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A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg - November 5 - Brooklyn, NY

Rosa Luxemburg is one of the foremost political thinkers of the 20th century. Her philosophy of socialism and democracy was present in every aspect of her life—her work as an economist and educator, her activism against war and...

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EUROPE ON THE EDGE
An Evening with Gregor Gysi and Leo Panitch - October 29 - NYC

Join us on Thursday, October 29 for an evening of discussion about the European Left and the current crises in the EU. Gregor Gysi, a longtime leader of Germany’s Left Party, and Leo Panitch, a leading...

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UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEURS HOUSING ROUNDTABLE
Friday, October 23 - NYC

On Friday, October 23, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung–New York Office welcomed the current United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, Leilani Farha, together with her two predecessors, Miloon Kothari and Raquel Rolnik, and other...

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ALTERNATIVE HOUSING – ALTERNATIVE FUTURE
A Transatlantic Roundtable, Oct 8-10 - Berlin

In the face of mounting gentrification and shortage of affordable housing, urban activists on both sides of the Atlantic are exploring alternative housing as a way of countering displacement and, more generally, the crisis of the cities....

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ROSA REMIX
New Takes on a Longtime Classic - August 21-22 - NYC

The contributions of our invited speakers to the Rosa Remix conference were so good that we decided to turn them into a book. You can download it for free here. Photos from this event here. One hundred years after the publication of her...

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TRADE UNION CLIMATE SUMMIT
June 29 - New York

Nine months after the People’s Climate March brought hundreds of thousands of people—including an unprecedented number of union members—to the streets of New York City, more than 75 trade union leaders from the United States and...

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ClothesLined
Stopping Walmart’s Dirty Supply Chain Moves - June 25 - NYC

For photos from this event, go here. The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, in cooperation with Jobs With Justice, Asia Floor Wage Alliance, and the Murphy Institute at CUNY, will host “ClothesLined: Stopping Walmart’s Dirty...

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THE FIGHT AGAINST AUSTERITY AND THE NEW EUROPEAN LEFT
June 15, 2015, 6:30-8:00 PM - Washington, DC

Europe is experiencing a profound political upheaval. Years of austerity and economic stagnation have sparked a wave of discontent that has led to the rise of progressive parties across the continent. These new formations share an...

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FESTIVAL OF SOLIDARITY 2015
Fighting Austerity Here and Abroad - June 13 - Montreal

The 2015 FESTIVAL OF SOLIDARITY, co-organized by Alternatives and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, will take place in Montreal from 9:30am to 5:30pm on Saturday, June 13. It is being held at the Coeur des sciences de l’UQAM,...

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FIGHTING FOR OUR RIGHT TO THE CITY
Lessons from Hamburg, Barcelona, and Montreal - June 7 - Montreal

On June 7, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung―New York Office, along with the Milton Parc Community, will host a Right to the City workshop in Montreal, featuring organizers from two of Europe’s largest Right to the City networks: Recht auf...

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OUR PANELS AT THE LEFT FORUM 2015
May 29-31 - John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

At this year’s Left Forum, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office will again be presenting a number of panels on a wide variety of topics: Sat, 05:10pm, Rm. L2.82: Greece vs. Germany: The Battle for Europe’s...

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BELLO ON THE BRICS
April 27, 6:00 PM - RLS–NYC

One of the Left’s Foremost Intellectuals Discusses the Rise of China and the Future of Global Power. The global balance of power is shifting. There is much debate as to whether the rising BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India,...

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PEACE & PLANET
RLS–NYC Supports International Peace Gathering on Eve of NPT Review Conference - April 24/25

Every five years, the United Nations convenes a meeting to review the 1970 Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), which seeks to halt the further spread of nuclear weapons and to eliminate existing arsenals. The 2015...

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INDIGENOUS WOMEN ENGAGING THE UN
UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues 2015 - NYC

For photos from this event, go here. From April 19-24, 2015, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and MADRE will host a delegation of 12 Indigenous women leaders from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and North America during the UN...

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THE EUROPEAN LEFT VERSUS TTIP
Fighting a Trade Agreement That Would Change Everything - April 7 - NYC

Join the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and the Left Labor Project to welcome Helmut Scholz, Member of the European Parliament from Germany’s Left Party and member of the Parliament’s Committee on International Trade. Scholz,...

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A CRITICAL VIEW OF THE UN’S NEW DEVELOPMENT AGENDA
International Activists at the Commission on the Status of Women - NYC

For photos from this event, go here. 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...

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I <3 MALCOLM
A Legacy of Love and Liberation - Feb 14 - Shabazz Center, Harlem

Event on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X. For photos from this event, go here. “Consigning these mortal remains to earth, the common mother of all, secure in the knowledge that what we place in the...

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PLANET OF THE OCEANS
Environment and Society on the Rest of the Planet - January 30-31 - NYC

Watch the first video of the conference: PLANET OF THE OCEANS: DROWNING IN PLASTIC Plastic heavily pollutes our oceans and waterways. Renowned scientist Max Liboiron (University of Newfoundland) talks about the...

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U.S. SENATOR STANDS, ACTS IN SOLIDARITY WITH GREECE

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, Ranking Member on the Budget Committee, is taking a stand in support of the people of Greece, demanding an end to the economic austerity measures being forced upon them by the so-called Troika (comprised of the...

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THE STRUGGLE FOR ECONOMIC DEMOCRACY
January 23-24 - Chokwe Lumumba Center, Jackson, Mississippi

For photos from this event, go to our Flickr page. “As the South goes, so goes the nation,” W.E.B. DuBois famously wrote. And indeed, today’s southern United States is a site of rapid economic globalization and redevelopment, with a...

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THE PYEONGCHANG WINTER OLYMPICS: PANEL DISCUSSION & VIEWING PARTY

Political Intrigue, Celebration Capitalism, and Spotlight on Korea It appears the 2018 Winter Olympics, taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will be an arena for politics as well as sports. The Games are taking place against a backdrop of rising military tensions involving North Korea, accusations of corruption against the International Olympic Committee, and the ban of...
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THE PYEONGCHANG WINTER OLYMPICS: PANEL DISCUSSION & VIEWING PARTY

Political Intrigue, Celebration Capitalism, and Spotlight on Korea It appears the 2018 Winter Olympics, taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will be an arena for politics as well as sports. The Games are taking place against a backdrop of rising military tensions involving North Korea, accusations of corruption against the International Olympic Committee, and the ban of Russia over doping allegations. How will these geopolitical tensions play out in the Winter......
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