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The UNITED NATIONS @ 75
Tetet Lauron - April 2020

Comment by Tetet Lauron, in cooperation with Nadja Charaby and Katja Voigt. “The UN was not created to take mankind into paradise, but rather, to save humanity from hell.” -Dag Hammarskjold, UN Secretary General...

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TRANSITION IN TROUBLE?
Sean Sweeney, John Treat and Irene HongPing Shen - March 2020

This new TUED Working Paper explores the current crisis of local, community, and cooperative energy in Europe, where these types of initiatives have made the most progress but now find themselves facing an uncertain future. Authors and...

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THE DEMOCRATS’ SUPER TUESDAY
Ethan Young - 11. März 2020

By Ethan Young. What started with 24 candidates had dwindled to only a handful by Super Tuesday. Now the race is between Biden, the pick of the party’s centrist leadership, and Sanders, an insurgent leftist. After...

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AUSTERITY AND FEMINISM
Cinzia Arruzza - März 2020

In this timely study, Cinzia Arruzza discusses the inherent limitations of the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action and the failure in its implementation due to the persistence of austerity policies. The author...

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THE US-CHINA TRADE WAR
Tobita Chow and Jake Werner - January 2020

As the US-China Trade War has accelerated, the left has lacked consensus on how to analyze and perceive this critical issue. In this timely publication, Tobita Chow and Jake Werner provide essential...

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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

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 potential of this...

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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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NEWS / EVENTS

Reinhold Möller

TRANSITION IN TROUBLE?

This new TUED Working Paper explores the current crisis of local, community, and cooperative energy in Europe, where these types of initiatives have made the most progress but now find themselves facing an uncertain future. Authors and TUED organizers Sean Sweeney, John Treat and Irene HongPing Shen explain what happened, and why. READ MORE

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TRANSITION IN TROUBLE?

This new TUED Working Paper explores the current crisis of local, community, and cooperative energy in Europe, where these types of initiatives have made the most progress but now find themselves facing an uncertain future. Authors and TUED organizers Sean Sweeney, John Treat and Irene HongPing Shen explain what happened, and why. Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) is a multi-partner initiative coordinated by the New York-based International Program for......
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