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RUSSIAN REVOLUTION AND CPUSA
James R. Barrett - November 2017

By James R. Barrett. It is difficult in retrospect to convey the full significance of the Bolshevik Revolution. It marked an enormous expansion of possibilities, welcomed not only by revolutionaries in the US and...

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PREPARING A PUBLIC PATHWAY
Sean Sweeney and John Treat - November 2017

By Sean Sweeney and John Treat. Contrary to a popular narrative, the era of fossil fuels is not over yet. As the last Trade Unions for Energy Democracy Working Paper, “Energy Transition: Are We Winning?,”...

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DONALD TRUMP’S DANGEROUSLY COHERENT AGENDA
John Nichols - October 2017

By John Nichols. Amidst the surreal and hyper-rapid churning of Donald Trump’s America, it can be difficult to grasp what is clownish spectacle and what is deadly serious. Is his latest Tweet a flight of fancy, a...

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TOWARD GLOBAL REGULATION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND BUSINESS
Treaty Alliance Germany - September 2017

In June 2014, the UN Human Rights Council adopted a historic resolution, initiated by Ecuador and South Africa, to establish an intergovernmental working group that will elaborate a legally binding instrument to regulate the activities...

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OF FOXES AND CHICKENS
James A. Paul - August 2017

By James A. Paul. When the United Nations was founded over seventy years ago, the victorious Allies saw it as the capstone of the postwar order. This new organization would work to keep the peace that had been achieved...

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NO FAR RIGHT: REPORTING BACK
RLS–NYC - August 2017

By RLS–NYC. From June 15-18, 2017, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office held a retreat in Stony Point, New York. The goal of the retreat was to identify the array of rising far right formations across North...

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“CARRYING ON” IN UNCERTAIN TIMES
Institute for Critical Social Analysis - July 2017

By Michael Brie. Germany’s Bundestag elections are a mere two months away and one thing is certain: unlike many other European Union countries, in Germany all signs point to continuity. During and after the 2008...

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PARIS IS BURNING
James P. Hare - June 2017

By James P. Hare. With Trump’s decision to formally withdraw from the Paris Agreement, he has put an end to months of apparent indecision. This withdrawal does not dissolve the agreement, which still includes nearly...

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ROSA REMIX
RLS–NYC - September 2016

New book on the life and legacy of Rosa Luxemburg. 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...

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100 DAYS OF TRUMP
Ethan Young - April 2017

By Ethan Young. Having now had 100 days in which to judge the Trump presidency, let me be as blunt as possible: There is not a single redeemable feature in the man or his administration. Any claim that suggests...

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DOMESTIC WORKERS ORGANIZING
Jennifer Fish - March 2017

By Jennifer Fish. Precarity is on the rise. Low-wage service jobs have seen a significant surge in the last years, and domestic work has become one of the largest sectors of employment in the global economy. And these...

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CLOSING THE GENDER GAP
Barbara Adams and Karen Judd - February 2017

By Barbara Adams and Karen Judd. Almost 22 years have passed since the Fourth World Conference on Women was held in Beijing, marking a turning point for women’s rights activists around the world. For many, the...

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MAPPING THE CANADIAN LEFT
Andrea Levy and Corvin Russell - February 2017

By Andrea Levy and Corvin Russell. Canada has an international reputation for being friendly. Its foreign policy seems to be rooted in cooperation and human rights while social-democratic policies and values reign at...

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THE LONG STRUGGLE OF THE AMAZON EMPLOYEES
Jörn Boewe and Johannes Schulten - January 2017

By Jörn Boewe and Johannes Schulten. For more than three years, including over 100 days on strike, Amazon’s employees in Germany have been fighting for a collective agreement. Although they haven’t won yet, their...

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TRUMP AND AMERICAN DECLINE
Vijay Prashad - January 2017

By Vijay Prashad. Reactions to Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States oscillate between great trepidation and great mockery. Will Donald Trump do something outlandish—something with terrible...

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ENERGY TRANSITION: ARE WE WINNING?
Sean Sweeney and John Treat - January 2017

Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s ninth working paper. In the wake of climate-change-denier Donald Trump’s election, there is not much optimism among those fighting against catastrophic climate change. It seems...

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DONALD TRUMP AND THE RISE OF THE NATIONALIST RIGHT
C. Kilpatrick, L. Spence, L. Featherstone, E. Young - November 2016

By C. Kilpatrick, L. Spence, L. Featherstone, and E. Young. We are witnessing a tidal change, and it will not be for the better. Right-wing nationalist populism continues to rise throughout the Western world. With the...

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UP FROM DEVELOPMENT
Rohan D. Mathews with Susana Barria & Ashim Roy - November 2016

By Rohan D. Mathews, Susana Barria, and Ashim Roy. It is a cruelly ironic aspect of the climate crisis that those countries that have contributed the least greenhouse gas emissions are facing the greatest impacts. This...

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CRASHING THE PARTY
John Nichols - October 2016

By John Nichols – The closest commentator that the contemporary United States has to Mark Twain, satirist and television host Bill Maher, surveyed the sorry state of American politics midway through the 2016 election...

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BUILDING WORKER-TO-WORKER SOLIDARITY
David Bacon - September 2016

By David Bacon. At our annual tri-national labor gathering, progressive unions and other labor organizations from the United States, Canada, and Mexico come together to discuss and collaborate on international...

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American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raising their fists during the 1968 Olympics. (Photo: Angelo Cozzi)

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RSVP here PROGRAM 9:30 AM | Welcome Notes 9:45 AM-11:15 AM | Exploitation - Refusal to Participate: African...
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American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raising their fists during the 1968 Olympics. (Photo: Angelo Cozzi)

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RSVP here.  PROGRAM 9:30 AM | Welcome Notes 9:45 AM-11:15 AM | Exploitation – Refusal to Participate: African Americans and the Proposed Olympic Boycott, 1934-1935 Stanley Arnold, Associate Professor, Department of History, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois – A Consideration of Sporting Boycotts: Scotland, South Africa, and the 1986 Commonwealth Games Fiona Skillen, Lecturer in Sport and Event Management, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland Matt McDowell, Lecturer in Sport Policy, Management, and International Development, Moray House School of Education,......
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