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ONE YEAR OF TRUMP
November 27-30, 2017 - München, Mainz, Düsseldorf, Hamburg

One year ago Donald Trump was elected 45th President of the United States. How was this possible? And what has changed since? On this speaking tour to four German cities, Albert Scharenberg, co-director of Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York...

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CELEBRATING 150 YEARS OF KARL MARX’S “CAPITAL”
David Harvey, Nancy Holmstrom, and Ajay Singh Chaudhary

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LEARN TO LOVE THE BOMB
Christine Hong

By Christine Hong. In recent months, the American public has engaged in rare self-reflection with regard to US foreign policy. With the US mainland now theoretically within North Korean nuclear striking range, it has for th...

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RUSSIAN REVOLUTION AND CPUSA
James R. Barrett

By James R. Barrett. It is difficult in retrospect to convey the full significance of the Bolshevik Revolution. It marked an enormous expansion of possibilities, welcomed not only by revolutionaries in the US and around the...

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PREPARING A PUBLIC PATHWAY
Sean Sweeney and John Treat

By Sean Sweeney and John Treat. Contrary to a popular narrative, the era of fossil fuels is not over yet. As the last Trade Unions for Energy Democracy Working Paper, “Energy Transition: Are We Winning?,” demon...

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CALL FOR PAPERS: ROSA LUXEMBURG AND HER IDEAS
April 26-29, 2018 - Chicago

From April 26-29, 2018, the International Rosa Luxemburg Society and RLS—NYC are co-organizing an International Rosa Luxemburg Conference in Chicago. Rosa Luxemburg dedicated her life to the fight against war, poverty, exploitation, and o...

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM 150 YEARS OF MARX’S CAPITAL
David Harvey, Nancy Holmstrom, Ajay Singh Chaudhary, Georg Blochmann & Albert Scharenberg

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AMERICA’S SEMINAL RED SCARE: THE US AND THE PERCEPTION OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
Oct. 14, 2017 - RLS–NYC

RSVP for this event here. The Russian Revolution is usually considered a watershed between the “long” 19th and the “short” 20th century. What Eric Hobsbawm referred to as the “Age of Extremes” was consequently i...

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INSURGENCY FROM BELOW AND THE FUTURE OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY
October 11, 2017 - The Graduate Center, CUNY

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office supports the CUNY Graduate Center’s “Insurgency from Below and the Future of American Democracy”, a conference dedicated to the work of Frances Fox Piven and Richard A. Clowar...

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DONALD TRUMP’S DANGEROUSLY COHERENT AGENDA
John Nichols

By John Nichols. Amidst the surreal and hyper-rapid churning of Donald Trump’s America, it can be difficult to grasp what is clownish spectacle and what is deadly serious. Is his latest Tweet a flight of fancy, a cynical ...

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BUILDING A HUMAN RIGHTS BUDGET: A PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING WORKSHOP
September 22-24, 2017 - Jackson, Mississippi

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and Cooperation Jackson are co-sponsoring a “Human Rights Budgeting Workshop,” taking place September 22-24 in Jackson, Mississippi. With the rise of Cooperation Jackson and the election of ...

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MARX ON WALL STREET
Interview with/mit David Harvey

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NO FAR RIGHT: REPORTING BACK
RLS–NYC

By RLS–NYC. From June 15-18, 2017, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office held a retreat in Stony Point, New York. The goal of the retreat was to identify the array of rising far right formations across North Ameri...

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“CARRYING ON” IN UNCERTAIN TIMES
Institute for Critical Social Analysis

By Michael Brie. Germany’s Bundestag elections are a mere two months away and one thing is certain: unlike many other European Union countries, in Germany all signs point to continuity. During and after the 2008 financial...

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150 YEARS OF “CAPITAL”
September 14, 2017 - New York City

On September 14, 1867, the Börsenblatt des deutschen Buchhandels informed the public about the publication of Karl Marx’s magnum opus, Capital, Volume I: The Process of Production of Capital....

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DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISM 101: A “TRAIN THE TRAINER” WORKSHOP
June 24-25, 2017 - New York City

Co-hosted by Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York office & Democratic Socialists of America From June 24-25, 2017, our office co-hosted a “Democratic Socialism 101” workshop in collaboration with the Democratic Socialists of ...

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STRATEGIES AGAINST THE FAR RIGHT: A RETREAT IN STONY POINT, NEW YORK
June 15-18, 2017 - Stony Point, NY

Reporting Back and Moving Forward: Download the report about the event here. For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. From June 15-18, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office held a retreat ...

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PARIS IS BURNING
James P. Hare

By James P. Hare. With Trump’s decision to formally withdraw from the Paris Agreement, he has put an end to months of apparent indecision. This withdrawal does not dissolve the agreement, which still includes nearly every...

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RLS–NYC AT THE LEFT FORUM 2017
June 2-4, 2017 - John Jay College, New York

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. This year’s Left Forum, the largest annual leftist gathering in North America, will be taking place from June 2-4 in New York City. This year’s Left Forum comes at a pa...

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THURINGIA’S GOVERNOR RAMELOW VISITS THE US
May 14-20, 2017 - RLS–NYC

For photos from this event, go here. From May 14-20, 2017, the Governor of the German state of Thuringia, Bodo Ramelow (Left Party), visited the United States with a large delegation, including the state’s minister of economy, Wolfgang Ti...

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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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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 protests as a legitimate reaction to fundamental......
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