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

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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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THE PYEONGCHANG WINTER OLYMPICS: PANEL DISCUSSION & VIEWING PARTY

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 as well as sports. The Games are taking place against a backdrop of rising military tensions involving North Korea, accusations of corruption against the International Olympic Committee, and the ban of...
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THE PYEONGCHANG WINTER OLYMPICS: PANEL DISCUSSION & VIEWING PARTY

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 as well as sports. The Games are taking place against a backdrop of rising military tensions involving North Korea, accusations of corruption against the International Olympic Committee, and the ban of Russia over doping allegations. How will these geopolitical tensions play out in the Winter......
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