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
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...READ MORE
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...READ MORE
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy is a global, multi-sector network of labor leaders dedicated to advancing democratic direction and control of energy in a way that promotes solutions to the climate crisis, energy poverty, and the degradati...READ MORE
Nine months after the People’s Climate March brought hundreds of thousands of people—including an unprecedented number of union members—to the streets of New York City, more than 75 trade union leaders from the United States and t...READ MORE
For photos from this event, go here. The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, in cooperation with Jobs With Justice, Asia Floor Wage Alliance, and the Murphy Institute at CUNY, will host “ClothesLined: Stopping Walmart’s Dirty Sup...READ MORE
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s fourth working paper. In the last years, “energy democracy” has become a part of the international trade union discourse on energy and climate change. A growing number of unions and...READ MORE
Join the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and the Left Labor Project to welcome Helmut Scholz, Member of the European Parliament from Germany’s Left Party and member of the Parliament’s Committee on International Trade. Scholz,...READ MORE
By Sarah Jaffe. Precarity. If we were to select one word to best describe the most important current trend in the economy of the United States, “precarity” would be a leading candidate. It is now widely accepted that A...READ MORE
By Sean Sweeney. January 25, 2015 was a historic day: the people of Greece chose to break with austerity policies. They elected SYRIZA—the Coalition of the Radical Left—as the largest party in parliament, Alexis Tsipras...READ MORE
By Mike Dolan. With the rise of the so-called BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—global capitalism has entered a new stage. For centuries Europe and the United States have dominated the world...READ MORE
Political Intrigue, Celebration Capitalism, and Spotlight on Korea.
It appears the 2018 Winter Olympics, taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will be an arena for politics as well as sports. The Games are taking place against a backdrop of rising military tensions involving North Korea, accusations of corruption against the International Olympic Committee, and the ban of Russia over doping allegations.
How will these geopolitical tensions play out in the Winter......
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