FOUNDATION OPENS NEW YORK OFFICE
275 Madison Avenue - Manhattan
The Rosa Luxemburg Foundation just opened its New York Office and is proud to launch this new website! As an education and research institution, we strive to help connect and grow “left” currents and causes around the world. In New York City we will focus on issues related to the United Nations and on progressive politics in the U.S. and Canada.
We will have a public event celebrating the office opening on November 14, 2-9pm. Speakers include Gregor Gysi, head of the Left Party in the German Bundestag and one of Europe’s foremost socialist politicians, Kathleen Chalfant, famed Broadway actress who will be performing an interpretation of Rosa Luxemburg’s letters, and Rosa Luxemburg Foundation directors from four continents, who will provide us with their perspectives on different tendencies in the international left. For a detailed schedule of the day’s events, please subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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. Alternative housing seeks to build the future in the present, by creating forms of shelter that are driven by democratic governance and the needs of ordinary people, instead of profit. For some,......
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