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ORGANIZING TRANSFORMATION
Steve Williams - May 2015

At the beginning of 2015, many feel as though we in the United States are at the cusp of a new movement for social transformation. In September 2014, more than 400,000 people—led by poor and working class communities of color on the...

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THE FUTURE OF THE BRICS
Walden Bello - April 2015

Walden Bello, one of the Left’s foremost intellectuals, delivered these remarks on the future of global power at the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung’s New York office. Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—the...

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ROLL BACK LOW WAGES
Sarah Jaffe - March 2015

By Sarah Jaffe. Precarity. If we were to select one word to best describe the most important current trend in the economy of the United States, “precarity” would be a leading candidate. It is now widely accepted...

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THE TRAGEDY OF PARTY COMMUNISM
Michael Brie - March 2015

By Michael Brie. Never in history has a political movement so quickly captured the imagination of so many people and shaped so many societies after its own image as did the twentieth-century party communism founded by...

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CASTING SHADOWS
Kali Akuno - February 2015

By Kali Akuno. “As the South Goes…So Goes the Nation.” W.E.B Du Bois wrote these famous words in Black Reconstruction, linking America’s promise of democracy to the horrendous conditions for Black...

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WHEN PIGS FLY
William M. LeoGrande and Jenny Morín Nenoff - February 2015

By William M. LeoGrande and Jenny Morín Nenoff. It was a real sensation: On 17 December 2014, when the heads of state of Cuba and the United States announced their intention to normalize relations between the two...

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ENERGY DEMOCRACY IN GREECE
Sean Sweeney - January 2015

By Sean Sweeney. January 25, 2015 was a historic day: the people of Greece chose to break with austerity policies. They elected SYRIZA—the Coalition of the Radical Left—as the largest party in parliament, Alexis...

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TPP AND TTIP: PARTNERS IN CRIME
Mike Dolan - January 2015

By Mike Dolan. With the rise of the so-called BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—global capitalism has entered a new stage. For centuries Europe and the United States have dominated the...

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CONFRONTING DEVELOPMENT
Barbara Adams and Kathryn Tobin - December 2014

By Barbara Adams and Kathryn Tobin. In the year 2000, the world’s leaders assembled at the Millennium Summit to affirm their commitment to an ambitious development agenda, later distilled into eight “Millennium...

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THE ULTIMATE IMMIGRANT CITY
Alina Mogilyanskaya - December 2014

By Alina Mogilyanskaya. Starting in January 2015, New York City residents, including more than 500,000 undocumented immigrants, will be able to obtain a municipal identification card. For those immigrants living in...

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RACE TO THE RIGHT?
Ethan Young - November 2014

By Ethan Young. The morning after Election Day 2014, the New York Daily News featured a headline: “Bam Drags Down Dems.” Roughly translated, this means: “President Obama’s declining popularity led to...

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GERMANY’S ENERGIEWENDE
Hans Thie - October 2014

By Hans Thie. There is little chance of preventing catastrophic climate change without replacing fossil fuels (like coal and oil) with renewables like wind and solar. A radical energy transition is needed, and, as the...

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OUR PANELS AT THE LEFT FORUM 2015

At this year’s Left Forum, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office will again be presenting a number of panels on a wide variety of topics: Sat, 05:10pm, Rm. L2.82: Greece vs. Germany: The Battle for Europe’s Future Portrayed as a “David vs. Goliath” story in the media, the continued drama between Greece and Germany has swept across the world. How does this...
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OUR PANELS AT THE LEFT FORUM 2015

At this year’s Left Forum, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office will again be presenting a number of panels on a wide variety of topics: Sat, 05:10pm, Rm. L2.82: Greece vs. Germany: The Battle for Europe’s Future Portrayed as a “David vs. Goliath” story in the media, the continued drama between Greece and Germany has swept across the world. How does this narrative impact international left solidarity and SYRIZA’s fight against the......
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