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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 UNFINISHED DREAM
Albert Scharenberg

By Albert Scharenberg. August 28 will be the anniversary of the famous March on Washington. This event will be the climax of the commemorative marathon accompanying the 50th anniversary of 1963. It is clear that during this...

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TEACH RADICAL SERIES: ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION IN PRACTICE
Part 5: Using Media to Teach for Change - Aug. 20 - RLS-NYC

We live in a media-saturated society, and media is not neutral. Rather, it is embedded in structures of domination. Still, human beings are not passive vessels. We have always brought our own agency to the process of decoding the messages ...

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LIFT THE LOAD OF POVERTY
James Jennings

By James Jennings. During the summer of 2013, the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Trayvon Martin’s killer was acquitted by a Florida jury, and Detroit became the largest city in the United States ever ...

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FIGHTING TUITION, FIGHTING DEBT
Jérémie Bédard-Wien, Jackie Sewell & Astra Taylor

In this engaging panel, young activists fighting against rising tuition and student debt discuss the need to fight for free higher education as the end goal. ...

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FIGHTING RACISM IN A POST-RACIAL WORLD
Kazembe Balagun, Tahir Della & and Steve Williams

This panel discusses the similarities and differences of racial issues in Germany and in the US, race in the era of Obama, and thoroughly debunks the notion of our living in a post-racial world. ...

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AGITATING FOR BETTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
NYCoRE and CPE

Margrit Pittman-Polletta and Edwin Mayorga from the New York Coalition for Radical Educators, and Sam Anderson from the Coalition for Public Education discuss the challenges facing public schools in NYC. ...

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THE FUTURE OF THE LEFT
A Conversation on Socialist Unity

A video of the presentations at the “conversation on socialist unity” on June 5 in NYC, with Mark Solomon, Libero Della Piana, Eric Odell, Bhaskar Sunkara, and Maria Svart. ...

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RLS–NYC IS HIRING AN OFFICE MANAGER/DEPUTY BOOKKEEPER

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, an internationally operating, progressive non-profit institution for civic education funded by the German federal government. The Foundation’s New York Office opened in fall 2012. It serves two major tasks: to work on issues concerning the United Nations, including collaboration with people and political...
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The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, an internationally operating, progressive non-profit institution for civic education funded by the German federal government. The Foundation’s New York Office opened in fall 2012. It serves two major tasks: to work on issues concerning the United Nations, including collaboration with people and political representatives from the Global South, and to work with U.S. and Canadian......
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