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#AllThatsLeftPod: Two Years of War in Ukraine

On this episode of the podcast, we discuss the war in Ukraine after two years, and the continued need for an independent, working-class solution.

Left Voice

February 24, 2024

Stalemate in Ukraine

The Ukrainian counteroffensive has failed, but Russia cannot reverse the balance of power. Pessimism is setting in among Kyiv’s allies, who are wondering what strategy to adopt.

Philippe Alcoy

January 10, 2024

Notes on the International Situation

A Convulsive New Phase of the Crisis of Neoliberalism — A Document for the Left Voice Congress

Left Voice

October 1, 2023

China’s Rise, ‘Diminished Dependency,’ and Imperialism in Times of World Disorder

In this broad-ranging interview, originally published in LINKS, Trotskyist Fraction member Esteban Mercatante discusses how recent global shifts in processes of capital accumulation have contributed to China’s rise, the new (and old) mechanisms big powers use to plunder the Global South, and its implications for anti-imperialist and working-class struggles today.

Esteban Mercatante

September 22, 2023

The Wagner Group Mutiny Shows Weaknesses in Putin’s Regime

The theatrical mutiny staged by oligarch-turned-warlord Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the Wagner group, was short-lived but damaging for Putin’s regime.

Claudia Cinatti

June 30, 2023

The Ukrainian Counteroffensive: What Happens Next?

The long-awaited Ukrainian counteroffensive seems to be underway, but the chances that it will profoundly change the fate of the war are looking slim. Is this the last step before negotiations begin or simply a continuation of the war?

Philippe Alcoy

June 21, 2023

Who Is Behind the Reactionary Attack on the Kakhovka Dam in Ukraine?

Since the destruction of the Nova Kakhovka dam on June 6, Russia and Ukraine have been playing a game of mutual recrimination (without proof). As with the Nord Stream pipeline sabotage, no confidence can be placed in either side’s statements. Only one thing is certain: this is a disaster for civilians.

Philippe Alcoy

June 15, 2023

Pentagon Leak Damages U.S. Power and Exposes Its Role in Ukraine

The leak of secret documents from the Pentagon and other U.S. agencies has revealed the role of the U.S. and NATO in the war in Ukraine. But it also undermines U.S. power by showing the world how the country’s intelligence agencies have failed.

Claudia Cinatti

April 14, 2023

What’s Behind Xi Jinping’s Visit to Moscow?

Chinese president Xi Jinping has visited Moscow for the first time since the beginning of the Ukraine war, in an effort to strengthen trade relations between the two countries.

Madeleine Freeman

March 23, 2023