RIGHT TO WEAPONS. HOW CAN LEFTISTS SUPPORT UKRAINE?

Unions Stand with Ukraine demonstration in London. The left and internationalists must recognize that a front against imperialism is impossible without armed resistance. Russia's invasion in Ukraine is currently the most brazen and cynical imperialist attack in the world. Behind the criticism of arms supplies to Ukraine is the ill-concealed desire to defeat the Ukrainian … Continue reading RIGHT TO WEAPONS. HOW CAN LEFTISTS SUPPORT UKRAINE?

Oleh Sentsov, Olexander Kolchenko and the meaning of solidarity

As filmmaker Oleh Sentsov continues his hunger strike to release all Ukrainian political prisoners, it’s worth thinking about how to expand the field of solidarity. Ukrainian socialist and trade unionist ZAKHAR POPOVYCH writes on  the need to build solidarity with Ukrainian political prisonders. This first appeared on the site of «Sotsialʹnyy rukh» ( Social Movement)  Protest in London … Continue reading Oleh Sentsov, Olexander Kolchenko and the meaning of solidarity

Hugely increased wages – Ukraine’s only way to reduce shadow economy

BY Zakhar Popovych Tax exemptions of exports and funneling oligarchs’ revenues to offshores are the foundation of the Ukrainian economy, which can be clearly seen on the example of Ukraine’s largest iron ore basin A wave of strikes has embraced Ukraine’s largest iron ore basin. May 4, 2017 workers of one mine refused to rise … Continue reading Hugely increased wages – Ukraine’s only way to reduce shadow economy

PROTECTING LIVES, DENAZIFICATION, A GENERAL STRIKE

We publish below the statement of the Left Opposition collective in Ukraine on the war in the east and the steps it believes are needed to bring it to a halt. Posted originally in Ukrainian by gaslo-info on 15 June 2014. Translated by Marko Bojcun  It is necessary above all to protect the inhabitants of populated … Continue reading PROTECTING LIVES, DENAZIFICATION, A GENERAL STRIKE

WHAT COMPROMISE ARE WE PREPARED TO MAKE TO SAVE LIVES IN THE DONBAS?

Zakhar Popovych, member of the Left Opposition, Kyiv Published originally on the website Haslo: http://gaslo.info/?p=5298 Translation by Marko Bojcun Only the lazy aren’t talking about the need to stop the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO). The speediest possible halt to the armed conflict has even become even the official position of the Ukrainian authorities. The issue, however, is … Continue reading WHAT COMPROMISE ARE WE PREPARED TO MAKE TO SAVE LIVES IN THE DONBAS?