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SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND EMANCIPATION

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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STONEWALL AT 50: GAY LIBERATION IN THE US AND GERMANY
June 21, 2019 - New York City

*NEW LOCATION* The Stonewall Riots of 1969, and the 1971 movie “It Is Not the Homosexual Who Is Perverse, But the Society in Which He Lives” by Rosa von Praunheim about homosexual subculture in Germany, were pivotal mom...

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RACISM, CAPITALISM, AND SEXUAL POLITICS IN CONTEMPORARY GERMANY
June 18, 2019 - New York City

At this event, Heinz-Jürgen Voß and Smaran Dayal will introduce the newly published book “The Queer Intersectional in Contemporary Germany” (2018), featuring a number of distinguished authors, including Judith But...

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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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REPORT FROM THE TRINATIONAL LABOR GATHERING
December 11-12, 2018 - Los Angeles

To see photos from the event, please visit our Flickr page.   In the city of Los Angeles on December 11-12, 2018, RLS-NYC and the UCLA Labor Center co-hosted the “Trinational Labor Gathering,” bringing to...

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ROSA LUXEMBURG: A FILM SCREENING
January 31, 2019 - New York

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the death of our namesake Rosa Luxemburg, we are hosting a film screening of Margarethe von Trotta’s film “Rosa Luxemburg” (1986). The film depicts the life story of this thinker and activis...

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“I WAS, I AM, I WILL BE”: HISTORICAL LEGACY AND CONTEMPORARY RELEVANCE OF ROSA LUXEMBURG
January 17, 2019 - New York

See photos from the event here. This program takes place in the context of the exhibition ROSA LUXEMBURG: A THOUSAND MORE THINGS, which marks the 100th anniversary of Rosa Luxemburg’s murder on January 15, 1919. It i...

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FILM SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION: “WHAT IS DEMOCRACY?”
January 18, 2019 - New York

Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, What Is Democracy? reflects on a word we too often take for granted. Director Astra Taylor’s idiosyncratic, philosophical journey spans millennia and continents: from an...

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EXHIBITION “ROSA LUXEMBURG: A THOUSAND MORE THINGS”
January 15-February 1, 2019 - New York

Download the English language exhibition brochure here. The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung–New York Office presents ROSA LUXEMBURG: A THOUSAND MORE THINGS, an exhibition about our namesake, the socialist thinker and activist Ros...

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SPORTS AND POLITICS
December 15, 2018 - New York City

RSVP here.  PROGRAM 9:30 AM | Welcome Notes 9:45 AM-11:15 AM | Exploitation – Refusal to Participate: African Americans and the Proposed Olympic READ MORE

INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS
October 18, 2018 - New York City

For photos of this event, visit our Flickr page. On October 18th, 2018 Leilani Farha, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to housing, alongside co-sponsors Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Misereor and the Permanent Mission of...

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RIGHT TO THE CITY TRANSATLANTIC ROUNDTABLE
October 12-14, 2018 - New York City

For photos of this event, visit our Flickr page. For six years, the Right to the City Roundtables have provided an opportunity for housing activists from North America and Europe to meet, debate, and share strategies to e...

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THE NSU MONOLOGUES: A PERFORMANCE BY ACTORS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
September 29, 2018 - New York City

For photos of this event, please visit our Flickr page. In times of the rise of the far right in Germany and worldwide, extremist voices get increasingly normalized. In lockstep with the electoral successes of right-wing po...

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ROSA LUXEMBURG’S ETHICAL FEMINISM
Drucilla Cornell

By Drucilla Cornell. In this essay, Drucilla Cornell discusses the relevance of Rosa Luxemburg’s socialist feminism for our times. Presented as a keynote address at the annual conference of the International Rosa Luxembur...

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BEYOND NAFTA 2.0: PRESS RELEASE

With ratification of NAFTA 2.0 still up in the air in the U.S. and Canada, a new international report contrasts the deeply flawed agreement with proposals for a more progressive and truly fair trade regime. "Beyond NAFTA 2.0: A Trade Agenda for People and the Planet" is jointly published in...
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BEYOND NAFTA 2.0: PRESS RELEASE

With ratification of NAFTA 2.0 still up in the air in the U.S. and Canada, a new international report contrasts the deeply flawed agreement with proposals for a more progressive and truly fair trade regime. “Beyond NAFTA 2.0: A Trade Agenda for People and the Planet” is jointly published in English and Spanish by the Ottawa-based Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), the Washington, D.C.–based Institute for Policy Studies (IPS)......
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