Ukraine: Which Side Are You On?

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?

Ukraine: A Left-wing Theory of Victory?

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?

Solidarity with the workers and minorities of Ukraine!

Fact Finding Delegation Underway in Ukraine Julie Ward former MEP and Nina Kozlovskaya urse a nurse who leads a movement of 78k nurses and care workers A delegation of solidarity from the left in the UK is underway in Ukraine. We copy their press release below. The delegations has already met with activists of the … Continue reading Solidarity with the workers and minorities of Ukraine!

Russian-Ukraine: who is the aggressor?

A reply to Stop The War’s Andrew Murray by Paul Mason Russia is pouring military hardware into Crimea and its border with Ukraine “We have nowhere further to retreat,” Vladimir Putin says told his generals today. “Do they really think we’ll sit idly as they create threats against us?” With Russia massing troops on Ukraine’s borders, triggering … Continue reading Russian-Ukraine: who is the aggressor?