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THE NEW BLACK
Opal Tometi, Sunyata Altenor & Miriam Neptune

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BIG OIL
Heather Milton Lightening, Al Weinrub & Tadzio Müller

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THE “POST-RACIAL” MYTH
Albert Scharenberg

By Albert Scharenberg. Every day since a white policeman shot Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African American, in Ferguson, Missouri, thousands of people have protested against police brutality. At the same time, the...

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COMING IN FROM THE COLD
Marion Kraft

By Marion Kraft – Black people have lived in Europe for centuries, but their experiences in different countries have followed different trajectories. Immigration from the (former) colonies has reshaped French, British...

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MAPPING SOCIALIST STRATEGIES
August 1-4 - Briarcliff Manor/New York

Check out the video „Socialism Is…“ from the Mapping Socialist Strategies conference. Reporting Back and Moving Forward: Download the report about the event here. For photos from this event, go to our flickr page. D...

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OUR PANELS AT THE LEFT FORUM 2014
May 30th – June 1st - John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page. At this year’s Left Forum, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office will again be presenting a number of panels on a wide variety of topics: New World Trade Order? READ MORE

RLS–NYC AT THE JACKSON RISING CONFERENCE
May 2 - 4, 2014 - Jackson, Mississippi

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! Following the tragic death of beloved activist and leftist Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, more than a thousand people will convene in Jackson, Mississippi, to support work toward h...

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RIGHT TO THE CITY
Miloon Kothari

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AUDIO: BORN THIS WAY?
Ralf Dose & Steven Thrasher

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BLACK MONTREAL
David Austin, Robyn Spencer & Rich Blint

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INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND THE MDGs
Public Panel discussion - March 11 - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! RLS-NYC at the 58th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women From March 10 to March 21, the United Nations will host women’s rights advocates from around the world for th...

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SELF-DETERMINATION, NOT TERMINATION
Walter R. Echo-Hawk

By Walter Echo-Hawk – Since the arrival of European settlers in what is now the United States, their relationship with American Indians has been characterized by expropriation, betrayal, and genocide. By the 20th cent...

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NEW DIRECTIONS IN FEMINISM
Friday, Feb 14, 7pm - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! Opening Plenary of Beyond Capitalism: Activism and Ideas for the Next Left, the 2014 winter student conference of the Young Democratic Socialists The femin...

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THE MOVEMENT AND THE MESSAGE
Boots Riley & Dorothy Zellner

FREEDOM ’63 REMIXED: DIE BEWEGUNG UND DIE BOTSCHAFT ...

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UNSUNG HEROES
Jeanne Theoharis & Gwendolyn Z. Simmons

Dieses Video von “Freedom ’63: Vermächtnisse des Marsches auf Washington” am 16. August thematisiert die Rolle von Frauen in der Bürgerrechtsbewegung und die Schwierigkeiten junger Aktivisten. ...

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RIGHT TO THE CITY TRANSATLANTIC ROUNDTABLE
Co-hosted by the RLS–NYC and the RTC Alliance - Nov 22-23 - NYC

Against the backdrop of rising rents, gentrification, displacement, and the criminalization of poor and homeless people in cities worldwide, a growing number of urban grassroots groups and social movements are fighting for their “right t...

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BLACK MONTREAL: HOTBED OF RADICALISM IN THE SIXTIES
A Dialogue with David Austin - Monday, Nov. 18, 6:30 PM - RLS–NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! For a brief moment, Montreal became an unlikely center of Black Power and the Caribbean left. In October 1968 the Congress of Black Writers at McGill University brought tog...

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LEGACIES OF THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON
Dick Gregory

Civil Rights veteran and comic legend Dick Gregory drops commentary and comedy to a capacity audience at “Freedom ’63 Remixed: Legacies of the March on Washington” in Harlem, August 16, 2013. ...

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MORE THAN JUST A GAME
Dave Zirin

By Dave Zirin – When people think of U.S. sports culture, social justice is rarely the first thing that comes to mind. For some it’s the drama of watching a big playoff game with friends. For others sports have been...

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FREEDOM ’63 REMIXED
Legacies of the March on Washington - Schomburg Center, Harlem

On August 28, 1963, hundreds of thousands of people led by Martin Luther King demonstrated in Washington, DC against racial segregation and racism. To mark the 50th Anniversary of this outstanding “March on Washington for Jobs and Fre...

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THE PYEONGCHANG WINTER OLYMPICS: PANEL DISCUSSION & VIEWING PARTY

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 as well as sports. The Games are taking place against a backdrop of rising military tensions involving North Korea, accusations of corruption against the International Olympic Committee, and the ban of...
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THE PYEONGCHANG WINTER OLYMPICS: PANEL DISCUSSION & VIEWING PARTY

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 as well as sports. The Games are taking place against a backdrop of rising military tensions involving North Korea, accusations of corruption against the International Olympic Committee, and the ban of Russia over doping allegations. How will these geopolitical tensions play out in the Winter......
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