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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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INDIGENOUS WOMEN ENGAGING THE UN
UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues 2015 - NYC

For photos from this event, go here. From April 19-24, 2015, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and MADRE will host a delegation of 12 Indigenous women leaders from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and North America during the UN Pe...

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#ILOVEMALCOLM: MALCOLM X AT OXFORD
Tariq Ali

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ROLL BACK LOW WAGES
Sarah Jaffe

By Sarah Jaffe. Precarity. If we were to select one word to best describe the most important current trend in the economy of the United States, “precarity” would be a leading candidate. It is now widely accepted that A...

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#ILOVEMALCOLM: UNDERDOGS
Boots Riley

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CASTING SHADOWS
Kali Akuno

By Kali Akuno. “As the South Goes…So Goes the Nation.” W.E.B Du Bois wrote these famous words in Black Reconstruction, linking America’s promise of democracy to the horrendous conditions for Black people i...

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THIS IS WHAT ENERGY DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy

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I <3 MALCOLM
A Legacy of Love and Liberation - Feb 14 - Shabazz Center, Harlem

Event on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X. For photos from this event, go here. “Consigning these mortal remains to earth, the common mother of all, secure in the knowledge that what we place in the g...

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THE STRUGGLE FOR ECONOMIC DEMOCRACY
January 23-24 - Chokwe Lumumba Center, Jackson, Mississippi

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. “As the South goes, so goes the nation,” W.E.B. DuBois famously wrote. And indeed, today’s southern United States is a site of rapid economic globalization and redevelopment, with a b...

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REBUILDING THE LEFT
Sarah Leonard & Michael Brie

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CHALLENGING KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE & TAR SANDS
Lara Skinner & Clayton Thomas Muller

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REVOLUTIONIZING THE U.S. SOUTH
Kali Akuno & Elandria Williams

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SOCIALISM IS…
Leaders of the left from the U.S., Canada, and Europe

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FIGHTING DISPLACEMENT: A TRANSATLANTIC WORKSHOP
Co-hosted by the RLS–NYC and the RTC Alliance - Oct 20-22 - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. In cities on both sides of the Atlantic, the displacement of people from their homes and neighborhoods has dramatically increased since the 2008 Great Recession. In recent years, cities hav...

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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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NEWS / EVENTS

Reinhold Möller

TRANSITION IN TROUBLE?

This new TUED Working Paper explores the current crisis of local, community, and cooperative energy in Europe, where these types of initiatives have made the most progress but now find themselves facing an uncertain future. Authors and TUED organizers Sean Sweeney, John Treat and Irene HongPing Shen explain what happened, and why. READ MORE

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NEWS / EVENTS

Reinhold Möller

TRANSITION IN TROUBLE?

This new TUED Working Paper explores the current crisis of local, community, and cooperative energy in Europe, where these types of initiatives have made the most progress but now find themselves facing an uncertain future. Authors and TUED organizers Sean Sweeney, John Treat and Irene HongPing Shen explain what happened, and why. Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) is a multi-partner initiative coordinated by the New York-based International Program for......
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