Poland Is Building a Border Wall — With EU Complicity
Poland’s murderous attacks on migrants at its border with Belarus haven’t been enough. Now it’s building a “steel curtain” to keep out the victims of a humanitarian crisis created by imperialism. The European Union is on board.
Scott CooperFebruary 3, 2022
The Crushing of Chechnya’s Aspirations for Independence: An Interview with Tony Wood
Phillipe Alcoy interviews historian Tony Wood on the history of Chechnya, the two Chechen-Russian wars, and the ongoing hostility towards Chechens in France and elsewhere.
Tony WoodOctober 30, 2020
Protests Continue in Belarus as Opposition Leader is Abducted
Thousands in Belarus continue to protest the Lukashenko government. The abduction of opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova has exacerbated the crisis.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaSeptember 8, 2020
Amid Corrupt Elections, Strikes and Protests Erupt in Belarus
Belarus’s authoritarian President, Alexander Lukashenko, has ruled the country since 1994. Yet Lukashenko’s regime is coming into question after a potentially rigged election unleashed unprecedented demonstrations that have been joined by a defiant labor movement.
Dima GonskiyAugust 18, 2020
Migrants Held in Limbo in Bosnia, Violence at the Gates of Europe
With the former "Balkan route" closed, more and more refugees are trying to make their way into the EU via Albania, Montenegro and Bosnia.
Joshua EvangelistaNovember 12, 2018
Mass mobilization, political crisis and capitalism in Eastern Europe – Part II
A new period of social unrest has opened up in Eastern Europe. It gives expression to widespread discontent with degrading conditions and disillusionment with not only the political elite, but also – and in extension – the entire process of capitalist restoration.
Philippe AlcoyFebruary 26, 2016
Mass mobilization, political crisis and capitalism in Eastern Europe
Many of the capitalist regimes in Eastern Europe have faced continued instability as they are challenged by mass movements from below. What is the historical background to these struggles and what are the challenges and limits of these movements?
Philippe AlcoyFebruary 9, 2016