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ENERGY DEMOCRACY IN GREECE

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 will become prime minister. The importance of this victory for the left in Greece, Europe, and indeed the...

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CONFRONTING DEVELOPMENT

By Barbara Adams and Kathryn Tobin. In the year 2000, the world’s leaders assembled at the Millennium Summit to affirm their commitment to an ambitious development agenda, later distilled into eight “Millennium Development Goals” (MDGs). The summit famously called, among other demands, for concrete and time-bound action to...

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A CRITICAL VIEW OF THE UN’S NEW DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

The commitment to “eradicate the persistent and increasing burden of poverty on women by addressing the structural causes of poverty through changes in economic structures” was one of the central promises of the Beijing Declaration, the final report of the Fourth World Conference on Women in 1995. The lack of progress made during the twenty years since then, is sobering. On the occasion of the 59th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New...
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A CRITICAL VIEW OF THE UN’S NEW DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

The commitment to “eradicate the persistent and increasing burden of poverty on women by addressing the structural causes of poverty through changes in economic structures” was one of the central promises of the Beijing Declaration, the final report of the Fourth World Conference on Women in 1995. The lack of progress made during the twenty years since then, is...
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#ILOVEMALCOLM: UNDERDOGS


At “I Love Malcolm: A Legacy of Love and Liberation,” organized by the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office on February 14, 2015, Rapper Boots Riley (The Coup) performs “Underdogs.” 

THIS IS WHAT ENERGY DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE


With climate change looming, we are facing an energy emergency. How can unions fight for change? Great video from RLS–NYC and Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED).

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