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THE FUTURE OF LABOR

CLOSING THE GENDER GAP
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 Declaration and Platform for Action represented a mo...

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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

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 ...

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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
Ed Whitfield

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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!
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy

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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 AT THE COP21 IN PARIS
November 30 - December 11, 2015 - Paris

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...

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THE HARD FACTS ABOUT COAL
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy

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 ...

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PLATFORM COOPERATIVISM
The Internet, Ownership, Democracy - November 13-14 - NYC

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...

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RELEASE EVENT: RED ROSA
A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg - November 5 - Brooklyn, NY

Rosa Luxemburg is one of the foremost political thinkers of the 20th century. Her philosophy of socialism and democracy was present in every aspect of her life—her work as an economist and educator, her activism against war and socioecono...

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RLS–NYC AT THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN #CSW61

International leaders and civil society activists will soon convene again at the UN Headquarters in New York for the 61st Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), which will take place from March 13 to 24, 2017. This year, the Commission will address the issue of women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work, a subject of uttermost importance to tackle persistent gender...
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RLS–NYC AT THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN #CSW61

International leaders and civil society activists will soon convene again at the UN Headquarters in New York for the 61st Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), which will take place from March 13 to 24, 2017. This year, the Commission will address the issue of women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work, a subject of uttermost importance to tackle persistent gender inequalities. Today, most of the......
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