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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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CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE GREAT INACTION
Sean Sweeney

By Sean Sweeney. For decades now, the world’s governments have met with the stated goal of meeting the challenge of climate change with a global treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Years of talks have failed to bri...

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LABOR AT THE PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MARCH
September 18 & 22 - SEIU Local 1199, NYC

Thursday, September 18, 6-8pm JOBS, CLIMATE CHANGE, AND SYSTEM CHANGE As part of our fight against climate change, two issues are not given enough attention. The first is that climate change can create job...

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TO FRACK OR NOT TO FRACK
Sean Sweeney and Lara Skinner

Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s first working paper – Depending on whom you ask, hydraulic fracturing—commonly known as “fracking”—is either the harbinger of a new era of plentiful, cheap, clean energy o...

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THE LOW WAGE WORKERS’ FIGHT IS WORLDWIDE!
A discussion with representatives from the Mexican Frente Auténtico del Trabajo - June 26, 6pm - NYC

From Tuesday, June 24, through Thursday, June 26, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, in collaboration with the Left Labor Project, will host two representatives from the Frente Auténtico del Trabajo (FA), culminating in a publi...

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IN WHOSE NAME ?
Lou Pingeot and Wolfgang Obenland

Lou Pingeot and Wolfgang Obenland on R2P. A “peace dividend” was the big hope of many observers of international politics after the end of the Cold War. Envisioning a new era of human rights cooperation no longer divide...

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RLS−NYC INVITES INDIGENOUS WOMEN LEADERS TO UN
UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues - May 2014 - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page. From May 11 to 16, RLS–NYC and MADRE invited an international group of women delegates to the 13th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII). These forums make recom...

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EVENTS ON THE NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY
April 28 - May 3 - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! Other materials, such as videos and documents, can be found here. This year’s NPT PrepCom takes place in New York City from April 28 to May 9, 2014. The RLS–NYC is co...

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RIGHT TO THE CITY
Miloon Kothari

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INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND THE MDGs
Public Panel discussion - March 11 - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! RLS-NYC at the 58th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women From March 10 to March 21, the United Nations will host women’s rights advocates from around the world for th...

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CONTRACTING INSECURITY
Lou Pingeot

By Lou Pingeot – The UN’s use of private military and security companies (PMSCs) is not a technical issue – it is a deeply political one. Although the UN has taken some steps to improve the selection and oversight...

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FIVE RING FEVER
Samantha Retrosi, Dave Zirin & Jules Boykoff

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SELF-DETERMINATION, NOT TERMINATION
Walter R. Echo-Hawk

By Walter Echo-Hawk – Since the arrival of European settlers in what is now the United States, their relationship with American Indians has been characterized by expropriation, betrayal, and genocide. By the 20th cent...

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FIVE RING FEVER
The Sochi Games and Celebration Capitalism - Feb 4, 6:30pm - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! Download Flyer Sports as metaphor for human solidarity, or sports as vehicle for human greed? Mega sporting events such as the Olympics are increasingly u...

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SOCIAL AND SOLIDARITY ECONOMY
An international conference in collaboration with UNRISD - Geneva - 2013

Global crises and growing concerns about the social and environmental consequences of our market-oriented development pose the question of how we might imagine alternative forms of production, finance, and consumption. In different regions...

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THEY WERE SOLDIERS: HOW THE WOUNDED RETURN FROM AMERICA’S WARS
Book forum with Ann Jones - Nov 7, 7:30pm - The Commons, Brooklyn

Join us for an exciting evening with Ann Jones as she presents her new book, They Were Soldiers. This is the final volume in her trilogy of firsthand reports on the impact of America’s wars, going beyond what can be found in the offic...

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TRADE UNIONS FOR ENERGY DEMOCRACY
October 9-11 - Tarrytown, NY

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! We face a global social and environmental crisis of unprecedented proportions, one that touches the lives of every worker regardless of where they live. At the same time, n...

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URBAN CONVERGENCES
Housing Justice, Left Governments, and Lessons from the Global South - Sept. 27–29

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! Following hard-won liberation struggles against various forms of colonialism, India, Brazil, and South Africa have now emerged as power players on the global stage. While ...

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THE POORER NATIONS: A POSSIBLE HISTORY OF THE GLOBAL SOUTH
Vijay Prashad and Andrew Hsiao - July 24 - Brecht Forum, NYC

Peace, Bread, and Justice: in the 1970’s, this was the banner under which the Global South united. The time seemed ripe for massive change in the global order, where the old superstructure would be turned upside down. Since the ’70s...

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THE YOUNG KARL MARX: FREE FILM SCREENING

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, Goethe-Institut New York, and Brooklyn Institute for Social Research (BISR) are hosting a free screening of Raoul Peck’s acclaimed The Young Karl Marx. The film follows the young philosopher turned revolutionary through his burgeoning friendship with Frederick Engels, his...
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THE YOUNG KARL MARX: FREE FILM SCREENING

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, Goethe-Institut New York, and Brooklyn Institute for Social Research (BISR) are hosting a free screening of Raoul Peck’s acclaimed The Young Karl Marx. The film follows the young philosopher turned revolutionary through his burgeoning friendship with Frederick Engels, his experiences with political repression, as well as the debates, dilemmas, and promises of a......
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