Across the globe, far-right politicians have risen to the highest ranks of world power. Our new book takes a closer look at six case studies—Hungary, Poland, Turkey, Denmark, Norway, and Austria—to understand what the far right has done to make such headway in recent years.
We hope these analyses will provide the democratic left with insights to help fight the rise of these authoritarian forces, in Europe and elsewhere.
RLS–NYC will welcome a delegation of activists from the Global Platform for the Right to the City to meet with local housing rights groups and community-based organizations in East Harlem and the Bronx to discuss shared strategies on framing local and global responses to the crisis of affordable housing.
RLS–NYC co-hosted the international conference "Two Minutes to Midnight: How Do We Move from Geopolitical Conflict to Nuclear Abolition?," featuring presentations by Noam Chomsky, Medea Benjamin, Daniel Ellsberg, and many more.
Videos from the live streaming are available on our website. You can also watch the keynote address by Prof. Chomsky on our YouTube channel.
Check out the photos from the meetings recently convened by the Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) network to discuss possible pathways toward a renewable energy system under public control and strategies for making a Just Transition a top priority for unions worldwide.
RLS–NYC AT THE LEFT FORUM 2018
The Left Forum—the largest annual leftist gathering in North America—took place from June 1-3 in New York City, and RLS–NYC was there again, bringing together alternative political voices from across North America and Europe.
For photos and to find out more about our panels at the LF2018, visit Flickr.
RLS–NYC AT THE HISTORICAL MATERIALISM CONFERENCE
In May, RLS–NYC took part in the HM conference in Montréal, hosting a panel on Before Post-Capitalism featuring Michael Brie (RLS-Berlin), Harmony Goldberg (Grassroots Policy Project), and Ethan Young (Left Labor Project). We also co-sponsored a panel on Political Parties and their Transition Strategies with MdB Lorenz Gösta Beutin (Die Linke), and one on The Socialism of K. Polanyi.