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All content by Karsten Stoeber
A speaker with a red megaphone carrying a blue banner that reads “N.Y.U Adjunct Union A.C.T-U.A.W Local 7902” shouts into a crowd of union workers under the Washington Square Arch. There are people behind the speaker holding other signs.

Guest Essay: Why you should pay attention to the United Auto Workers presidential election

The union that organizes NYU’s graduate student workers and adjunct professors is up for a presidential election, and for the first time ever, they can cast their vote for a socialist autoworker.
Sep 30, 2022

Since Monday, Sept. 26, part-time and adjunct instructors at NYU who are unionized in the ACT-UAW Local 7902 are voting on taking strike action. As the largest and fastest growing...

A close-up image of a blue-and-yellow Ukrainian flag. In the blue part, the word “Ukraine” is written in Ukrainian in yellow text. In the yellow part, the country’s name is written in English in blue text. On the right, a person’s arm extends into the frame. They are wearing a red-and-black flannel.

Guest Essay: The war in Ukraine and the danger of World War III

Oppose Putin’s regime without supporting U.S. imperialism and oppose U.S. imperialism without supporting Putin, IYSSE President Karsten Stoeber writes.
Apr 21, 2022

Karsten Stoeber is the president of the International Youth and Students for Social Equality chapter at NYU. Millions around the world are shocked by the war in Ukraine. The...