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CLIMATE JUSTICE FROM BELOW
Just Transition Research Collaborative (JTRC) - December 2019

There are many understandings and practices of just transition(s). They range from change at the margins that largely preserves the neoliberal or developmentalist status quo, on one end of the spectrum, to overhaul of existing economic...

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THE BATTLE FOR ANOTHER WORLD
John Feffer - December 2019

The far right is increasingly active globally—at the level of governments, through civil society, and in the digital sphere. Their political parties are cooperating across borders, their anti- democratic actions are undermining the...

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STRONG UNIONS AND COMMUNITIES
Katja Voigt and Aaron Eisenberg - November 2019

The impacts of the climate crisis are getting worse each day. While the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) emphasized in their report about the Global Climate in 2015-2019 that the last five years were the warmest on record, along...

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HOLDING PATTERN
Andrea Levy - October 2019

In this new publication, Coordinating Editor of Canada Dimension Andrea Levy offers a key analysis of the recent election in Canada and its main players, and what do the results mean for the Left in North America. ...

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THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR AS CLASS CONFLICT
Leon Wystrychowski - October 2019

This entry is only available in German. ...

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EXTRACTIVISM AND WOMEN’S RIGHTS
Karolin Seitz - October 2019

The new briefing paper “Extractive Industries and Women’s Rights: Between partnerships and regulation – two diverging ways to tackle the problem at the UN”, published by AWID, DAWN, Global Policy Forum and...

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SOCIALISM REIGNITED IN AMERICA
Moritz Wichmann - August 2019

Moritz Wichmann of neues deutschland gives a nuanced perspective on the rise of the Democratic Socialists of America and what takeaways we can draw from their biannual convention earlier this month....

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BEYOND NAFTA 2.0
Ethan Earle, Manuel Pérez-Rocha, and Scott Sinclair, eds. - July 2019

With ratification of NAFTA 2.0 still up in the air in the U.S. and Canada, a new international report contrasts the deeply flawed agreement with proposals for a more progressive and truly fair trade regime. “Beyond NAFTA 2.0: A Trade...

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VOX: A NEW FAR RIGHT IN SPAIN?
Vicente Rubio-Pueyo - June 2019

For the longest time, Spain seemed like the lucky exception to the new European normalcy: the rise of a new far right consisting of more or less populist forces on the right of the political spectrum. The conservative Partido Popular...

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ROSA REMIX
RLS–NYC - 2016

NEW – in French! Rosa Luxemburg was a shining star of the early socialist movement. As an economist and political theorist, a teacher and public speaker, a comrade and rebel, a revolutionary and martyr of the...

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THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED
Sean Sweeney and John Treat - May 2019

In this timely publication, authors Sean Sweeney and John Treat do away with some of the more persistent myths around energy and emissions trends related to transport. Focusing their analysis on passenger road transport, they make a...

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WHY U.S. TEACHERS ARE ON STRIKE
Kim Kelly - March 2019

Following 20 months of stalled contract negotiations, on January 14 over 30,000 teachers in L.A., the second-largest school system in the country, went out on strike. This milestone protest took special significance not only for its...

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POLITICS AGAINST TRUMPISM
John Nichols - December 2018

“Donald Trump has been framing the narrative of American politics since he launched his bid for the Republican presidential nomination in June 2015. A master of media manipulation who utilizes social media more skillfully than...

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NUCLEAR POWER AND CLIMATE ACTION
Tim Judson - December 2018

New publication by Tim Judson. When nuclear power started to develop into an ever more important source of electric energy during the second half of the twentieth century, there grew widespread optimism regarding the...

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MAPPING JUST TRANSITION(S) TO A LOW-CARBON WORLD
Just Transition Research Collaborative - December 2018

By the Just Transition Research Collaborative. The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), and the University of London Institute in Paris are...

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HOW BOLSONARO CAME TO PASS
Esther Solano Gallego - November 2018

By Esther Solano Gallego.  Jair Bolsonaro won the Brazilian presidential election with more than 55% of the vote. With only eight seconds of television campaign advertising and an unknown party, this result...

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THE NOVEMBER POGROMS, EIGHTY YEARS ON
Michael Brie - November 2018

By Michael Brie. It’s difficult for me to write about it today. I was born in 1954, sixteen years after the pogrom in the night of 9–10 November 1938. And yet I still wake up time and again from nightmares in which...

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THE DEMOCRATS BEFORE THE MIDTERMS
Moritz Wichmann - October 2018

Is there a leftward shift currently taking place in the Democratic Party? Are people in the United States actually moving to the left on an issue-by-issue basis, in spite of the current rightward tilt of all three branches of...

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QUÉBEC SOLIDAIRE’S ELECTORAL BREAKTHROUGH
Roger Rashi - October 2018

By Roger Rashi. Summing up the October 1st provincial election results, Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, co-spokesperson of Québec solidaire, said it best: “the era of the two-party system is finished in Quebec.” Indeed,...

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ROSA LUXEMBURG’S ETHICAL FEMINISM
Drucilla Cornell - July 2018

By Drucilla Cornell. In this essay, Drucilla Cornell discusses the relevance of Rosa Luxemburg’s socialist feminism for our times. Presented as a keynote address at the annual conference of the International Rosa...

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COP25 | UN CLIMATE SUMMIT

International activists are gathered this week in Madrid, Spain, to take part in the twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC). Initially planned to take place in Santiago, Chile, the Climate Change Summit was relocated after Chile dropped as the host country after the Chilean’s people took the streets in...
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