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A BILLION WORKERS STRONG: LABOR RESISTANCE IN CHINA
August 26, 7:00pm - The Brooklyn Commons

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...

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WHO CARES?
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 remunerated or, quite often, not paid...

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NEW WORLD TRADE ORDER?
Ben Beachy, Frank Deppe & Albert Scharenberg

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TO FRACK OR NOT TO FRACK
Sean Sweeney and Lara Skinner

Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s first working paper - Depending on whom you ask, hydraulic fracturing—commonly known as “fracking”—is either the harbinger of a new era of plentiful, cheap, clean energy or a mo...

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THE LOW WAGE WORKERS’ FIGHT IS WORLDWIDE!
A discussion with representatives from the Mexican Frente Auténtico del Trabajo - June 26, 6pm - NYC

From Tuesday, June 24, through Thursday, June 26, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, in collaboration with the Left Labor Project, will host two representatives from the Frente Auténtico del Trabajo (FA), culminating in a publi...

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JACKSON RISING: REPORTING BACK AND LOOKING FORWARD
June 3, 6:30pm - NYC

Check out the report from this event in the Indypendent. Join us on Tuesday, June 3, from 6:30 to 8:00pm, to discuss Jackson, Mississippi’s recent New Economies Conference. Lead Organizer Kali Akuno will come together wi...

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RLS–NYC AT THE JACKSON RISING CONFERENCE
May 2 - 4, 2014 - Jackson, Mississippi

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! Following the tragic death of beloved activist and leftist Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, more than a thousand people will convene in Jackson, Mississippi, to support work toward h...

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PROJECT OF THE POWERFUL
Ulrike Herrmann

Ulrike Herrmann on Free Trade. Americans and Europeans are negotiating a free trade agreement called TTIP. But why? Trade is already flourishing. Meanwhile, the real barrier to trade is not being addressed: currency specul...

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WORK IS WORTH MORE
The Minimum Wage in the U.S. and E.U. - April 29, 6:30pm - RLS–NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! On Tuesday, April 29, from 6:30-8pm, join the Economic Policy Institute’s Heidi Shierholz and the Hans Böckler Stiftung’s Thorsten Schulten to discuss...

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ANALYZING TAFTA/TTIP
John Hilary

By John Hilary - In his second term, President Obama has made trade a key issue on his agenda. He is pushing not one but two large-scale and potentially fateful free trade agreements (FTAs): the Trans-Pacific Partnership, i...

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Honda Strike, China 2010 (Photo: Labor Notes)

A BILLION WORKERS STRONG: LABOR RESISTANCE IN CHINA

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 China's economic "miracle"? Workers and peasants have been subject to brutal forms of exploitation, dispossession, and precarity — but they have also been...
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Honda Strike, China 2010 (Photo: Labor Notes)

A BILLION WORKERS STRONG: LABOR RESISTANCE IN CHINA

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 China’s economic “miracle”? Workers and peasants have been subject to brutal forms of exploitation, dispossession, and precarity — but they have also been fighting back. What are the dynamics of this resistance, and how is the state responding......
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