By Prof. Gilbert Achcar on whether Russia & Ukraine can negotiate end to war https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVAWxwMJARk&t=7s
By Marko Bojcun As we go into the new year it is necessary to challenge once again the sophisticated Russia‐led campaign that this war is somehow between two equal belligerents. Allegedly they are made equal by NATO's military support for Ukraine and Ukraine is entirely the pawn of the USA. It falls into line with … Continue reading WAR AND RESISTANCE REPORT NUMBER 10
A vehicle for use by the Ukrainian resistance, packed with vital aid for winter warfare has just been delivered to the Ukrainian city of Lviv. The aid and vehicle is now in the front in Donbas, East Ukraine. The package of aid was funded by the labour and trade union movement in Wales, organised and … Continue reading Labour Movement Aid Delivered to Ukrainian Resistance
Left-wing Democrats need to stand up for international law Paul Mason Imagine an alt-history of the Spanish Civil War where, after some initial reversals, the anti-fascist side starts winning. They drive back Franco’s armies largely because France, Britain and the USA reject “non-intervention” and send in heavy weapons, offsetting the support coming from Hitler and … Continue reading Ukraine: Which Side Are You On?
ByAlena Ivanova As millions of Ukrainians suffer power cuts, Alena Ivanova reports on a recent visit to Kyiv where, despite an imbalance between military and workers’ rights, the need for financial and moral support remains vital The war in Ukraine continues to dominate headlines, with Ukraine’s counter-offensive and Putin’s nuclear threats especially prominent. While the focus is … Continue reading Solidarity vital to expel Russia
By Mick Antoniw Labour MS for Pontypridd. As the winter approaches, the war in Ukraine resulting from Russia’s illegal invasion begins a new phase, which will surely test the solidarity of the West and Europe and all those countries supporting Ukraine. It will also severely test Putin and his cohort of supporters in the Kremlin … Continue reading Ukraine battered but pushing back against Putin
Lately, in the West, the sentiment on the prospects of a peaceful end to the war imposed on the Ukrainian people is heard more and more often. But are such negotiations possible, and who will benefit from them? And does Putin actually want peace? Ukrainian leftists Denys Bondar and Zakhar Popovych provided their take on … Continue reading THE LEFT VIEW ON THE PROSPECTS OF PEACE NEGOTIATIONS
You can’t win a war without a war economy By Paul Mason During the past three months, miners in Volyn have protested against what their leaders allege is management corruption. Nurses in Ivanovo Frankovsk have protested against unpaid wages. At the Lviv academy of Typography students demonstrated against the institution’s closure, as what they say is part of a World Bank-funded … Continue reading Ukraine: A Left-wing Theory of Victory?
Nataliya Levytska deputy chairperson of the Independent Mineworkers Union of Ukraine. Nataliya Levytska is deputy chairperson of the Independent Mineworkers Union of Ukraine represented the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU) at the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) World Congress,in Australia. During her visit she spoke with Green Left about the situation of Ukrainian … Continue reading ‘Please stand with Ukraine and help us win this war’
BUT BRITISH TUC BACKS RUSSIAN PRO-WAR PUPPETS AT ITUC WORLD CONGRESS The ITUC — the world’s largest global trade union confederation, with 331 affiliated organisations in more than 160 countries has started its —fifth world congress in Melbourne, Australia. In a motion to the ITUC , the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU), … Continue reading UKRAINIAN UNIONS CALL ON THE ITUC TO EXPEL PUTIN’S PUPPET RUSSIAN TRADE UNIONS