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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
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TWO MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
May 12, 2018 - New York

Videos from this event’s live streaming are available here (morning session) and here (afternoon session). The keynote address by Prof. Noam Chosmky is available to watch on our YouTube channel. Photos from this event available here...

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ROSA LUXEMBURG AND HER IDEAS
April 27-29, 2018 - Chicago

Photos from this event here.  From April 27-29, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office will co-host a gathering of the International Rosa Luxemburg Society, which since 1980 has served as a foremost platform of exch...

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BLACK RADICALISM IN THE UNITED STATES
April 14-15, 2018 - New York City

Photos from this event here.  This two-day conference in New York City will bring together scholars and activists dealing with the history and the legacy of Black Radicalism in the US from multiple perspectives. Black Radi...

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RADICALS RUNNING THE CITY: LESSONS FROM BARCELONA
March 31, 2018 - Brooklyn, NY

In the 2015 local elections in Barcelona, activists from grassroots movements won power and are now inside City Hall under the leadership of radical Mayor Ada Colau. This municipalist project is raising fundamental questions about how citie...

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LEFT DEMOCRATS IN SEARCH OF ANTI-TRUMP STRATEGY
Albert Scharenberg

Last weekend, the Congressional Progressive Caucus met for its annual strategy conference in Baltimore. For the first time, a delegation of European left-wing parties organized by the New York office of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung attended ...

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RLS–NYC AT THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN #CSW62
March 10-17, 2018 - New York

Photos from this event here. On February 14, 2018, UN Women released its SDG Monitoring Report, Turning Promises Into Action, which assesses what is needed to achieve the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable De...

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FROM THE POPULIST RIGHT TO NAZI TERRORISM: THE CASE OF THE NSU AND STRUCTURAL RACISM IN THE US AND GERMANY
March 6, 2018 - New York

Photos from this event here.  With their recent electoral successes across Europe and the United States, far-right parties seem to have become an “acceptable” political force in politics. The far right, however, is not...

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MAUDE BARLOW: BEYOND NAFTA?
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ONE STEP FURTHER TOWARDS GLOBAL REGULATION OF BUSINESS
Karolin Seitz

By Karolin Seitz. Following a resolution initiated by Ecuador and South Africa in 2014, the Human Rights Council of the United Nations decided by a majority vote for the establishment of a process to create a human rights t...

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RETHINKING THE SMART CITY
Evgeny Morozov and Francesca Bria

By Evgeny Morozov and Francesca Bria. Following the celebration of the “creative city” (as described by Richard Florida), the “smart city” has become the new flavor of the month—and a brand. It makes clever use of...

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THE TRUMP SPECTACLE
Albert Scharenberg

By Albert Scharenberg. Robert Zaretsky recently commented in The New York Times that Donald Trump’s presidency marks the coming of age of The Society of the Spectacle—a society in which truth is essent...

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MARX200: BEYOND SOCIAL DEMOCRACY AND COMMUNISM
February 23-24, 2018 - New York

Photos from this event here.  Germany was not only the birthplace of Marx and Engels 200 years ago, but also the origin of strong working-class movements. While German socialists became dominant in the 2nd International be...

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RIGHT-WING POPULISM IN THE EUROPEAN AND TRANSATLANTIC CONTEXT
Announcement of RLS Graduate Class -

As applicants for the Graduate Class need to know German, this invitation is available in German language only. For the German text, switch language in the upper right corner of this page, or go here. ...

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MUNICIPALISM IN SPAIN
Vicente Rubio-Pueyo

By Vicente Rubio-Pueyo. In Spain’s municipal elections of May 2015, a constellation of new political forces emerged. For the first time in almost 40 years of Spanish democracy, the country’s major cities would no longer...

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WHAT’S NEXT IN THE MIDDLE EAST?
Tsafrir Cohen

By Tsafrir Cohen. With Donald Trump’s declaration to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv, the US president is escalating the conflict between Israelis and Palestin...

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THE AUTOMATED PUBLIC SPHERE
Frank Pasquale

By Frank Pasquale. The ubiquity of the internet today—namely of social media networks and large search engines—has complicated the ways in which content is produced and received, deeply altering how society thinks about...

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STORIES ABOUT THE RISE OF THE FAR RIGHT | WEBINAR

PeoplesHub and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office are partnering to bring a series of online offering workshops and a circle geared at developing collective understanding of the global rise of the far right and what strategies can be used to battle it at a local level. On Tuesday, March 19, we will co-host an online PeoplesHub Circle with three guests representing...
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STORIES ABOUT THE RISE OF THE FAR RIGHT | WEBINAR

PeoplesHub and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office are partnering to bring a series of online offering workshops and a circle geared at developing collective understanding of the global rise of the far right and what strategies can be used to battle it at a local level. On Tuesday, March 19, we will co-host an online PeoplesHub Circle with three guests representing Europe, Brazil, and the U.S. The guests will......
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