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ROLL BACK LOW WAGES
Sarah Jaffe - March 2015

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 that America’s middle class is...

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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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MAPPING SOCIALIST STRATEGIES
RLS–NYC - September 2014

In the first days of August, 2014, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office brought together one hundred influential leftists and progressives from across the United States, Canada, and Europe for an “un-conference” on...

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CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE GREAT INACTION
Sean Sweeney - September 2014

By Sean Sweeney. For decades now, the world’s governments have met with the stated goal of meeting the challenge of climate change with a global treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Years of talks have failed...

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INDIGENOUS WOMEN ENGAGING THE UN

From April 19-24, 2015, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and MADRE will host a delegation of 12 Indigenous women leaders from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and North America during the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII). The goal is to support Indigenous women in their...
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INDIGENOUS WOMEN ENGAGING THE UN

From April 19-24, 2015, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and MADRE will host a delegation of 12 Indigenous women leaders from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and North America during the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII). The goal is to support Indigenous women in their advocacy work at the United Nations, in particular regarding their efforts to shape discussions on climate change from a gender perspective.......
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