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 household workers have been almost entir...READ MORE
By Barbara Adams and Karen Judd. Almost 22 years have passed since the Fourth World Conference on Women was held in Beijing, marking a turning point for women’s rights activists around the world. For many, the approved De...READ MORE
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s ninth working paper. In the wake of climate-change-denier Donald Trump’s election, there is not much optimism among those fighting against catastrophic climate change. It seems unlike...READ MORE
Once more, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office will co-host a Tri-national Labor Gathering with the UCLA Downtown Labor Center and the Institute for Transnational Social Change. This year, for the first time, we will hold the gath...READ MORE
By Rohan D. Mathews, Susana Barria, and Ashim Roy. It is a cruelly ironic aspect of the climate crisis that those countries that have contributed the least greenhouse gas emissions are facing the greatest impacts. This ineq...READ MORE
From November 7 to 18, national delegates will gather in Marrakech, Morocco, for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22). Every year, the COP meets “to review and asses...READ MORE
At our annual tri-national labor gathering, progressive unions and other labor organizations from the United States, Canada, and Mexico come together to discuss and collaborate on international solidarity campaigns. Co-hosted with the UCLA ...READ MORE
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s newest working paper. Fossil fuels are killing us. They’re killing us directly through pollution and indirectly through climate change. Expanding use of coal, oil, and gas are driving...READ MORE
The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office is co-sponsoring a forum for the Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of the Social Solidarity Economy in Detroit, Michigan, between April 7-10, 2016. In recent years the social solidarit...READ MORE
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s newest working paper. Since the early 1990s, “putting a price on carbon” has been, perhaps, the primary policy proposal for fighting climate change by reducing greenhouse gas em...READ MORE
By Trebor Scholz. The “sharing economy” wasn’t supposed to be this way. Aided by the tiny computers most of us carry with us all day, every day, we would be free from the burdens of ownership and making money in our s...READ MORE
For the third straight year, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office will co-host this Trinational Exchange with the UCLA Downtown Labor Center and the Institute for Transnational Social Change. Last year’s gathering focused on buil...READ MORE
Trade Unions and Climate Change: a conversation with Naomi Klein and Jeremy Corbyn Monday, December 7, 6:00pm Salle Olympe De Gouges, Paris XIe 15, rue Merlin, 75011 Paris, France In cooperation with Trade Unions for Energy...READ MORE
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s fifth working paper. Much hope has been placed in carbon capture and storage (CCS). Its proponents have included trade unionists, climate scientists, environmentalists, and governments ...READ MORE
The seeds are being planted for a new kind of online economy. For all the wonders the Internet brings us, it is dominated by an economics of monopoly, extraction, and surveillance. Ordinary users retain little control over their personal da...READ MORE
Across the western world the liberal center is in decline — but it is the radical right, not the Left, which stands to benefit.
Why has the Left failed to capitalize on the ongoing systemic crisis? How has it become so divorced from its working-class base? And can the cycle be broken?
Jon Trickett, Labour MP and member of Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet, speaks to Jacobin editor Bhaskar Sunkara.
This event is co-hosted......
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