Black people have lived in Europe for centuries, but their experiences in different countries have followed different trajectories. Immigration from the (former) colonies has reshaped French, British, and Dutch society, but the...READ MORE Download Full Text
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s first working paper - Depending on whom you ask, hydraulic fracturing—commonly known as “fracking”—is either the harbinger of a new era of plentiful, cheap, clean energy or...READ MORE Download Full Text
Lou Pingeot and Wolfgang Obenland on R2P. A “peace dividend” was the big hope of many observers of international politics after the end of the Cold War. Envisioning a new era of human rights cooperation no longer...READ MORE Download Full Text
An Interview with Bernd Riexinger - On May 28, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and Jacobin Magazine are hosting a public discussion on the future of the European Left between Bernd Riexinger, co-chair of...READ MORE
By John Nichols - The United States of America is a beacon of opportunity, freedom, and democracy, values long enshrined in the hallowed document of the U.S. Constitution. Or so the story goes. The truth, on the other...READ MORE Download Full Text
Ulrike Herrmann on Free Trade. Americans and Europeans are negotiating a free trade agreement called TTIP. But why? Trade is already ﬂourishing. Meanwhile, the real barrier to trade is not being addressed: currency...READ MORE Download Full Text
By Lou Pingeot – The UN’s use of private military and security companies (PMSCs) is not a technical issue – it is a deeply political one. Although the UN has taken some steps to improve the selection and...READ MORE Download Full Text
By John Hilary - In his second term, President Obama has made trade a key issue on his agenda. He is pushing not one but two large-scale and potentially fateful free trade agreements (FTAs): the Trans-Pacific...READ MORE Download Full Text
From August 1-4 in Briarcliff Manor, NY, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office will bring together 100 influential progressives and leftists from across the United States, Canada, and Europe for an “un-conference” on socialist strategies.
While socialism has a long history in Europe, Canada, and even the United States, in recent decades socialists on both sides of the North Atlantic have found it difficult to fight the neoliberal tide.......
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