War in Ukraine
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 FreemanMarch 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 VoiceMarch 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 VergaraMarch 16, 2023
Dossier: One Year of a Reactionary War in Ukraine
With the aim of developing an international perspective for working class intervention against the reactionary war in Ukraine, we publish this dossier. These articles engage with some of the key debates the war has opened on the Left, analysis on how the geopolitical crisis is developing, and the positions of our international tendency: the Trotskyist Fraction - Fourth International.
Left VoiceMarch 5, 2023
Ukraine: One Year of a Reactionary War
Beyond the sloganeering from some about “freedom and democracy,” and from others about the struggle against “Ukrainian Nazism,” this war is decidedly not one of the workers and popular classes. After a year of debate in characterizing the war, French international analyst Philippe Alcoy articulates an anti-imperialist and class-independent position.
Philippe AlcoyFebruary 28, 2023
One Year of the War in Ukraine: A Socialist Perspective
One year after the start of the war in Ukraine, it is necessary to return to the political debates that divide the international Left, in the face of a strategic conflict that represents the confrontation between large powers in the heart of Europe.
Claudia CinattiFebruary 27, 2023
Five Theses on the War in Ukraine
The outbreak of the war in European territory a year ago has animated key debates on the left. Here, we go back to some of our central conclusions on the war and the necessity for the working class to chart an independent path forward.
Sou MiFebruary 27, 2023
No to NATO Tanks in Ukraine, Let’s Fight the Escalation!
Left Voice and our comrades in Germany issue a joint statement against NATO sending tanks to Ukraine. We call on the working class to organize against this reactionary war which continues to escalate.
Left VoiceJanuary 31, 2023
With the NDAA, Biden Advances Towards Greater Conflict with Russia and China
Biden is doubling down on his pursuit of great power conflict with Russia and China. The international working class will suffer if we don’t exploit the weaknesses in U.S. imperialism.
Sam CarlinerDecember 23, 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