Ukraine on the World Chessboard
Historically, Ukraine has been strategically important in the confrontation between Russia, the United States, and NATO. Today, as Russia mobilizes its troops to the Ukrainian border, the drums of war are beating. But will Russia invade? This article analyzes the situation from the beginning, addressing the various dimensions of a conflict that is much more complex than it appears, as well as the strategic views of each competing power.
Santiago MontagJanuary 15, 2022
The Movement to Shut Down Red Hill Forced a Concession from the U.S. Navy. The Fight Continues.
The U.S. Navy has made a first concession to the demands of the movement to shut down Red Hill. Water protectors understand that their fight must continue. The larger climate movement, the working class, and oppressed people must maintain solidarity.
Sam CarlinerJanuary 12, 2022
The Conflict between Russia and Ukraine Is Neither Bluff nor Ultimatum
Moscow is amassing 100,000 troops on its border with Ukraine, whose government is seeking to lean on NATO to counter Putin. But even if Russian military intervention is central to that country’s defense, it is a very risky option. Are we one step away from war?
Philippe AlcoyJanuary 1, 2022
Where Is China Going? A Review of Two Opposing Views
The United States is escalating its provocations against China. To understand the rivalry between the two countries, we have to understand their class nature. In the case of China, the debate over its social and economic form is far from settled. This article discusses two recent books that take quite different positions on this question.
Esteban MercatanteDecember 15, 2021
Biden’s “Summit for Democracy”: A Geopolitical Maneuver by U.S. Imperialism
The United States summoned its main allies to a virtual “summit” to discuss authoritarianism, corruption, and human rights. It’s all a cynical geopolitical maneuver aimed at two important U.S. competitors: China and Russia.
Santiago MontagDecember 10, 2021
The U.S. Navy Poisoned Hawaii’s Water — and Covered It Up
In the latest instance of military pollution and cover-ups, the U.S. Navy has been leaking jet fuel into drinking water in Honolulu. The environmental movement must stand with victims of climate imperialism.
Sam CarlinerDecember 9, 2021
Chilean Right-Wing Presidential Candidate Kast Visits the United States to Win the Backing of Imperialism
José Antonio Kast, a candidate for president of Chile in the final round of elections on December 19, is visiting the United States to convince Big Business in the belly of the imperialist beast to back his ultra-right program.
Yuri PeñaDecember 1, 2021
U.S. Submarine Deal with Australia Another Provocative Step Against China
The U.S. has agreed to export nuclear submarines to Australia. The move is a huge blow to France, which will lose a huge contract signed in 2016, and is a yet another provocative step against China.
Juan ChingoSeptember 17, 2021
Twenty Years Since 9/11: A Legacy of Attacks on Civil Liberties and Human Rights
On the anniversary of 9/11, we look back at how the attacks were a cover for a broad assault on civil liberties and human and political rights in the United States and abroad.
Scott CooperSeptember 11, 2021