WITH THE RESISTENCE OF THE UKRAINIAN PEOPLE FOR ITS VICTORY AGAINST THE AGGRESSION

As in the days of the Vietnamese people's liberation struggle, we have always been on the side of the oppressed and aggressed peoples, whether by the United States (and its NATO allies) or by the USSR (and its Warsaw Pact allies).We are aware that, crossing the various oceans and continents, the struggle for national and social … Continue reading WITH THE RESISTENCE OF THE UKRAINIAN PEOPLE FOR ITS VICTORY AGAINST THE AGGRESSION

NO to NATO, or the identity crisis of the Spanish left

Elisa Moros  The terrible images reaching us after the withdrawal of Russian troops from the Kyiv region reveal the scope of the Russian offensive. These images force political leaders to unanimously condemn Putin's attack on Ukraine, including Putin’s natural allies (the far-right). In this context, some of the most radical among us feel the need … Continue reading NO to NATO, or the identity crisis of the Spanish left

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

Stop the War Coalition hypocrisy on Ukraine & Syria

Peter Tatchell  Two weeks before the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as President Putin massed over 130,000 troops on the country’s borders, Stop the War Coalition (StWC) convened an emergency public meeting ”No war in Ukraine: Stop NATO expansion.” The advance publicity condemned "NATO’s nuclear warmongering and interventionist agenda.” It accused the British and US governments … Continue reading Stop the War Coalition hypocrisy on Ukraine & Syria

EVERYTHING FOR THE FRONT, EVERYTHING FOR WINNING!

Volunteers of Black Flag in Kyiv On February 22, on the eve of the war, we outlined two scenarios of a semi-colonial country's struggle for independence following a formula drawn by Mao Zedong. So on February 24, these scenarios changed places. Since Putin declared war on Ukraine, we are dealing with the following option: "In … Continue reading EVERYTHING FOR THE FRONT, EVERYTHING FOR WINNING!

Ukraine and the future of “anti-imperialism”

by Junius Introduction by Oaklandsocialist: Although it is tiny and with hardly any influence, is a mistake to ignore those on the left who call themselves “anti-imperialists”. It’s an even bigger mistake to make gentle concessions to them. Now, after almost all of them scoffed at the idea that Putin was going to order an invasion, … Continue reading Ukraine and the future of “anti-imperialism”

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