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CORONA LETTERS FROM NEW YORK
April 13, 2020 - New York, USA

NEW! RLS-NYC BLOG Solidarity Beyond the Crisis: A Blog about Corona and Everything After On December 31, 2019, while the whole world was celebrating the New Year, the local government in Wuhan, China, annou...

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The UNITED NATIONS @ 75
Tetet Lauron

Comment by Tetet Lauron, in cooperation with Nadja Charaby and Katja Voigt. “The UN was not created to take mankind into paradise, but rather, to save humanity from hell.” -Dag Hammarskjold, UN Secretary General 1953-19...

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AUSTERITY AND FEMINISM
Cinzia Arruzza

In this timely study, Cinzia Arruzza discusses the inherent limitations of the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action and the failure in its implementation due to the persistence of austerity policies. The author uses t...

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LOOKING BACK AT OUR “WE ARE THE PEOPLE” EVENT SERIES
October/November 2019 - New York, NY

In October and November 2019, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung–New York Office hosted a three-part series entitled “We are the people,” which explored democratic socialism 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. In conversation with va...

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WHO WAS ROSA LUXEMBURG?
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THE MEDITERRANEAN MIGRATION MONOLOGUES
November 21, 2019 - New York, NY

The Mediterranean Migration Monologues (“Mittelmeer-Monologe”) tell the stories of Naomie from Cameroon and Yassin from Libya, who find themselves on a boat to Europe. It also tells of brutal coast guards, dubious sea rescue centers, an...

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WHEN THE WALL CAME DOWN: JEWISH IDENTITIES IN THE GDR
November 12, 2019 - New York City

“More democracy was the leading idea. We didn’t expect the GDR to end, and a ‘united German fatherland’ was not our issue. We had founded a Jewish Group in 1985, which argued, among other issues, for Jewish and socialist identities....

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COMING OUT (Film Screening)
November 10, 2019 - New York City

On November 9, 1989, the Berlin wall fell. On the same day, the DEFA movie “Coming Out” premiered in the German Democratic Republic (GDR). The movie tells the story of a young teacher, Philipp, who becomes aware of his homosexuality whi...

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STONEWALL AT 50: GAY LIBERATION IN THE US AND GERMANY
June 21, 2019 - New York City

*NEW LOCATION* The Stonewall Riots of 1969, and the 1971 movie “It Is Not the Homosexual Who Is Perverse, But the Society in Which He Lives” by Rosa von Praunheim about homosexual subculture in Germany, were pivotal mom...

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RACISM, CAPITALISM, AND SEXUAL POLITICS IN CONTEMPORARY GERMANY
June 18, 2019 - New York City

At this event, Heinz-Jürgen Voß and Smaran Dayal will introduce the newly published book “The Queer Intersectional in Contemporary Germany” (2018), featuring a number of distinguished authors, including Judith But...

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REPORT FROM THE TRINATIONAL LABOR GATHERING
December 11-12, 2018 - Los Angeles

To see photos from the event, please visit our Flickr page.   In the city of Los Angeles on December 11-12, 2018, RLS-NYC and the UCLA Labor Center co-hosted the “Trinational Labor Gathering,” bringing to...

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ROSA LUXEMBURG: A FILM SCREENING
January 31, 2019 - New York

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the death of our namesake Rosa Luxemburg, we are hosting a film screening of Margarethe von Trotta’s film “Rosa Luxemburg” (1986). The film depicts the life story of this thinker and activis...

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EXHIBITION “ROSA LUXEMBURG: A THOUSAND MORE THINGS”
January 15-February 1, 2019 - New York

Download the English language exhibition brochure here. The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung–New York Office presents ROSA LUXEMBURG: A THOUSAND MORE THINGS, an exhibition about our namesake, the socialist thinker and activist Ros...

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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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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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THE PYEONGCHANG WINTER OLYMPICS: PANEL DISCUSSION & VIEWING PARTY
February 15, 2018, 6:00pm - RLS–NYC

Photos from this event here. Political Intrigue, Celebration Capitalism, and Spotlight on Korea. It appears the 2018 Winter Olympics, taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will be an arena for politics...

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RETHINKING THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL: A BOOK LAUNCH
December 12, 2017 - New York City

The UN Security Council remains a mysterious body, hid­den most of the time behind a strict security perimeter and many closed door meetings. To understand the Council, it is necessary to penetrate a thick­et of myth and to examine the we...

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AMERICAN EMPIRE: FROM OBAMA TO TRUMP
December 8, 2017 - Washington, D.C.

RSVP for the event here.  One year into Donald Trump’s presidency, top international activists and scholars will gather in Washington DC to discuss US foreign policy under Trump. Building on their base o...

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COP23: THE UN CLIMATE SUMMIT IN BONN
November 6-17, 2017 - Bonn, Germany

From November 6 to 17, national delegates will gather in Bonn, Germany, to take part in the twenty-third session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Changes (COP23). Every year, the COP mee...

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YOUR BLOCK, OUR WORLD: BUILDING A GLOBAL PLATFORM FOR THE RIGHT TO THE CITY
July 14, 2017 - New York City

Photos from this event here. What exactly is the Right to the City? How does it relate to both global networks and community-based organizations? Join housing and human rights organizations from across New York and the wor...

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Climate Justice and Community Renewal: Resistance and Grassroots Solutions Circle

Register here. Thursday, June 4th, 12:30 PDT/ 2:30 CDT/ 3:30pm EDT How can we confront climate-related injustices while we also strengthen our communities and build resilient and participatory local projects...
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Climate Justice and Community Renewal: Resistance and Grassroots Solutions Circle

Register here. Thursday, June 4th, 12:30 PDT/ 2:30 CDT/ 3:30pm EDT How can we confront climate-related injustices while we also strengthen our communities and build resilient and participatory local projects to create a better world? That is a central question for the many international contributors to the new book, Climate Justice and Community Renewal. In this first of a five-part webinar series, authors of three of the book’s chapters will explore those......
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