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BRICS AND THE CITY
How grand projects reshape urban geography - March 30, 6:30pm - NYC

From Hong Kong to Mumbai to Durban to Rio de Janeiro, the mega-cities of the global South are in flux. Whether it’s real estate developments around the World Cup and the Olympic Games in Rio or a massive port-petrochemical expansion in Du...

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A POLITICAL REVOLUTION
Ethan Young

By Ethan Young. The U.S. Left is in the process of emerging from decades of decline. It entered the Obama years in terrible shape: politically incoherent, cut off from its historical continuity, and organizationally and soc...

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THE GREECE OF THE CARIBBEAN? PUERTO RICO’S DEBT CRISIS
March 9, 6:30-8:00pm - RLS–NYC

For photos from this event, go here. Puerto Rico is being buried under $70 billion of debt and is in danger of default. This fiscal meltdown has shifted all aspects of life on the island; leading to slashes in the public se...

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PARTY OF ONE
Ho-fung Hung

By Ho-fung Hung. For more than three decades, China’s remarkable economic boom has been reshaping the world. Despite a recent slowdown, this transformation continues to fascinate, and observers have offered numerous inter...

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SANDERS, TRUMP & CO: SPEAKING TOUR THROUGH GERMANY
March 3-11 - Hamburg, Kiel, Flensburg, Bremen, Köln, Jena, Erfurt, Berlin

For photos from this event, go here. What the hell is going on in U.S. politics right now?! A democratic socialist is challenging the Clinton Empire for the heart of the Democratic Party. Meanwhile, right-wing fundamentalis...

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POLANYI’S VISION OF A SOCIALIST TRANSFORMATION
Kari Polanyi Levitt

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BUILDING ON BERNIE: WHAT COMES NEXT
Friday, February 12, 7pm - Brooklyn, NY

For photos from this event, go here. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which began as little more than a twinkle in the eye, has since given birth to a movement of millions. In the midst of a wild and unprecedented e...

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BERNIE SANDERS’ SOCIALIST AMERICA
Ethan Earle

By Ethan Earle. I was born in North Carolina, but my parents are from Vermont and I grew up taking long summer road trips up the east coast to visit our family in Burlington, the state’s largest city with just over 40,000...

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A LOVE-HATE RELATIONSHIP
Thilo Janssen

By Thilo Janssen. The European right is gaining strength: Marine Le Pen has turned the Front National into France’s strongest party; Victor Orbán subdues Hungary and closes off the country’s borders against re...

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CONNECTING ANTI-AUSTERITY AND CLIMATE JUSTICE POLICIES
Asbjørn Wahl

By Asbjørn Wahl. Humanity is currently faced with a number of deep and challenging crises: economic, social, political, food, and—last, but not least—the climate crisis, which is threatening the very existence of milli...

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THE MAKING OF “RED ROSA”
Kate Evans & Molly Crabapple

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GROWING FROM THE CONCRETE
Ethan Young

By Ethan Young. It’s a strange time for the U.S. Left. At first glance its opposition would appear to be in shambles, at least to judge from the recent Republican primary campaign, where a procession of clowns trip over o...

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“WE THE PEOPLES”?
James A. Paul

By James A. Paul. Seventy years ago, on October 24, 1945, the United Nations Charter came into force. The Charter’s framers, powerfully speaking as “We the Peoples of the United Nations,” announced their determination...

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POLANYI’S VISION OF A SOCIALIST TRANSFORMATION
Kari Polanyi-Levitt and Nancy Fraser, November 20 - The New School, NYC

Public Event & Reception: POLANYI’S VISION OF A SOCIALIST TRANSFORMATION With Kari Polanyi-Levitt and Nancy Fraser Friday, November 20, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM The New School, Albert and Vera List Academic Center 6 East ...

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RELEASE EVENT: RED ROSA
A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg - November 5 - Brooklyn, NY

Rosa Luxemburg is one of the foremost political thinkers of the 20th century. Her philosophy of socialism and democracy was present in every aspect of her life—her work as an economist and educator, her activism against war and socioecono...

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EUROPE ON THE EDGE
An Evening with Gregor Gysi and Leo Panitch - October 29 - NYC

Join us on Thursday, October 29 for an evening of discussion about the European Left and the current crises in the EU. Gregor Gysi, a longtime leader of Germany’s Left Party, and Leo Panitch, a leading in...

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ROSA REMIX
New Takes on a Longtime Classic - August 21-22 - NYC

The contributions of our invited speakers to the Rosa Remix conference were so good that we decided to turn them into a book. You can download it for free here. Photos from this event here. One hundred years after the publication of her mas...

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THE PODEMOS MIRACLE
Pablo Bustinduy Amador

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THE FIGHT AGAINST AUSTERITY AND THE NEW EUROPEAN LEFT
June 15, 2015, 6:30-8:00 PM - Washington, DC

Europe is experiencing a profound political upheaval. Years of austerity and economic stagnation have sparked a wave of discontent that has led to the rise of progressive parties across the continent. These new formations share an oppositio...

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AUSTERITY URBANISM
Jamie Peck

By Jamie Peck. Cities are sites of contestation. This has never been truer than today, with inequalities in the industrialized world rising to levels not seen in decades. Neoliberalism continues to reign—in spite of its s...

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NEWS / EVENTS

American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raising their fists during the 1968 Olympics. (Photo: Angelo Cozzi)

SPORTS AND POLITICS

RSVP here PROGRAM 9:30 AM | Welcome Notes 9:45 AM-11:15 AM | Exploitation - Refusal to Participate: African...
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American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raising their fists during the 1968 Olympics. (Photo: Angelo Cozzi)

SPORTS AND POLITICS

RSVP here.  PROGRAM 9:30 AM | Welcome Notes 9:45 AM-11:15 AM | Exploitation – Refusal to Participate: African Americans and the Proposed Olympic Boycott, 1934-1935 Stanley Arnold, Associate Professor, Department of History, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois – A Consideration of Sporting Boycotts: Scotland, South Africa, and the 1986 Commonwealth Games Fiona Skillen, Lecturer in Sport and Event Management, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland Matt McDowell, Lecturer in Sport Policy, Management, and International Development, Moray House School of Education,......
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