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
A delegation from the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign participated in an event hosted by Соціальний рух (Social Movement) in Kyiv on 24 August. The event was chaired by Vitaliy Dudin of Social Movement and Speakers were: Andriy Zdorov (Odesa) and Serhiy Hirík (Kyiv) historians of the Ukrainian socialist movement, and from the UK: Alena Ivanova of … Continue reading International Celebration of Ukraine’s Independence in Kyiv
Ukrainian trade unions and social activists have described as a disgrace a new bill on the simplification of labour relations No. 5371, this attack on workers’ rights is rapidly making its way through the Verkhovna Rada, the parliament in Kyiv. One soldier posted on social media: “While we are miners and metallurgists, teachers and doctors, … Continue reading As Ukrainian Workers Resist Invasion – a new labour law threatens to abolish their rights.
BY Zakhar Popovych of Social Movement To survive, Ukraine has no choice but to win a military victory. Victory over Russia, which is seriously affected by fascism. Russian workers can still prevent the worst-case scenario for their country by challenging Putinism. Whether this will be possible also depends on the mood in Ukraine, namely on … Continue reading VICTORY AND HATRED OF THE ENEMY
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.
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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
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
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