ONE YEAR OF TRUMP
November 27-30, 2017 - München, Mainz, Düsseldorf, Hamburg
One year ago Donald Trump was elected 45th President of the United States. How was this possible? And what has changed since?
On this speaking tour to four German cities, Albert Scharenberg, co-director of Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, will discuss Donald Trump and “Trumpism.” How do people in the United States perceive their Twitter and reality TV president? In what ways did Trump’s electoral victory change the situation in the United States and around the globe? And how does the growing left in the US resist Trump’s right-wing agenda?
Munich: 11/27, 7pm
Venue: Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Bayern/Kurt-Eisner-Verein (Westendstraße 19)
Mainz: 11/28, 7pm
Venue: Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Rheinland-Pfalz (Neckarstr. 27)
Düsseldorf: 11/29, 7pm
Venue: ver.di Landesbezirk, Raum 1-2 (Karlstr. 123-127)
Hamburg: 11/30, 7pm
Venue: W3 – Werkstatt für internationale Kultur und Politik e.V. (Nernstweg 32-34)
Albert Scharenberg, Ph.D., has been co-director of Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office since 2011. Previously, he worked as editor at the German monthly “Blätter für deutsche und international Politik” and as Associate Lecturer of Political Science at John-F.-Kennedy Institute for North America Studies, Freie Universität Berlin. His most recent book, a biography of Martin Luther King, was published by Herder-Verlag.
The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, an internationally operating, progressive non-profit institution for civic education funded by the German federal government. The Foundation’s New York Office opened in fall 2012. It serves two major tasks: to work on issues concerning the United Nations, including collaboration with people and political representatives from the Global South, and to work with U.S. and Canadian......
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