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RLS–NYC AT THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN #CSW64
March 9-13, 2020 - New York City

+++ Cancellation Notice +++ The NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York (NGO CSW/NY) Executive Committee has decided to cancel all NGO CSW64 Forum events due to the current threat posed by the coronavirus...

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BLACK SOLIDARITY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT: A TRANSATLANTIC ROUNDTABLE
February 29, 2020 - New York City

Between the late 1940s and the 1990s, movements for independence, decolonization, and Black Power emerged and flourished. While these movements altered the terrain of the global south, they had a profound echo effect on the culture,...

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FILM SCREENING: FREE ANGELA AND ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS
February 26, 2020 - New York City

Young college professor Angela Davis joins the Communist Party, protests with the Black Panthers, and becomes a principle spokesperson for the burgeoning prison reform movement. As a result, she finds herself fighting to keep her job. In...

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AUDRE LORDE: THE BERLIN YEARS (FILM SCREENING)
February 18, 2020 - New York City

Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years, 1984 to 1992 documents an untold chapter of Lorde’s life: her influence on the German political and cultural scene during a decade of profound social change. The film explores the importance of...

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BLACK SOLIDARITY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT
February 2020 - New York City

In the spirit of Audre Lorde, who encouraged Afro-Germans to make themselves visible within a culture that kept them isolated and silent, Black Solidarity in a Global Context is a month of programming that explores the deep roots...

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LOOKING BACK AT OUR “WE ARE THE PEOPLE” EVENT SERIES
October/November 2019 - New York, NY

In October and November 2019, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung–New York Office hosted a three-part series entitled “We are the people,” which explored democratic socialism 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. In conversation with...

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COP25 | UN CLIMATE SUMMIT
December 2-13, 2019 - Madrid, Spain

International activists are gathered this week in Madrid, Spain, to take part in the twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC). Initially planned to...

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OVERCOMING FEAR: CREATING A TRINATIONAL WORKERS TOOLKIT
November 14-15, 2019 - Erie, Pennsylvania

From November 14-15, 2019, over forty trade unionists, academics, allies, and policy practitioners from Canada, Mexico, and the United States gathered in Erie, Pennsylvania. They gathered to attend “Overcoming Fear: Creating A Trinational...

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TUED 2019 CONFERENCE
November 15, 2019 - New York City

On September 28, 2019, more than 150 trade union representatives, activists and policy allies from more than a dozen countries came together in New York City for a one-day international conference on “The Green New Deal, Net-Zero...

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RIGHT TO THE CITY TRANSATLANTIC ROUNDTABLE
November 22-23, 2019 - New York City

This year the discussant will focus on a comparative analysis of housing movements in Berlin, Vancouver, and New York City. In recent years, both cities have been rocked by rising rents, increased displacement, and gentrification. Much of...

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THE MEDITERRANEAN MIGRATION MONOLOGUES
November 21, 2019 - New York, NY

The Mediterranean Migration Monologues (“Mittelmeer-Monologe”) tell the stories of Naomie from Cameroon and Yassin from Libya, who find themselves on a boat to Europe. It also tells of brutal coast guards, dubious sea rescue centers,...

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WHEN THE WALL CAME DOWN: JEWISH IDENTITIES IN THE GDR
November 12, 2019 - New York City

“More democracy was the leading idea. We didn’t expect the GDR to end, and a ‘united German fatherland’ was not our issue. We had founded a Jewish Group in 1985, which argued, among other issues, for Jewish and socialist identities....

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COMING OUT (Film Screening)
November 10, 2019 - New York City

On November 9, 1989, the Berlin wall fell. On the same day, the DEFA movie “Coming Out” premiered in the German Democratic Republic (GDR). The movie tells the story of a young teacher, Philipp, who becomes aware of his homosexuality...

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WE ARE THE PEOPLE
October-November, 2019 - New York City

Talking About Democratic Socialism 30 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Fall 1989 was a moment of radical transformation for the former German Democratic Republic (GDR). Already many GDR citizens had migrated to West...

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BEYOND NAFTA 2.0 RELEASE EVENT
October 10, 2019 - New York City

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office (RLS-NYC), in collaboration with the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), and the Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), would like to invite you to our public panel on October 10, 2019...

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THE BATTLE FOR THE MOUNTAIN OF THE KURDS
September 19, 2019 - New York City

UPDATE: The author Thomas Schmidinger was originally scheduled to appear in person at Bluestockings Books. However, due to the fact the author was denied entry on his flight by Homeland Security, Mr. Schmidinger will give his talk...

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ORGANIZING FOR POWER
October 29, 2019 - Worldwide

Join Jane McAlevey, the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, and organizers around the world this October for Organizing for Power: A Four-Step Course on How We Win. Workers across the globe are under nearly unbearable pressure as the...

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LAND, WATER, FOOD AND HOUSING
July 13, 2019 - Brooklyn, New York

As part of the High Level Political Forum, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, Why Hunger, Just Foods and the Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) present “Land, Water, Food and Housing: A Grassroots Political...

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BEYOND NAFTA 2.0: PRESS RELEASE
July 9, 2019 - Ottawa/Washington D.C./New York, NY/ Mexico City

With ratification of NAFTA 2.0 still up in the air in the U.S. and Canada, a new international report contrasts the deeply flawed agreement with proposals for a more progressive and truly fair trade regime. “Beyond NAFTA 2.0: A Trade...

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RLS–NYC AT THE LEFT FORUM 2019
June 28-30, 2019 - Long Island University, Brooklyn

Our office will be present at the Left Forum 2019, the largest annual leftist gathering in North America taking place from June 28-30 in Brooklyn, New York. This year’s LF comes at a particularly important political moment, as different...

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Reinhold Möller

TRANSITION IN TROUBLE?

This new TUED Working Paper explores the current crisis of local, community, and cooperative energy in Europe, where these types of initiatives have made the most progress but now find themselves facing an uncertain future. Authors and TUED organizers Sean Sweeney, John Treat and Irene HongPing Shen explain what happened, and why. READ MORE

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Reinhold Möller

TRANSITION IN TROUBLE?

This new TUED Working Paper explores the current crisis of local, community, and cooperative energy in Europe, where these types of initiatives have made the most progress but now find themselves facing an uncertain future. Authors and TUED organizers Sean Sweeney, John Treat and Irene HongPing Shen explain what happened, and why. Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) is a multi-partner initiative coordinated by the New York-based International Program for......
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