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War in Ukraine

Another NATO Summit Will Bring Nothing but Insecurity

As NATO leaders smile, shake hands, and talk of “security,” workers and Leftists must be clear that all these imperialists bring us is insecurity and death.

Samuel Karlin

July 9, 2023

Ukraine Is Not Vietnam

What is the class character of the war in Ukraine? Some socialists see it as a war of national liberation against Russian “imperialism,” and so they support the Ukrainian side. But this leads them to align with Western imperialism. Socialists need an independent position.

Nathaniel Flakin

July 1, 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

Neither NATO Nor Putin: An Anti-war Program for an Anti-war Protest

The following is a flier that Left Voice distributed at the March 18 rally in DC with the anti-war program we believe we must all take up.

Left Voice

March 19, 2023

Understanding the Global Context of the Ukrainian Conflict: A Response to Our Critics

The 2022 invasion of Ukraine and the massive rearmament of Europe that followed mark a new stage in a growing conflict that has become a proxy war between the imperialist states of the US and NATO on one side, and an emerging alliance between Russia and China on the other. While some on the Left see this new pole of Russia and China as a check against US imperialism, neither country is anti-imperialist, and neither has anything progressive to offer working people.

Jimena Vergara

March 16, 2023