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WE ARE UNSTOPPABLE, ANOTHER WORLD IS POSSIBLE
World Social Forum, August 9th-16th, 2016 - Montreal, QC, Canada

Since its initial meeting in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 2001, the World Social Forum (WSF) has acted as a gathering place for activists, civil society and social movements to debate, dialogue and develop alternatives to neoliberalism. Indeed, ...

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WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
Ethan Young

From June 17-19, 2016, 3,000 activists and supporters of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign met in Chicago to discuss the future of the movement. Taking this “People’s Summit” as his starting point, activist and write...

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THE MOMENT FOR THE MOVEMENT: PEOPLE’S SUMMIT 2016
June 17-19 - McCormick Place, Chicago

Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has electrified millions of (mostly young) people. At the People’s Summit, to be held in Chicago, Illinois, on June 17-19, thousands of activists will gather to sustain the momentum of the political...

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RLS–NYC AT THE LEFT FORUM 2016
May 20-22, 2016 - John Jay College, New York

At this year’s Left Forum we are excited to host four panels on topics of great importance to the current political moment in our world: Session 1 on Sat, 10:00am – 11:50am in Room L2.84: EUROPE’S REFUGEE CRISIS: A MA...

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INDIGENOUS WOMEN AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE
May 8-13, United Nations, New York -

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and the international women’s rights organization MADRE will host a delegation of Indigenous women leaders from Asia, Africa, Latin America, and North America to the 15th session of the UN Per...

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SANDERS, TRUMP AND CO.
Ethan Young

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A POLITICAL REVOLUTION
Ethan Young

By Ethan Young. The U.S. Left is in the process of emerging from decades of decline. It entered the Obama years in terrible shape: politically incoherent, cut off from its historical continuity, and organizationally and soc...

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RLS–NYC AT THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN #CSW60
March 14-24, 2016 - NYC

For photos from this event, go here. 2015’s Sustainable Development Goals set an ambitious agenda to advance people’s welfare around the world. How does this agenda address the rights of women and girls? The 60th sessio...

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BUILDING BLACK COOPERATIVES
Ed Whitfield

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BUILDING ON BERNIE: WHAT COMES NEXT
Friday, February 12, 7pm - Brooklyn, NY

For photos from this event, go here. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which began as little more than a twinkle in the eye, has since given birth to a movement of millions. In the midst of a wild and unprecedented e...

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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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RELEASE EVENT: RED ROSA
A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg - November 5 - Brooklyn, NY

Rosa Luxemburg is one of the foremost political thinkers of the 20th century. Her philosophy of socialism and democracy was present in every aspect of her life—her work as an economist and educator, her activism against war and socioecono...

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YOUR LIBERATION IS LINKED TO OURS
David Bacon

By David Bacon. At our annual tri-national labor gathering, progressive unions and other labor organizations from the United States, Canada, and Mexico come together to discuss and collaborate on international solidarity ca...

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ROSA REMIX
New Takes on a Longtime Classic - August 21-22 - NYC

Photos from this event here. One hundred years after the publication of her masterpiece The Accumulation of Capital, Rosa Luxemburg’s ideas have come back in a big way across much of the left. If she were still here, what would R...

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

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#ILOVEMALCOLM: BLACK LOVE MATTERS
Alicia Garza & Sonia Sanchez

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FESTIVAL OF SOLIDARITY 2015
Fighting Austerity Here and Abroad - June 13 - Montreal

The 2015 FESTIVAL OF SOLIDARITY, co-organized by Alternatives and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, will take place in Montreal from 9:30am to 5:30pm on Saturday, June 13. It is being held at the Coeur des sciences de l’UQAM,...

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FIGHTING FOR OUR RIGHT TO THE CITY
Lessons from Hamburg, Barcelona, and Montreal - June 7 - Montreal

On June 7, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung―New York Office, along with the Milton Parc Community, will host a Right to the City workshop in Montreal, featuring organizers from two of Europe’s largest Right to the City networks: Recht auf St...

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ORGANIZING TRANSFORMATION
Steve Williams

By Steve Williams. At the beginning of 2015, many feel as though we in the United States are at the cusp of a new movement for social transformation. In September 2014, more than 400,000 people—led by poor and working cla...

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#ILOVEMALCOLM: MALCOLM AND THE MESSAGE
Albert Scharenberg

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WE ARE UNSTOPPABLE, ANOTHER WORLD IS POSSIBLE

Since its initial meeting in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 2001, the World Social Forum (WSF) has acted as a gathering place for activists, civil society and social movements to debate, dialogue and develop alternatives to neoliberalism. Indeed, many contemporary social movements and left governments have their roots in the WSF process, and in its 15 years, it has been able—as the organizers...
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WE ARE UNSTOPPABLE, ANOTHER WORLD IS POSSIBLE

Since its initial meeting in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 2001, the World Social Forum (WSF) has acted as a gathering place for activists, civil society and social movements to debate, dialogue and develop alternatives to neoliberalism. Indeed, many contemporary social movements and left governments have their roots in the WSF process, and in its 15 years, it has been able—as the organizers claim—to “build together in a movement of......
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