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GERMANY’S ENERGIEWENDE

By Hans Thie - There is little chance of preventing catastrophic climate change without replacing fossil fuels (like coal and oil) with renewables like wind and solar. A radical energy transition is needed, and, as the German “Energiewende” demonstrates, it is feasible as well. The energy transition in Germany –...

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DEMOCRACY DISREGARDED

By John Nichols - The United States of America is a beacon of opportunity, freedom, and democracy, values long enshrined in the hallowed document of the U.S. Constitution. Or so the story goes. The truth, on the other hand, is a good deal more complicated. As is often the case, the crucial qualifier is found in the question:...

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EXIT GHOST? 25 YEARS AFTER THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. One generation after the end of the Cold War and German unification, the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th, 1989, remains an epoch-changing moment. How have the intervening years since 1989 impacted the lives of former East and West Germans and today’s German political landscape? While public debates often suggest that young Germans have...
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EXIT GHOST? 25 YEARS AFTER THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. One generation after the end of the Cold War and German unification, the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th, 1989, remains an epoch-changing moment. How have the intervening years since 1989 impacted the lives of former East and West Germans and today’s German political landscape? While public debates...
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SOCIALISM IS…


In August 2014, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office brought together 100 leaders of the left from across the United States, Canada, and Europe for an “un-conference” on Mapping Socialist Strategies.

NEW WORLD TRADE ORDER?


Ben Beachy (Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch), Frank Deppe (Professor of Political Science, Germany), and Albert Scharenberg (RLS–NYC) discuss the negotiations about TPP and TTIP.

GLOBAL POWER AND RESISTANCE
THE FUTURE OF LABOR
SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND EMANCIPATION
POLITICAL ANALYSIS AND ALTERNATIVES
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