STORIES ABOUT THE RISE OF THE FAR RIGHT | WEBINAR
March 19, 2019 - Worldwide
PeoplesHub and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office are partnering to bring a series of online offering workshops and a circle geared at developing collective understanding of the global rise of the far right and what strategies can be used to battle it at a local level.
On Tuesday, March 19, we will co-host an online PeoplesHub Circle with three guests representing Europe, Brazil, and the U.S. The guests will be discussing the rise of the far right in their local contexts and its relationship with other processes throughout history. They will share stories of how people are combating the far right and organizing for progressive wins while developing solidarity in local communities and on a global level.
9am PT/ 11am CT/ 12pm ET
This event is offered twice in one day so that participants across the country and the world can find a time that works for them.
Douglas Belchoir, Uneafro-Brasil
Andreas Günther, executive director Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung —New York Office
Elandria Williams, former member of Highlander Research and Education Center, PeoplesHub Director of Training, and PeoplesHub Trainer
Sarah van Gelder, a founder of PeoplesHub, and co-founder and columnist at YES! Magazine, where was executive editor for 20 years.
Kazembe Balagun, project manager of United Nations / North America for the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office.
Participants are strongly encouraged to sign up for all the offerings, though this is not a requirement. Sign up here.
These online offerings will be based on readings from Far Right in Government: Six Cases Across Europe.
From November 14-15, 2019, over forty trade unionists, academics, allies, and policy practitioners from Canada, Mexico, and the United States gathered in Erie, Pennsylvania. They gathered to attend “Overcoming Fear: Creating A Trinational Workers Toolkit” hosted by the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung New York Office, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Mexico City Office, The Canadian Steelworkers, and The United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America.
This event emerged out of seven previous......
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