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ELECTIONS IN GREECE: CAN SYRIZA BREAK WITH AUSTERITY?
Thursday, January 15, 6:30pm - RLS–NYC

Read the Report from this event here. For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. On January 25, Greece is going to elect a new parliament. After years of austerity policies, the country is in a state of deep crisis and despair. The...

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REBUILDING THE LEFT
Sarah Leonard & Michael Brie

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NEOLIBERALISM VS. THE COMMONS
Leo Panitch & Rachel LaForest

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MAPPING SOCIALIST STRATEGIES
Frances Fox Piven, Bhaskar Sunkara & Hans van Heijningen

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CONFRONTING DEVELOPMENT
Barbara Adams and Kathryn Tobin

By Barbara Adams and Kathryn Tobin. In the year 2000, the world’s leaders assembled at the Millennium Summit to affirm their commitment to an ambitious development agenda, later distilled into eight “Millennium Developm...

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THE ULTIMATE IMMIGRANT CITY
Alina Mogilyanskaya

By Alina Mogilyanskaya. Starting in January 2015, New York City residents, including more than 500,000 undocumented immigrants, will be able to obtain a municipal identification card. For those immigrants living in the so-...

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THE CHICAGO TEACHERS STRIKE OF 2012
Marilena Marchetti & Ethan Young

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THE RISE OF THE RADICAL LEFT IN GREECE
Ioannis Bournous & Giorgos Karatsioubanis

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RACE TO THE RIGHT?
Ethan Young

By Ethan Young. The morning after Election Day 2014, the New York Daily News featured a headline: “Bam Drags Down Dems.” Roughly translated, this means: “President Obama’s declining popularity led to the De...

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CHALLENGING KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE & TAR SANDS
Lara Skinner & Clayton Thomas Muller

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GLOBAL CONVERGENCES: STRATEGIES AGAINST EVICTIONS & DISPLACEMENT
A Public Roundtable Discussion - Friday, Nov 21 - MIT, Cambridge

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. Forced displacement is one of the most crucial issues of our time. Affecting millions of people around the world every year, displacement strips people of their hard-earned wealth, stabilit...

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GERMANY’S ENERGIEWENDE
Hans Thie

By Hans Thie. There is little chance of preventing catastrophic climate change without replacing fossil fuels (like coal and oil) with renewables like wind and solar. A radical energy transition is needed, and, as the Germ...

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EXIT GHOST? 25 YEARS AFTER THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL
A Critical Commemoration of German Unification - Nov 6-7 - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. One generation after the end of the Cold War and German unification, the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th, 1989, remains an epoch-changing moment. How have the intervening years sinc...

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SOCIALISM IS…
Leaders of the left from the U.S., Canada, and Europe

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FREEING PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Progressive Transit Struggles in Europe & North America - Oct 9-11 - Toronto

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page. The argument for free and accessible public transport (FPT), as part of the broader conversations taking place around the notion of the Commons, has three core strengths: (1) It brings tog...

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MAPPING SOCIALIST STRATEGIES
RLS–NYC

In the first days of August, 2014, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office brought together one hundred influential leftists and progressives from across the United States, Canada, and Europe for an “un-conference” on socialist st...

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THE REEMERGENCE OF ROSA LUXEMBURG
Jason Schulman, Neferti Tadiar & Raphaële Chappe

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THE POLITICS OF ENERGY: OIL AND BEYOND?
September 26 & 27 - Victoria, Canada

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page. Energy is one of the key determinants of international conflicts and domestic politics. This conference will address energy as an engine of economic and political changes. In the 21st centu...

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WHO CARES?
Nancy Folbre

By Nancy Folbre – It would seem that contemporary capitalism doesn’t care that much about care work. Including support for our elders, children, mentally ill, and others requiring assistance, care work is either poo...

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NEW WORLD TRADE ORDER?
Ben Beachy, Frank Deppe & Albert Scharenberg

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AMERICAN EMPIRE: FROM OBAMA TO TRUMP

One year into Donald Trump’s presidency, we look at the political patterns that have emerged on an international scale and the lessons we can draw from them. What impact has the Trump administration had on the rest of the world and what can we do to counter his politics? Providing a critical analysis of US foreign policy and its global impacts, this conference brings together internationally...
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AMERICAN EMPIRE: FROM OBAMA TO TRUMP

One year into Donald Trump’s presidency, we look at the political patterns that have emerged on an international scale and the lessons we can draw from them. What impact has the Trump administration had on the rest of the world and what can we do to counter his politics? Providing a critical analysis of US foreign policy and its global impacts, this conference brings together internationally known analysts and activists......
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