The people of Ukraine have been facing hard challenges, yet they have proven their ability to fight for the right to decide on their own fate, and their determination to defend the country and to end the war as soon as possible. The authorities and representatives of market-fundamentalist ideology, together with big business, keep pushing … Continue reading Ukrainian Democratic Socialists Stand on the War and Future of Ukraine
Ukraine: making a war of liberation
Interview with Vladyslav Starodubtsev Vladyslav Starodubtsev, an activist of the socialist organisation Sotsialniy Rukh (Social Movement) in Ukraine, spoke to Tom Harris. TH: The war has shifted focus towards the Donbas. What does the shift signify about the course of the war? How does it change the day-to-day experience of the war? And what kind of … Continue reading Ukraine: making a war of liberation
Stand with Ukraine and its labour movement: a letter to UCU Congress delegates and activists
From Denis Pilash, political scientist at Kyiv National University and activist in Ukrainian socialist organisation Sotsialniy Rukh (Social Movement), and Rhian Keyse, Birkbeck UCU and incoming UCU NEC member Dear comrades, At its Congress this week, UCU has the opportunity to take a strong stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine and its labour … Continue reading Stand with Ukraine and its labour movement: a letter to UCU Congress delegates and activists
Ukraine today is fighting for its existence and its future.
Україна сьогодні веде боротьбу за своє існування і своє майбутнє. Ukraine today is fighting for its existence and its future. Thousands of lives and millions of broken destinies are the price that the people of Ukraine have already paid in the war with Russia and for the right to self-determination. Bloody battles with Russian invaders … Continue reading Ukraine today is fighting for its existence and its future.
London Stands With Ukraine
SATURDAY 26 March AT 13:00 113 Park Lane, London, W1K 7AJ, United Kingdom Join the left and labour movement bloc on the London Stands with Ukraine demo this Saturday 26 March. Meet 1pm outside Aston Martin on 113 Park Lane.
SUPPORT DEMOCRATIC LEFT IN UKRAINE!
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STATEMEMT ON THE BAN ON SOME PARTIES
Recently, the National Defence and Security Council decided for the temporary suspensions of the activities of a number of Ukrainian political parties. The list includes both major opposition parties and less known ones that use words ‘progressive’, ‘left’ or ‘socialist’ in their names. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky accused them of “connections with Russia” not … Continue reading STATEMEMT ON THE BAN ON SOME PARTIES
RESIST RUSSIA! DEFEND WORKERS RIGHTS
VETO PROJECT 7160! PROTECT WORKING PEOPLE! A draft law has been placed before the Parliament of Ukraine which would make a sweeping attack on workers rights. At a time when Ukrainian trade unions and the wider working people are mobilised in popular resistance and organisation of mutual aid it is a slap in the face to … Continue reading RESIST RUSSIA! DEFEND WORKERS RIGHTS
The Left in the West Must Rethink
Notes on the war from Kyiv -- a conversation with Taras Bilous Resistance Volunteers in Ukraine “If leftists continue to blame NATO for the Russian invasion, they only show that they have not grasped the changed situation,” says Taras Bilous. The editor of the left-wing Ukrainian magazine Commons wrote a letter to the left in the West shortly after … Continue reading The Left in the West Must Rethink