In the first days of August, 2014, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office brought together one hundred influential leftists and progressives from across the United States, Canada, and Europe for an “un-conference” on socialist st...READ MORE
For photos from this event, go to our flickr page. Energy is one of the key determinants of international conflicts and domestic politics. This conference will address energy as an engine of economic and political changes. In the 21st centu...READ MORE
By Sean Sweeney. For decades now, the world’s governments have met with the stated goal of meeting the challenge of climate change with a global treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Years of talks have failed to bri...READ MORE
Thursday, September 18, 6-8pm JOBS, CLIMATE CHANGE, AND SYSTEM CHANGE As part of our fight against climate change, two issues are not given enough attention. The first is that climate change can create job...READ MORE
China has undoubtedly been the most dynamic center of capitalist accumulation over the past generation. But this explosive growth has also generated staggering inequality and social polarization. What are the political underpinnings of Chin...READ MORE
By Nancy Folbre - It would seem that contemporary capitalism doesn’t care that much about care work. Including support for our elders, children, mentally ill, and others requiring assistance, care work is either poorly re...READ MORE
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 have increasingly become the spatial representation of neoliberal capitalism. While funding for public housing and social services is being cut, private investors demolish inner-city neighborhoods to make way for new luxury condominiums and office buildings. Rents and property taxes rise......
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