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Joe Biden: A Winner as Loser
Ingar Solty - November 6, 2020

I Joe Biden has most likely won the election for the 46th President of the United States of America. He won Michigan and Wisconsin, may as well win and flip the state of Georgia and the state of Pennsylvania, which Trump must win to...

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Toward A Progressive Democratic Party
Moritz Wichmann - October 2020

Bernie Sanders did not win the primary, but the progressive revolt within the Democratic Party continues. Much has been written about the reasons Sanders lost his second bid to become the Democratic Presidential nominee, but the fact...

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Climate Change Displacement Map of New York City
Aurash Khawarzad - October 2020

The New York City Climate Change Displacement Map is a large-format poster with information about two of the greatest contributors to the displacement of communities in New York City—climate change and gentrification. The map of all...

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Remembering Elandria Williams
- September 24, 2020

Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung is shocked and devastated by the news of the sudden passing of our dear friend, long-time partner and comrade Elandria Williams. Elandria became a partner of our office early in its work. She participated in our...

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Suppressing Democracy
James P. Hare - August 2020

The State of Georgia set out to conduct a primary election during a global pandemic. June 9, 2020, Election Day, did not go well. From absentee ballots that were never delivered, to inoperable voting machines, to hours long...

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Brazil Under Bolsanaro
Verena Glass - June 2020

In Brazil, while president Jair Bolsonaro boycotts all efforts to fight the spread of novel coronavirus, popular movements are getting organized to help the most  vulnerable part of the population. In the global context of...

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Poetry as a Way of Living
Mayra A. Rodríguez Castro, Maria Theresia Starzmann - May 2020

This spring, before the world was turned upside down as result of the global health emergency, Audre Lorde’s memory was to be inscribed onto the cityscape of Berlin. A citizens’ initiative had successfully called for the...

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Unlearning: From Degrowth to Decolonization
Jamie Tyberg - May 2020

In Unlearning: From Degrowth to Decolonization, Jamie Tyberg makes a timely intervention into the degrowth discussions, reorienting degrowth as a means to an end, that end being decolonization. Through the lens of the Green...

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Brazil in Intensive Care
Jorge Pereira Filho - May 2020

By Jorge Pereira Filho (Rosa Luxemburg Foundation) Brazilian democracy is on mechanical ventilation. While Covid-19 spreads through the country’s most impoverished areas, shamelessly exposing the bleak...

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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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EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES AND VIOLATION OF 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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Everybody Move! Race, Mobility and Transit

In the wake of the George Floyd protests, access to quality public transportation, mobility and racial justice have intersected in profound ways. While the car remains a symbol of individual freedom in the United States, for African Americans the reverse is true. Black motorists are more likely to be pulled over by the police than white motorists, increasing the likelihood of violent...
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