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THE FUTURE OF LABOR

TPP AND TTIP: PARTNERS IN CRIME
Mike Dolan

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...

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THE CHICAGO TEACHERS STRIKE OF 2012
Marilena Marchetti & Ethan Young

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REVOLUTIONIZING THE U.S. SOUTH
Kali Akuno & Elandria Williams

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LABOR SOLIDARITY ACROSS BORDERS
A Union Organizers’ Trinational Exchange - Dec. 4-5, 2014 - L.A., California

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. For the second 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 So...

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SOCIALISM IS…
Leaders of the left from the U.S., Canada, and Europe

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THE REEMERGENCE OF ROSA LUXEMBURG
Jason Schulman, Neferti Tadiar & Raphaële Chappe

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CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE GREAT INACTION
Sean Sweeney

By Sean Sweeney. For decades now, the world’s governments have met with the stated goal of meeting the challenge of climate change with a global treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Years of talks have failed to bri...

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BIG OIL
Heather Milton Lightening, Al Weinrub & Tadzio Müller

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LABOR AT THE PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MARCH
September 18 & 22 - SEIU Local 1199, NYC

Thursday, September 18, 6-8pm JOBS, CLIMATE CHANGE, AND SYSTEM CHANGE As part of our fight against climate change, two issues are not given enough attention. The first is that climate change can create job...

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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

By 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 poo...

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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 o...

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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 Partners...

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UNIONS & EXTENDING SOLIDARITY TO THE ECOSYSTEM
Laura Flanders & Sean Sweeney

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RLS–NYC IS HIRING AN OFFICE MANAGER/DEPUTY BOOKKEEPER

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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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 representatives from the Global South, and to work with U.S. and Canadian......
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