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RLS–NYC AT THE COP21 IN PARIS
November 30 - December 11, 2015 - Paris

Trade Unions and Climate Change: a conversation with Naomi Klein and Jeremy Corbyn Monday, December 7, 6:00pm Salle Olympe De Gouges, Paris XIe 15, rue Merlin, 75011 Paris, France In cooperation with Trade Unions for Energy...

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THE HARD FACTS ABOUT COAL
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy

Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s fifth working paper. Much hope has been placed in carbon capture and storage (CCS). Its proponents have included trade unionists, climate scientists, environmentalists, and governments ...

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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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UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEURS HOUSING ROUNDTABLE
Friday, October 23 - NYC

On Friday, October 23, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung–New York Office welcomed the current United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, Leilani Farha, together with her two predecessors, Miloon Kothari and Raquel Rolnik, and other ...

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PLANET OF THE OCEANS
Max Liboiron

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CLOTHES LINED
RLS–NYC, Jobs With Justice & Asia Floor Wage Alliance

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EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL ABOUT ENERGY DEMOCRACY
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy

Trade Unions for Energy Democracy is a global, multi-sector network of labor leaders dedicated to advancing democratic direction and control of energy in a way that promotes solutions to the climate crisis, energy poverty, and the degradati...

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TRADE UNION CLIMATE SUMMIT
June 29 - New York

Nine months after the People’s Climate March brought hundreds of thousands of people—including an unprecedented number of union members—to the streets of New York City, more than 75 trade union leaders from the United States and t...

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ClothesLined
Stopping Walmart’s Dirty Supply Chain Moves - June 25 - NYC

For photos from this event, go here. The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, in cooperation with Jobs With Justice, Asia Floor Wage Alliance, and the Murphy Institute at CUNY, will host “ClothesLined: Stopping Walmart’s Dirty Sup...

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POWER TO THE PEOPLE
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy

Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s fourth working paper. In the last years, “energy democracy” has become a part of the international trade union discourse on energy and climate change. A growing number of unions and...

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WOMEN’S MOVEMENTS 20 YEARS AFTER BEIJING
RLS–NYC & UNRISD

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THE FUTURE OF THE BRICS
Walden Bello

Walden Bello, one of the Left’s foremost intellectuals, delivered these remarks on the future of global power at the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung’s New York office. Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—the large ...

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BELLO ON THE BRICS
April 27, 6:00 PM - RLS–NYC

One of the Left’s Foremost Intellectuals Discusses the Rise of China and the Future of Global Power. The global balance of power is shifting. There is much debate as to whether the rising BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India,...

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PEACE & PLANET
RLS–NYC Supports International Peace Gathering on Eve of NPT Review Conference - April 24/25

Every five years, the United Nations convenes a meeting to review the 1970 Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), which seeks to halt the further spread of nuclear weapons and to eliminate existing arsenals. The 2015 Revi...

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INDIGENOUS WOMEN ENGAGING THE UN
UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues 2015 - NYC

For photos from this event, go here. From April 19-24, 2015, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and MADRE will host a delegation of 12 Indigenous women leaders from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and North America during the UN Pe...

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A CRITICAL VIEW OF THE UN’S NEW DEVELOPMENT AGENDA
International Activists at the Commission on the Status of Women - NYC

For photos from this event, go here. The commitment to “eradicate the persistent and increasing burden of poverty on women by addressing the structural causes of poverty through changes in economic structures” was one of the central pro...

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WHEN PIGS FLY
William M. LeoGrande and Jenny Morín Nenoff

By William M. LeoGrande and Jenny Morín Nenoff. It was a real sensation: On 17 December 2014, when the heads of state of Cuba and the United States announced their intention to normalize relations between the two states, w...

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ENERGY DEMOCRACY IN GREECE
Sean Sweeney

By Sean Sweeney. January 25, 2015 was a historic day: the people of Greece chose to break with austerity policies. They elected SYRIZA—the Coalition of the Radical Left—as the largest party in parliament, Alexis Tsipras...

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PLANET OF THE OCEANS
Environment and Society on the Rest of the Planet - January 30-31 - NYC

Watch the first video of the conference: PLANET OF THE OCEANS: DROWNING IN PLASTIC Plastic heavily pollutes our oceans and waterways. Renowned scientist Max Liboiron (University of Newfoundland) talks about the caus...

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TPP AND TTIP: PARTNERS IN CRIME
Mike Dolan

By Mike Dolan. With the rise of the so-called BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—global capitalism has entered a new stage. For centuries Europe and the United States have dominated the world...

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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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