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December 15, 2018 - New York City

RSVP here.  PROGRAM 9:30 AM | Welcome Notes 9:45 AM-11:15 AM | Exploitation – Refusal to Participate: African Americans and the Proposed Olympic...

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COP24: THE UN CLIMATE SUMMIT IN KATOWICE
December 2-14, 2018 - Katowice, Poland

From December 2 to 14, international delegates are gathering in Katowice, Poland, to take part in the twenty-fourth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC). The...

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FERNANDO HADDAD IN NYC
November 29, 2018 - New York City

For photos of this event, visit our Flickr page. During the week of November 26, Fernando Haddad—Workers’ Party (PT) candidate in the recent Brazilian presidential election—came to the United States for his first...

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THE GERMAN REVOLUTION OF 1918/19 – 100 YEARS LATER
November 8, 2018 - New York City

RSVP here. This year marks the one hundredth anniversary of the German Revolution of 1918/19. On October 29, 1918, German sailors staged a revolt, which was soon followed by a mutiny. War-weary and hopeful for an end to...

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INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS
October 18, 2018 - New York City

For photos of this event, visit our Flickr page. On October 18th, 2018 Leilani Farha, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to housing, alongside co-sponsors Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Misereor and the Permanent Mission of...

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RIGHT TO THE CITY TRANSATLANTIC ROUNDTABLE
October 12-14, 2018 - New York City

For photos of this event, visit our Flickr page. For six years, the Right to the City Roundtables have provided an opportunity for housing activists from North America and Europe to meet, debate, and share strategies to...

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MODERN MONETARY THEORY CONFERENCE
September 28-30, 2018 - The New School, New York City

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office is proud to cosponsor the Second International Conference of  Modern Monetary Theory “Public Money, Public Purpose, Public Power” taking place at the New School for Social Research...

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THE NSU MONOLOGUES: A PERFORMANCE BY ACTORS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
September 29, 2018 - New York City

In times of the rise of the far right in Germany and worldwide, extremist voices get increasingly normalized. In lockstep with the electoral successes of right-wing populist parties, ethno-nationalist and neo-Fascist sentiments are more and...

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RETHINKING INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY IN AN AGE OF NATIONALISM
August 15, 2018 - New York City

Photos from this event here.  Join us on August 15, together with prominent activists from across North America and Europe, to discuss how international political solidarity can defeat right-wing nationalism, and how we...

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FEARLESS CITIES: NORTH AMERICA REGIONAL MUNICIPALIST SUMMIT
July 28, 2018 - New York City

For photos of this event, visit our Flickr page. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Henri Lefebvre’s famous manifesto “The Right to the City.” Published in the aftermath of the 1968 May-June protests in Paris,...

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HOUSING IS A HUMAN RIGHT
July 14, 2018 - The Bronx

For photos of this event, visit our Flickr page. In July, activists of the Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) will be visiting the United States to speak with housing rights groups and community-based...

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INTRODUCING THE JUST TRANSITION RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE

The Just Transition Research Collaborative (JTRC) is a joint project of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), and the University of London Institute in Paris...

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RLS–NYC AT THE LEFT FORUM 2018
June 1-3, 2018 - John Jay College, New York City

For photos of this event, visit our Flickr page. The Left Forum—the largest annual leftist gathering in North America—will be taking place from June 1-3 in New York City, and RLS–NYC will again be there bringing...

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RLS–NYC AT THE HISTORICAL MATERIALISM CONFERENCE
May 17-20, 2018 - Montreal

From May 17-20, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office will participate in the conference The Great Transition: Setting the Stage for a Post-Capitalist Society in Montréal, Québec. Organized as part of the Historical Materialism...

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TWO MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
May 12, 2018 - New York

Videos from this event’s live streaming are available here (morning session) and here (afternoon session). The keynote address by Prof. Noam Chosmky is available to watch on our YouTube channel. Photos from this event available...

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THE YOUNG KARL MARX: FREE FILM SCREENING
May 1, 2018 - New York

Photos from this event here. In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, Goethe-Institut New York, and Brooklyn Institute for Social Research (BISR) are...

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ROSA LUXEMBURG AND HER IDEAS
April 27-29, 2018 - Chicago

Photos from this event here.  From April 27-29, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office will co-host a gathering of the International Rosa Luxemburg Society, which since 1980 has served as a foremost platform of...

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VOICES OF INDIGENOUS WOMEN LEADERS AT THE UN
April 16-27, 2018 - New York City

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. For the 2018 Joint Declaration of the Indigenous Women Leaders at the UNPFII, go to the bottom of the page.  For the sixth consecutive year, the Rosa...

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BLACK RADICALISM IN THE UNITED STATES
April 14-15, 2018 - New York City

Photos from this event here.  This two-day conference in New York City will bring together scholars and activists dealing with the history and the legacy of Black Radicalism in the US from multiple perspectives. Black...

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WHEN PAUL CAME OVER THE SEA
April 8, 2018 - New York City

RSVP for this event here. As part of KINO!2018, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and Deutsches Haus at NYU present a conversation about When Paul Came Over the Sea between Jakob Preuss, the film’s...

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NUCLEAR POWER AND CLIMATE ACTION

New publication by Tim Judson. When nuclear power started to develop into an ever more important source of electric energy during the second half of the twentieth century, there grew widespread optimism regarding the potential of this seemingly unlimited, clean and, in the long run, economic resource. The unresolved problem of how to dispose of nuclear waste—which degrades...
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NUCLEAR POWER AND CLIMATE ACTION

New publication by Tim Judson. When nuclear power started to develop into an ever more important source of electric energy during the second half of the twentieth century, there grew widespread optimism regarding the potential of this seemingly unlimited, clean and, in the long run, economic resource. The unresolved problem of how to dispose of nuclear waste—which degrades very slowly, with a half-life of up to 15.7 million years—existed from......
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