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THE FUTURE OF LABOR

THURINGIA’S GOVERNOR RAMELOW VISITS THE US
May 14-20, 2017 - RLS–NYC

For photos from this event, go here. From May 14-20, 2017, the Governor of the German state of Thuringia, Bodo Ramelow (Left Party), visited the United States with a large delegation, including the state’s minister of economy, Wolfgang Ti...

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LABOR’S AGENDA ON ENERGY & CLIMATE CHANGE
April 3-7 - New York State

During the first week of April, Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) is convening for two meetings to share strategies for reclaiming the energy system for public and democratic control. The first meeting, “Advancing Progressive L...

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DOMESTIC WORKER ORGANIZING
Jennifer Fish

By Jennifer Fish. 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 house...

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CLOSING THE GENDER GAP
Barbara Adams and Karen Judd

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...

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THE LONG STRUGGLE OF THE AMAZON EMPLOYEES
Jörn Boewe and Johannes Schulten

By Jörn Boewe and Johannes Schulten. For more than three years, including over 100 days on strike, Amazon’s employees in Germany have been fighting for a collective agreement. Although they haven’t won yet, their strug...

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ENERGY TRANSITION: ARE WE WINNING?
Sean Sweeney and John Treat

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...

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A LABOR ACTIVISTS’ CROSS-BORDER EXCHANGE
November 30 - December 2, 2016 - USW-Canada Union Hall - Toronto

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...

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UP FROM DEVELOPMENT
Rohan D. Mathews with Susana Barria & Ashim Roy

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...

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MARRAKECH 2016: UN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE
November 7-18, 2016 -

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...

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BUILDING WORKER-TO-WORKER SOLIDARITY
David Bacon

By David Bacon. 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 ca...

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AN ILLNESS TO ONE IS THE CONCERN OF ALL
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy

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...

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NORTH AMERICAN SOCIAL SOLIDARITY ECONOMY FORUM
April 7-10, 2016 - Detroit, Michigan

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...

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CARBON MARKETS AFTER PARIS
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy

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...

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BUILDING BLACK COOPERATIVES
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PLATFORM COOPERATIVISM
Trebor Scholz

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...

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SO SIEHT ENERGIEDEMOKRATIE AUS!
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TRADE UNIONS AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Naomi Klein & Jeremy Corbyn

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VOILÀ À QUOI RESSEMBLE LA DÉMOCRATIE ÉNERGÉTIQUE!
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GLOBAL LABOR SOLIDARITY FROM THE GROUND UP
An Organizers’ Cross-Border Exchange, December 4-5, 2015 - Los Angeles

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...

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ASÍ SE VE LA DEMOCRACIA ENERGÉTICA
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RLS–NYC IS HIRING A PROJECT MANAGER UN & NORTH AMERICA

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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RLS–NYC IS HIRING A PROJECT MANAGER UN & NORTH AMERICA

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