On 10 March, 2023, a kangaroo court in the Russian-occupied Ukrainian region of Luhansk sentenced POW Maksym Butkevych, a lifelong Ukrainian human rights activist from the Left, to thirteen years in a high-security prison. Maksym Butkevych was among thousands of peaceful Ukrainians who volunteered for the Armed Forces of Ukraine immediately after Russia’s full-scale invasion … Continue reading FREE MAKSYM BUTKEVYCH!
Solidarity, decency, socialism: in memory of Marko Bojcun
Denys Pilash On March 11th 2023 our friend and comrade of Commons, known political economist, political scientist, labour movement historian and an activist of left-wing movements and solidarity with Ukraine, Marco Bojcun, passed away. He played an important role in keeping the flame of the Ukrainian left alive and in giving it, through emigrants and dissidents, … Continue reading Solidarity, decency, socialism: in memory of Marko Bojcun
The People of Ukraine are fighting, they cannot win without international support!
Our Aid Arrives to help the Education Trade Union in the Armed Forces of Ukraine Ukraine Solidarity Campaign has delivered another vehicle to trade unionists in Ukraine engaged in resistance to the Russian invasion. With money raised in the labour movement, from trade unionists and socialists we obtained a pick up truck in Poland with … Continue reading The People of Ukraine are fighting, they cannot win without international support!
Defend trade unions – expel Russian forces
Oksana Holota says labour rights and social justice are central to the Ukraine we are fighting for Members of the NGPU - Independent Trade Union of Mineworkers of Ukraine Below is a text based on a talk by Oksana Holota of KVPU (Confederation of Free Trade Unions at the Solidarity With Ukraine conference in London on 11th … Continue reading Defend trade unions – expel Russian forces
Labour rights and social justice are central to the Ukraine we are fighting for!
This article by Oksana Holota, representative of the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine and lawyer, is based on a talk she gave at the Solidarity With Ukraine conference in London on 11 March Oksana Holota centre, from Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine Good evening, everyone. I am grateful for the invitation … Continue reading Labour rights and social justice are central to the Ukraine we are fighting for!
Support Ukrainian workers at the front!
DONATE TO AID THE CONFEDERATION OF FREE TRADE UNIONS OF UKRAINE We are raising money to buy a Nissan Pickup 4x4 vehicle for Ukraine’s 80th Brigade, which includes miners, teachers and other activists from the KVPU union federation, the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine. At this crucial point in the war, help us … Continue reading Support Ukrainian workers at the front!
Ukraine, Invasion,Resistance and the Struggle for Freedom
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VICTORY OVER RUSSIA IS A PRIORITY, BUT WE CANNOT BE SILENT ABOUT WORKERS.
Interview with Pavlo Holota of the Independent Union of Mineworkers Pavlo Holota is a leading activist of the NGPU (Independent Trade Union of Mineworkers of Ukraine), which is an affiliate of the KVPU (Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine). The mine where Pavlo was a union leader is in the city of Novovolynsk which … Continue reading VICTORY OVER RUSSIA IS A PRIORITY, BUT WE CANNOT BE SILENT ABOUT WORKERS.
A reply to the Campist supporters of Julia Lauria
Allan Armstrong A reply to the Campist supporters of Julia Lauria editor in chief of Consortium News claims in More Evidence Emerges That US Wanted Russia to Invade This is just a rehash of Putin's propaganda which includes a few half- truths amongst a host of lies, starting with:- Maidan being a US backed ‘coup’. … Continue reading A reply to the Campist supporters of Julia Lauria
AID IN SOLIDARITY ARRIVES THE FRONT
Welsh Labour Member of the Senedd (Parliament of Wales) Mick Antoniw and Alun Davies have delivered a package of aid funded by the labour movement in Wales to the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine affiliated union of miners PRUP. The vehicle and aid is now at the front in Donbas – this is what … Continue reading AID IN SOLIDARITY ARRIVES THE FRONT