With Mobilization of Reservists and Nuclear Threats, Putin Prepares for Prolonged War
Russian President Putin announced the mobilization of 300,000 reservists and raised the threat of nuclear war. The move exposes the political interests behind the war in Ukraine and their geopolitical prospects.
Claudia CinattiSeptember 26, 2022
Mass Arrests in Russia during Nationwide Anti-War Mobilizations
Nationwide protests were called in Russia on Saturday against the war and against Putin’s recent announcement to mobilize reservists. Demonstrators were met with mass arrests.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaSeptember 26, 2022
The Imperialist Role of Weapons to Ukraine — a Debate with Workers’ Voice
The question of sending NATO weapons to the Ukrainian government has divided the Left. What position should leftists take on this issue, and what does a perspective for the national independence of Ukraine look like based on the concrete situation?
Sam CarlinerSeptember 1, 2022
Africa, the War in Ukraine, and European Gas Diplomacy
As a result of the war in Ukraine, Africa is becoming a potential source of energy that could eventually replace Russian fossil fuel exports to the EU. Between the risks of regional conflicts and climate change, the imperialist appetite for Africa has been renewed.
Philippe AlcoyJuly 19, 2022
Western Imperialism Expands with New Military Bases and NATO Members
The NATO summit in Madrid has expanded the alliance’s footprint — a result of the U.S. and European role in the Ukraine war, and a big win for Western imperialism. Workers must use our power to fight the U.S. and NATO agenda, without giving any support to the Putin regime.
Sam CarlinerJuly 1, 2022
Ukraine’s New EU Membership Candidacy Is Mainly a Message to Putin
The candidate status granted by the EU to Ukraine does not automatically mean that it will become a member. But it sends a symbolic message to Putin that his aggression is accelerating the expansion of European imperialism to the East.
Philippe AlcoyJune 25, 2022
Reading Rosa Luxemburg’s ‘Junius Pamphlet’ in Times of War
While she was in prison in 1915, Rosa Luxemburg wrote an underground pamphlet titled The Crisis of German Social Democracy. As war rages in Europe, this text has many important insights for socialists.
Nathaniel FlakinMay 26, 2022
‘Lower the Guns, Raise Wages’: A Day of Strikes and Demonstrations across Italy against the War in Ukraine
Italian rank-and-file unions waged a one-day strike last Friday against the war in Ukraine and for higher wages to counter inflation. It represents a first step in the fight to build a peace movement based on class struggle.
Giacomo TurciMay 24, 2022