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CALL FOR PAPERS: BLACK RADICALISM IN THE UNITED STATES
April 14-15, 2018 - New York City

Black Radicalism in the United States had many faces and followed many directions, yet always dealt with the important question of how the plight of African Americans—the (former) slaves—in the US could be changed for the better. Many o...

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RIGHT TO THE CITY: A TRANSATLANTIC ROUNDTABLE
December 1-3, 2017 - Hamburg

Based on Henri Lefebvre’s 1967 manifesto, the “Right to the City” movement has mushroomed into formal organizations across the globe, calling for equitable housing, access to public space, and a redefinition of citizenship. For the pa...

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WE GONNA BE ALRIGHT: BRUSHING OFF THE BACKLASH BLUES
November 16, 2017 - New York City

From taking a knee to taking down Confederate monuments, movements for racial and economic justice are creatively confronting the backlash of white supremacy unleashed by the election of Donald Trump. What does this presidency and the large...

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RUSSIAN REVOLUTION AND CPUSA
James R. Barrett

By James R. Barrett. It is difficult in retrospect to convey the full significance of the Bolshevik Revolution. It marked an enormous expansion of possibilities, welcomed not only by revolutionaries in the US and around the...

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WORKER SOLIDARITY IN ACTION: A TRI-NATIONAL LABOR RESPONSE TO THE RE-NEGOTIATION OF NAFTA
October 19-20, 2017 - Chicago

On October 19-20, 2017, we organized a Tri-National Labor Gathering with representation from 25 unions and 20 other civil society organizations to elaborate a collective response to a re-negotiation of NAFTA that privileges corporate profit...

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AMERICA’S SEMINAL RED SCARE: THE US AND THE PERCEPTION OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
Oct. 14, 2017 - RLS–NYC

RSVP for this event here. The Russian Revolution is usually considered a watershed between the “long” 19th and the “short” 20th century. What Eric Hobsbawm referred to as the “Age of Extremes” was consequently i...

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INSURGENCY FROM BELOW AND THE FUTURE OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY
October 11, 2017 - The Graduate Center, CUNY

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office supports the CUNY Graduate Center’s “Insurgency from Below and the Future of American Democracy”, a conference dedicated to the work of Frances Fox Piven and Richard A. Clowar...

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FESTIVAL OF SOLIDARITY 2017: LIVING TOGETHER
September 15-16, 2017 - Côte-des-Neiges, Montreal

The Festival of Solidarity 2017 is one-and-a-half day event to build critical links between progressive activists from across North America. The festival’s theme this year will be “Living Together,” with a specific focus on racial and...

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CHANGING THE GAME ON NUCLEAR WEAPONS
June 15-July 7, 2017 - United Nations, New York City

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. As the current crisis between the United States and North Korea demonstrates, tensions between nuclear powers are on the rise, and new global risks are posed by the possib...

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RLS–NYC AT THE LEFT FORUM 2017
June 2-4, 2017 - John Jay College, New York

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. This year’s Left Forum, the largest annual leftist gathering in North America, will be taking place from June 2-4 in New York City. This year’s Left Forum comes at a pa...

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ROSA REMIX
RLS–NYC

New book on the life and legacy of Rosa Luxemburg. 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 revolutionar...

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VOICES OF INDIGENOUS WOMEN LEADERS AT THE UN
April 21-28, 2017 - United Nations

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. For the Joint Declaration of the Indigenous Women Leaders at the UNPFII, go to the bottom of the page.  The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, tog...

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ROSA LUXEMBURG: A FILM SCREENING
March 16, 6:30pm - Verso Books, Brooklyn

Followed by an Artists’ Panel Featuring Barbara Sukowa For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. Margarethe von Trotta’s “Rosa Luxemburg” depicts the life story of this martyred heroine of the internati...

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DOMESTIC WORKER ORGANIZING
Jennifer Fish

By Jennifer Fish. Precarity is on the rise. Low-wage service jobs have seen a significant surge in the last years, and domestic work has become one of the largest sectors of employment in the global economy. And these house...

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RLS–NYC AT THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN #CSW61
March 13-24, 2017 - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. International leaders and civil society activists will soon convene again at the UN Headquarters in New York for the 61st Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), which w...

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A TALE FROM BARCELONA: THE ELECTION OF A REBEL MAYOR
Film Screening and Discussion, Feb 19, 6:00pm - Brooklyn, NY

A Tale from Barcelona: The Election of a Rebel Mayor is a funny, insightful look at the rise of Spain’s social justice movement through the eyes of Ada Colau, founder of PAH (Platform for People Affected by the M...

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WHAT IS TO BE DONE? STRATEGIES TO FIGHT THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION
February 17, 6:30pm - Mayday Community Space

A political discussion co-hosted by the Democratic Socialists of America & the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office. Donald Trump’s election has made clear the rise of a nationalist right, with echoes of dangerous authoritarian g...

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GROUND/SHIFT: BUILDING NEW MODELS FOR ALTERNATIVE HOUSING
A Transatlantic Roundtable, December 2016 - NYC

For four years, our Right to the City Roundtables have provided an opportunity for housing activists from Europe and North America to meet, debate and share strategies on creating policies and collaborations that ensure fair, equitable citi...

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MARRAKECH 2016: UN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE
November 7-18, 2016 -

From November 7 to 18, national delegates will gather in Marrakech, Morocco, for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22). Every year, the COP meets “to review and asses...

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THE CLIMATE JUSTICE MOMENT
Tadzio Müller, Aurash Khawarzad, Sean Petty & Heather Milton Lightening

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Benny Andrews "Did The Bear Sit Under A Tree?" (1969) © Estate of Benny Andrews/DACS, London/VAGA, NY 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: BLACK RADICALISM IN THE UNITED STATES

Black Radicalism in the United States had many faces and followed many directions, yet always dealt with the important question of how the plight of African Americans—the (former) slaves—in the US could be changed for the better. Many of the ideas related to this question might have been utopian, but even more of them were radical, covering the broad meaning of the word. Dealing with Black...
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Benny Andrews "Did The Bear Sit Under A Tree?" (1969) © Estate of Benny Andrews/DACS, London/VAGA, NY 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: BLACK RADICALISM IN THE UNITED STATES

Black Radicalism in the United States had many faces and followed many directions, yet always dealt with the important question of how the plight of African Americans—the (former) slaves—in the US could be changed for the better. Many of the ideas related to this question might have been utopian, but even more of them were radical, covering the broad meaning of the word. Dealing with Black Radicalism in the......
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