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RLS–NYC AT THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN #CSW62
March 10-17, 2018 - New York

Photos from this event here. On February 14, 2018, UN Women released its SDG Monitoring Report, Turning Promises Into Action, which assesses what is needed to achieve the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable De...

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THE FEMINIZATION OF AGRICULTURE
Carolyn Sachs

By Carolyn Sachs. While women make up close to half of the world’s farmers, their access to agricultural resources and land is often severely limited. As a result, women are relegated to marginal environments (such as wi...

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MARX200: BEYOND SOCIAL DEMOCRACY AND COMMUNISM
February 23-24, 2018 - New York

Photos from this event here.  Germany was not only the birthplace of Marx and Engels 200 years ago, but also the origin of strong working-class movements. While German socialists became dominant in the 2nd International be...

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THE PYEONGCHANG WINTER OLYMPICS: PANEL DISCUSSION & VIEWING PARTY
February 15, 2018, 6:00pm - RLS–NYC

Photos from this event here. Political Intrigue, Celebration Capitalism, and Spotlight on Korea. It appears the 2018 Winter Olympics, taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will be an arena for politics...

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MUNICIPALISM IN SPAIN
Vicente Rubio-Pueyo

By Vicente Rubio-Pueyo. In Spain’s municipal elections of May 2015, a constellation of new political forces emerged. For the first time in almost 40 years of Spanish democracy, the country’s major cities would no longer...

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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 WORKERS 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 hous...

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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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ONLINE WORKSHOP ON THE FAR RIGHT

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...
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(c) Jonathan MacIntosh

ONLINE WORKSHOP ON THE FAR RIGHT

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 understanding of the global rise of the far right and how activists can build for progressive wins at home and develop international solidarity. First Session: Tuesday, February 26, at 9am PT / 11am......
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