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Global Solidarity

Post Rosa: Letters Against Barbarism

Post Rosa: Letters Against Barbarism is a collection of letter exchanges in conversation with Rosa Luxemburg, in the year of her 150th anniversary. Twenty “Luxemburgians” from across the globe engage in vivid correspondence, with reference to and reflections about Luxemburg and the times we live in, as understood through their own bodies and geopolitical locations, […]

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Transatlantic Left Voices

Can Rosa Luxemburg Help Us Understand Racialized Capitalism?

Does the work of Rosa Luxemburg speak to the political issues of our time? Her lifeworld was defined by the horizons of a socialist movement in which issues of race and racism were either ignored or viewed as secondary to the class struggle. But the multidimensionality of Luxemburg’s life and work has a way of speaking to us across the historical barriers. Can her work help us understand the nature of racialized capitalism?

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History from Below

Rosa Luxemburg: A Revolutionary Marxist at the Limits of Marxism

This book analyses the development of Rosa Luxemburg (1871–1919) as an outstanding Marxist thinker and socialist politician in the era of imperialism and revolution. Identifying the driving force behind Luxemburg’s development as the deep unity between her passionate, emphatic life and her political and theoretical work, the authors retrace the inner dynamics of its different […]

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Global Solidarity

Video: In Spite of Everything and Anything

To mark Rosa Luxemburg’s 150th birthday on March 5, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung – New York Office and MADRE hosted an online event that brought together indigenous women leaders and scholars of Rosa Luxemburg to understand Rosa’s continuing impact on women around the world. Rosa Luxemburg famously wrote: “I want to affect people like a clap […]

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History from Below

Rosa Remix: Book on the Life and Legacy of Rosa Luxemburg

In the Fall of 2016, our office held a conference at the New School and co-hosted with Verso Books to which we invited a mixture of academics, journalists, and activists to discuss Rosa Luxemburg’s theoretical work and how it may contribute to current discussions taking place on the Left. The contributions of our invited speakers were so good that we decided to turn them into a book.

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