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BLACK SOLIDARITY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT: A TRANSATLANTIC ROUNDTABLE
February 29, 2020 - New York City

Between the late 1940s and the 1990s, movements for independence, decolonization, and Black Power emerged and flourished. While these movements altered the terrain of the global south, they had a profound echo effect on the culture, politic...

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FILM SCREENING: FREE ANGELA AND ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS
February 26, 2020 - New York City

Young college professor Angela Davis joins the Communist Party, protests with the Black Panthers, and becomes a principle spokesperson for the burgeoning prison reform movement. As a result, she finds herself fighting to keep her job. In th...

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AUDRE LORDE: THE BERLIN YEARS (FILM SCREENING)
February 18, 2020 - New York City

Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years, 1984 to 1992 documents an untold chapter of Lorde’s life: her influence on the German political and cultural scene during a decade of profound social change. The film explores the importance of Lord...

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BLACK SOLIDARITY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT
February 2020 - New York City

In the spirit of Audre Lorde, who encouraged Afro-Germans to make themselves visible within a culture that kept them isolated and silent, Black Solidarity in a Global Context is a month of programming that explores the deep roots o...

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COP25 | UN CLIMATE SUMMIT
December 2-13, 2019 - Madrid, Spain

International activists are gathered this week in Madrid, Spain, to take part in the twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC). Initially planned to ta...

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THE BATTLE FOR ANOTHER WORLD
John Feffer

The far right is increasingly active globally—at the level of governments, through civil society, and in the digital sphere. Their political parties are cooperating across borders, their anti- democratic actions are undermining the rule o...

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STRONG UNIONS AND COMMUNITIES
Katja Voigt and Aaron Eisenberg

The impacts of the climate crisis are getting worse each day. While the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) emphasized in their report about the Global Climate in 2015-2019 that the last five years were the warmest on record, along with...

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RIGHT TO THE CITY TRANSATLANTIC ROUNDTABLE
November 22-23, 2019 - New York City

This year the discussant will focus on a comparative analysis of housing movements in Berlin, Vancouver, and New York City. In recent years, both cities have been rocked by rising rents, increased displacement, and gentrification. Much of t...

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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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FEMINIST ACTIVISM IN BRAZIL
Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung

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FEMINISM FOR THE 99%
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THE BATTLE FOR THE MOUNTAIN OF THE KURDS
September 19, 2019 - New York City

UPDATE: The author Thomas Schmidinger was originally scheduled to appear in person at Bluestockings Books. However, due to the fact the author was denied entry on his flight by Homeland Security, Mr. Schmidinger will give his talk v...

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LAND, WATER, FOOD AND HOUSING
July 13, 2019 - Brooklyn, New York

As part of the High Level Political Forum, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, Why Hunger, Just Foods and the Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) present “Land, Water, Food and Housing: A Grassroots Political Foru...

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ROSA REMIX
RLS–NYC

NEW – in French! Rosa Luxemburg was a shining star of the early socialist movement. As an economist and political theorist, a teacher and public speaker, a comrade and rebel, a revolutionary and martyr of the German ...

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PRIDE: A Film Screening
June 7, 2019 - New York City

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, which constituted a milestone for the gay liberation movement, we are hosting a film screening of the movie “PRIDE” (2014) by director Matthew Warchus. Inspired by an extra...

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INDIGENOUS WOMEN LEADERS AT THE UN
April 20-27, 2019 - New York City

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, along with the international women’s rights organization MADRE,  are preparing again to welcome a delegation of Indigenous Women Leaders to participate in the 18th session of the United Nat...

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CONFRONTING THE HOUSING CRISIS
April 11, 2019 - New York City

Katrin Lompscher in conversation with Julia Salazar. From Berlin to Portland, there is an affordable housing crisis. This crisis has been created largely by a combination of housing and land speculation on the part of corpo...

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RLS–NYC AT THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN #CSW63
March 11-15, 2019 - New York

Listen to the podcast  “We want equal access! Austerity Policies vs. Feminist Activism,” our official side event at CSW63. For the sixth year in a row, RLS–NYC will take part in the annual session of the Comm...

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CSoc57: INEQUALITIES AND CHALLENGES OF SOCIAL INCLUSION
February 20, 2019 - New York

Our office is hosting an official side event at the 57th Session of the UN Commission for Social Development (CSoc57) on the topic of “Inequalities and Challenges of Social Inclusion: Housing and evictions, Extractive Industries, and ...

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ONLINE WORKSHOP ON THE FAR RIGHT
February 26, 2019 - Worldwide

Building off the popularity of the Far Right in Government: Six Case Studies From Across Europe, the People’s Hub and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung–New York Office are offering a series of online workshops geared at developing collective ...

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NEWS / EVENTS

Reinhold Möller

TRANSITION IN TROUBLE?

This new TUED Working Paper explores the current crisis of local, community, and cooperative energy in Europe, where these types of initiatives have made the most progress but now find themselves facing an uncertain future. Authors and TUED organizers Sean Sweeney, John Treat and Irene HongPing Shen explain what happened, and why. READ MORE

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NEWS / EVENTS

Reinhold Möller

TRANSITION IN TROUBLE?

This new TUED Working Paper explores the current crisis of local, community, and cooperative energy in Europe, where these types of initiatives have made the most progress but now find themselves facing an uncertain future. Authors and TUED organizers Sean Sweeney, John Treat and Irene HongPing Shen explain what happened, and why. Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) is a multi-partner initiative coordinated by the New York-based International Program for......
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