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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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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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THE BATTLE FOR THE MOUNTAIN OF THE KURDS

UPDATE: The author Thomas Schmidinger was originally scheduled to appear in person at Bluestockings Books. However, due to the fact the author was denied entry on his flight by Homeland Security, Mr. Schmidinger will give his talk via Skype at the regularly scheduled time and location. In early 2018, Turkey invaded the autonomous Kurdish region of Afrin in Syria and is...
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THE BATTLE FOR THE MOUNTAIN OF THE KURDS

UPDATE: The author Thomas Schmidinger was originally scheduled to appear in person at Bluestockings Books. However, due to the fact the author was denied entry on his flight by Homeland Security, Mr. Schmidinger will give his talk via Skype at the regularly scheduled time and location. In early 2018, Turkey invaded the autonomous Kurdish region of Afrin in Syria and is currently threatening to ethnically cleanse the region. Between 2012......
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