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RLS–NYC AT THE JACKSON RISING CONFERENCE
May 2 - 4, 2014 - Jackson, Mississippi

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! Following the tragic death of beloved activist and leftist Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, more than a thousand people will convene in Jackson, Mississippi, to support work toward...

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EVENTS ON THE NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION TREATY
April 28 - May 3 - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! Other materials, such as videos and documents, can be found here. This year’s NPT PrepCom takes place in New York City from April 28 to May 9, 2014. The RLS–NYC is...

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WORK IS WORTH MORE
The Minimum Wage in the U.S. and E.U. - April 29, 6:30pm - RLS–NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! On Tuesday, April 29, from 6:30-8pm, join the Economic Policy Institute’s Heidi Shierholz and the Hans Böckler Stiftung’s Thorsten Schulten to discuss...

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BORN THIS WAY?
The Radical Legacy of Magnus Hirschfeld and the Fight for LGBT Equality - Mar 18, 6:30 pm - RLS–NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! Check out the audio recording of this event: Magnus Hirschfeld (1868-1935) was a pioneer in the fight for sexual equality and women’s...

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INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND THE MDGs
Public Panel discussion - March 11 - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! RLS-NYC at the 58th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women From March 10 to March 21, the United Nations will host women’s rights advocates from around the world for...

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NEW DIRECTIONS IN FEMINISM
Friday, Feb 14, 7pm - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! Opening Plenary of Beyond Capitalism: Activism and Ideas for the Next Left, the 2014 winter student conference of the Young Democratic Socialists The...

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FIVE RING FEVER
The Sochi Games and Celebration Capitalism - Feb 4, 6:30pm - NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! Download Flyer Sports as metaphor for human solidarity, or sports as vehicle for human greed? Mega sporting events such as the Olympics are increasingly...

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RLS–NYC IN 2013
A photo collection of memorable moments -

We are looking back at a remarkable 2013. Check out the best pics and stories on our new Flickr set. Our videos on YouTube and our publications are also great material for cold winter nights. We are happy to be able to share our...

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UNIONS AND CHILDCARE
Expanding Access, Raising Standards - Dec 18, 6 pm - NYC

Quality child care is vitally important to ensuring the wellbeing of children and for promoting gender equality in the workplace and throughout society, but in both the United States and Canada, governments are cutting back services in this...

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SOCIAL AND SOLIDARITY ECONOMY
An international conference in collaboration with UNRISD - Geneva - 2013

Global crises and growing concerns about the social and environmental consequences of our market-oriented development pose the question of how we might imagine alternative forms of production, finance, and consumption. In different regions...

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ADVENTURES IN RADICAL THEORY + PRACTICE
Practitioner Workshop Series - Dec 7, 10:30am - Oakland, California

Join us for a day of organizer-led workshops dedicated to emerging frameworks and tools for consciousness-raising work! Adventures in Radical Theory and Practice is a three day popular education workshop geared towards...

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TRINATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON LABOR
The State of Labor 20 Years after NAFTA - Dec. 2-3 - L.A., California

This roundtable gathering will bring together key labor leaders in Canada, the USA, and Mexico focused on the sectors of Public Education, Human Rights, Energy, and Telecommunications. One of a series of Trinational Solidarity Network...

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RIGHT TO THE CITY TRANSATLANTIC ROUNDTABLE
Co-hosted by the RLS–NYC and the RTC Alliance - Nov 22-23 - NYC

Against the backdrop of rising rents, gentrification, displacement, and the criminalization of poor and homeless people in cities worldwide, a growing number of urban grassroots groups and social movements are fighting for their “right...

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THE END OF EUROPE’S WELFARE STATE?
A Conversation on the Future of Social Democracy - Nov. 25, 7pm -

The RLS–NYC presents in collaboration with Jacobin Magazine a conversation between Petter Nilsson from Sweden’s Vänsterpartiet (Left Party), distinguished scholar of social democracy Sheri Berman from Barnard College, and social...

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BLACK MONTREAL: HOTBED OF RADICALISM IN THE SIXTIES
A Dialogue with David Austin - Monday, Nov. 18, 6:30 PM - RLS–NYC

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! For a brief moment, Montreal became an unlikely center of Black Power and the Caribbean left. In October 1968 the Congress of Black Writers at McGill University brought...

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CLASS ON LUXEMBURG’S “ACCUMULATION OF CAPITAL”
Workshop with Raphaële Chappe - Tuesdays, starting Nov. 5 - RLS−NYC

In conjunction with the the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, RLS-NYC will be presenting a 7 week workshop, “The Accumulation of Capital: Rosa Luxemburg, Political Economy, and Imperialism.” This intensive workshop will begin on...

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THEY WERE SOLDIERS: HOW THE WOUNDED RETURN FROM AMERICA’S WARS
Book forum with Ann Jones - Nov 7, 7:30pm - The Commons, Brooklyn

Join us for an exciting evening with Ann Jones as she presents her new book, They Were Soldiers. This is the final volume in her trilogy of firsthand reports on the impact of America’s wars, going beyond what can be found in the...

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TRADE UNIONS FOR ENERGY DEMOCRACY
October 9-11 - Tarrytown, NY

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! We face a global social and environmental crisis of unprecedented proportions, one that touches the lives of every worker regardless of where they live. At the same time,...

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URBAN CONVERGENCES
Housing Justice, Left Governments, and Lessons from the Global South - Sept. 27–29

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! Following hard-won liberation struggles against various forms of colonialism, India, Brazil, and South Africa have now emerged as power players on the global stage. While...

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ROSA LUXEMBURG’S ACCUMULATION OF CAPITAL AT 100
RLS–NYC Workshop at Rethinking Marxism - 21 Sept - UMass Amherst

RLS–NYC is pleased to announce a workshop on Rosa Luxemburg at Rethinking Marxism 2013: Surplus, Solidarity, Sufficiency. On hundred years ago, in January 1913, Rosa Luxemburg’s opus magnum, “Accumulation of Capital,” was first...

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THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED

In this timely publication, authors Sean Sweeney and John Treat do away with some of the more persistent myths around energy and emissions trends related to transport. Focusing their analysis on passenger road transport, they make a strong case that if we want to mitigate climate change, we need to expand public transport options. Theirs is an urgent cause given the fact that, as a result of...
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THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED

In this timely publication, authors Sean Sweeney and John Treat do away with some of the more persistent myths around energy and emissions trends related to transport. Focusing their analysis on passenger road transport, they make a strong case that if we want to mitigate climate change, we need to expand public transport options. Theirs is an urgent cause given the fact that, as a result of global land......
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