Each week, we produce a newsletter that provides a crisp analysis of contemporary developments and the struggles and conflicts of our time, highlights our newly launched publications, and offers a window into the work of left intellectuals and research institutes around the world.

July / 2024

Building a Planet of Peace Is the Only Realistic Thing to Do: The Twenty-Eighth Newsletter (2024)

On Isla Grande, Afro-Colombian residents discuss the urgent need for a sustainable electricity plant. Their efforts echo President Petro’s push for solar energy, with the aim of addressing broader regional goals of sustainable development. Yet, development and climate adaption require funding – funding that is instead going to war, with global military spending nearing $3 trillion annually.
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The Students Will Not Tolerate Hypocrisy: The Eighteenth Newsletter (2024)

From universities to grassroots movements worldwide, young people are fighting back against the complicity in Israel’s genocide of Palestians, setting up encampments and facing repression with resilience. This resistance is rooted in a long tradition to impose clarity upon a world encrusted by compromise, from the movement against apartheid in South Africa to China’s May Fourth Movement.
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