRC) is a joint project of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), and the University of London Institute in Paris (U...

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MAPPING THE RESISTANCE
Ethan Young

By Ethan Young. The day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, “The Resistance” was born in the streets of cities and towns across the United States. The grassroots-organized Women’s Marches, held on Januar...

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RLS–NYC AT THE LEFT FORUM 2018
June 1-3, 2018 - John Jay College, New York City

For photos of this event, visit our Flickr page. The Left Forum—the largest annual leftist gathering in North America—will be taking place from June 1-3 in New York City, and RLS–NYC will again be there bringing alte...

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RLS–NYC AT THE HISTORICAL MATERIALISM CONFERENCE
May 17-20, 2018 - Montreal

From May 17-20, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office will participate in the conference The Great Transition: Setting the Stage for a Post-Capitalist Society in Montréal, Québec. Organized as part of the Historical Materialism ne...

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NANCY FRASER ON MARX AND FEMINISM
RLS–NYC

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COP25 | UN CLIMATE SUMMIT

International activists are gathered this week in Madrid, Spain, to take part in the twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC). Initially planned to take place in Santiago, Chile, the Climate Change Summit was relocated after Chile dropped as the host country after the Chilean’s people took the streets in...
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