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FREEDOM ’63 REMIXED
Legacies of the March on Washington - Schomburg Center, Harlem

On August 28, 1963, hundreds of thousands of people led by Martin Luther King demonstrated in Washington, DC against racial segregation and racism. To mark the 50th Anniversary of this outstanding “March on Washington for Jobs and...

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HOW I FOUND MY BERLIN IN JEWISH MANHATTAN
Book Talk with Irene Runge - Aug 28 - Center for Jewish History

For photos from this event, go to our flickr page! The RLS is proud to co-present together with the Leo Baeck Institute a unique book discussion. Irene Runge, sociologist and author, was born the daughter of German-Jewish...

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TEACH RADICAL SERIES: ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION IN PRACTICE
Part 5: Using Media to Teach for Change - Aug. 20 - RLS-NYC

We live in a media-saturated society, and media is not neutral. Rather, it is embedded in structures of domination. Still, human beings are not passive vessels. We have always brought our own agency to the process of decoding the messages...

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THE POORER NATIONS: A POSSIBLE HISTORY OF THE GLOBAL SOUTH
Vijay Prashad and Andrew Hsiao - July 24 - Brecht Forum, NYC

Peace, Bread, and Justice: in the 1970’s, this was the banner under which the Global South united. The time seemed ripe for massive change in the global order, where the old superstructure would be turned upside down. Since the...

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TEACH RADICAL SERIES: ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION IN PRACTICE
Part 4: Teaching Theory Beyond the University - July 18, 6-8PM - RLS-NYC

VISIT OUR FLICKR PAGE FOR PICTURES OF THE EVENT. Higher education is in crisis. Total student debt now exceeds one-trillion dollars, even as a university education remains unavailable to millions. Far from being an ivory tower, academia...

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CAPITALIST OLIGARCHIES AND ROSA LUXEMBURG’S “ACCUMULATION OF CAPITAL”
Preparation of two International Workshops - Call for Papers

100th anniversary of “The Accumulation of Capital: A Contribution to an Economic Explanation of Imperialism”: A century-old work remains current, provocative and seminal A hundred years since the first Berlin...

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CLOSER WALK NOLA
New Orleans after Katrina - Stories

The disastrous and long-term consequences of hurricane Katrina caused the destruction of homes and the loss of around 141,000, or 29%, of NOLA’s residents—particularly African Americans and the poor. Some have seen this as an...

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TEACH RADICAL SERIES: ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION IN PRACTICE
Part 3: Building Movements through Education Spaces, June 25 - RLS−NYC

Visit our Flickr page for pictures of the event. − Activist groups and community organizations account for a great deal of the energy that drives the United States Left, but can the sum of their parts add up to a...

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DIRTY WARS: SCREENING AND DISCUSSION
Wed June 12, 6:25 pm - IFC Center, 323 Sixth Ave at W Third St

TAKE A LOOK AT THE PICTURES FROM THIS EVENT ON OUR FLICKR PAGE. The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office presented a free screening of Dirty Wars at the IFC Center, followed by a panel discussion with Amy...

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RLS−NYC AT THE LEFT FORUM 2013
Our Panels at this year's Forum - Pace University, NYC

Take a look at our pictures from the Left Forum. We are also preparing videos with highlights from our panels, which will be posted soon on our YouTube channel. The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office convened five...

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THE FUTURE OF THE LEFT
A Conversation on Socialist Unity - June 5, 6pm - NYC

While the need for a strong Left in the USA is obvious, given how weak we presently are, there’s also a long fractious history of periods of lack of cooperation among us. This event, with eight different participating organizations,...

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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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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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