Mohan Sen I only made the second half of the Stop the War Coalition (STWC) trade union conference on 21 January, but I think I got a pretty good sense of the event’s politics. It was broadly what I expected. What was said about opposing war and militarism in general, and increased militarisation and military … Continue reading The Stop the War trade union conference and Ukraine
Dan Katz German chancellor Olaf Scholz Much of the British far left — groups such as the Communist Party,Socialist Worker, and Socialist Appeal — see the Russian invasion of Ukraine as a war between NATO and Russia, fought on Ukrainian soil. They argue that the US and NATO provoked Russia, in order to isolate Russia and … Continue reading Putin can be defeated
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?
This is a 1939 moment, says Pete Duncan, in surveying Ukraine’s continuing agony as Putin’s war crimes mount Ukrainian soldiers greeted by liberated civilians in Kharkiv oblast We may not see as much on television of the destruction and loss of life as we did in February, when Putin invaded Ukraine from north, east and south … Continue reading Support Ukraine’s people!
BY TARAS BILOUS Two months ago, when I wrote “A Letter to the Western Left from Kyiv,” I hoped that the shock of the Russian invasion and the voices of the Ukrainian left would push Western leftists to reconsider their approach. Unfortunately, too many of them have failed to do so. In their analyses of … Continue reading Self-Determination and the War in Ukraine
Appeal from the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine To:ITUC affiliated organizationsIndustriAll GU affiliated organizationsEI affiliated organizationsIUF affiliated organizations Stop the war and the genocide in Ukraine Dear Brothers and Sisters,The Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine calls you to take all possibleactions to stop the genocide of the Ukrainian people and to … Continue reading Stop the war and the genocide in Ukraine