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 Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (U...READ MORE
Precarity. If we were to select one word to best describe the most important current trend in the economy of the United States, “precarity” would be a leading candidate. It is now widely accepted that America’s middle class is shrink...READ MORE
By Kali Akuno. “As the South Goes…So Goes the Nation.” W.E.B Du Bois wrote these famous words in Black Reconstruction, linking America’s promise of democracy to the horrendous conditions for Black people i...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
Event on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X. For photos from this event, go here. “Consigning these mortal remains to earth, the common mother of all, secure in the knowledge that what we place in the g...READ MORE
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, China, and South Africa—are capable of challenging the West’s dominance. At the same time, there is very little question that at least one of these countries–China–has established itself as a new great power.......
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