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JUSTICE FOR GENOCIDE
Thursday, May 30, 7pm - RLS−NYC

Join us for an evening with Benjamín Jerónimo, president of the Guatemalan Association for Justice and Reconciliation (AJR) and key witness in the genocide trial against former dictator Efraín Ríos Montt. The Network in Solidarity...

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TEACH RADICAL SERIES: ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION IN PRACTICE
Part 2: Agitating for Better Public Schools - May 28, 6-8pm - RLS-NYC

There is a battle raging over whether education is to be protected as a human right or sold as a commodity. Under Bloomberg’s mayoral control, New York City’s public school system has veered toward privatization and exclusion, and the...

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RLS−NYC SUPPORTS INDIGENOUS WOMEN LEADERS AT UNPFII
UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues - NYC

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office is proud to present a collaboration with MADRE, an NGO focusing on women’s issues, inviting a group of indigenous women leaders to participate in co-organized events surrounding the United...

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TRADE UNIONS FOR ENERGY DEMOCRACY
Energy Democracy Initiative - 2013

In May 2013, Trade Unions for Energy Democracy was launched. This initiative represents a new labor movement approach to climate change and energy poverty. A sustainable and just energy transition is necessary. To bring this about unions...

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TEACH RADICAL SERIES: ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION IN PRACTICE
Pictures from Part 1: Educating for Community Power - NYC

Visit our Flickr page for pictures of the event. On Tuesday, April 30 Steve Williams and Omar Freilla discussed strategies for equipping people with tools to improve their lives, fight injustice, and change the world. How...

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CAPITALISM, INEQUALITY, AND DEMOCRACY
International Conference - April 12-13, 2013 - UBC, Vancouver

WATCH THE VIDEO FROM TRISH HENNESSY’S PRESENTATION “RISE OF INEQUALITY IN CANADA: CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES” ON OUR YOU TUBE PAGE. FOR PHOTOS FROM THE EVENT, PLEASE VISIT OUR FLICKR...

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CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE LEFT
Gregor Gysi - NYC

Gregor Gysi, Chairman of the Left Party in the German Parliament and one of Europe’s most important socialist politicians, gives the Keynote Speech at the official opening of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation’s new office in NYC. Widely...

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RACISM IN THE U.S. AND THE MEANING OF OBAMA’S PRESIDENCY
Interview with Albert Scharenberg - Feb. 2013

In this interview with Deutschlandradio Kultur, Albert Scharenberg, RLS-NYC Co-director and biographer of Martin Luther King, jr., discusses the symbolism and impact of Barack Obama’s presidency on civil rights. He...

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PIRATE PARTY AND THE LEFT
IMPLICATIONS FOR THE 2013 GERMAN ELECTIONS - NYC

In the lead up to the September federal elections in Germany, the Pirate Party has celebrated some significant electoral victories. But what do the Pirates stand for politically? Do they act as a progressive party? And how does the Pirate...

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COMMEMORATING ROSA LUXEMBURG
Performance by Kathleen Chalfant - NYC

94 years ago, on 15 January 1919, Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht in Berlin were beaten to death by murderers in uniform—people who were part of the same crowd that would later openly support handing power over to the Nazis. To...

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FOUNDATION ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT
December 2012 - Berlin

The Rosa Luxemburg Foundation has elected a new president. Dagmar Enkelmann, a long-term member of the German Federal Parliament for the Left Party, follows Heinz Vietze, who served the RLF for six years. Enkelmann, along with new members...

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OFFICIAL RLS-NYC OFFICE OPENING
Pictures of Opening - The General Society Library

Visit our Flickr page for pictures of the event: On November 14, more than 250 people joined us to celebrate the official opening of our office with a day-long event of politics and culture. We thank everyone for coming out to the...

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ENERGY EMERGENCY, ENERGY TRANSITION
Conference - NYC District Council of Carpenters -

On October 10-12 in New York City, the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation and Cornell University’s Global Labor Institute convened the “Energy Emergency, Energy Transition” conference. This invitation-only roundtable brought together over...

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FOUNDATION OPENS NEW YORK OFFICE
275 Madison Avenue - Manhattan

The Rosa Luxemburg Foundation just opened its New York Office and is proud to launch this new website! As an education and research institution, we strive to help connect and grow “left” currents and causes around the world. In...

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AUDRE LORDE – THE BERLIN YEARS 1984 TO 1992
The Hawaii Premier - September 2012

As part of the Audre Lorde Legacy Festival at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, the Hawaii premier of “Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years – 1984 to 1992” took place on September 20, 2012. 100 people attended the screening of the...

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WE ARE THE PEOPLE

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 Germany to escape state repression. On November 4, almost half a million other GDR citizens gathered at Alexanderplatz in Berlin for a peaceful protest,...
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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 Germany to escape state repression. On November 4, almost half a million other GDR citizens gathered at Alexanderplatz in Berlin for a peaceful protest, calling for the democratization of the socialistic state. Organized by......
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