War in Ukraine
Geopolitical Tensions Increase amid Growing Economic and Political Crises
The compounding economic crises and trend toward greater political, trade, and military confrontations between world powers expose the imperialist epoch as one of crises, wars, and revolutions.
Sou MiAugust 21, 2022
NATO and Imperialist Military Expansionism
As its recent summit made clear, NATO cannot play a “democratic” or “progressive” role internationally.
Josefina L. MartínezJuly 17, 2022
Socialists Should Not Support Imperialist Weapons Shipments to the Ukrainian Government
As war rages in Ukraine, NATO countries are sending billions of dollars’ worth of weapons to the Zelenskyy government. These weapons shipments are incredibly popular in Western countries — even among a sector of the Left.
Nathaniel FlakinApril 2, 2022
Prospects for the War One Month after Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
The war in Ukraine has opened a panorama of crisis unprecedented in recent decades. It is necessary to confront this reactionary war by opposing both the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the warlike policy of NATO, from an anti-imperialist and internationalist perspective.
Claudia CinattiMarch 31, 2022
Once Again on the Debates Regarding the War in Ukraine
It has been more than a month since the start of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. What should an independent political position of internationalist revolutionary socialists consist of?
Matías MaielloMarch 31, 2022
Militarism, Imperialism, and Self-Determination: Marxist Debates on the War
During World War I, the Marxist movement had a rich debate on the questions of militarism, imperialism, and self-determination. Those discussions help inform some of the current issues around the war in Ukraine.
Josefina L. MartínezMarch 31, 2022
War and the Reformist Left: We Need a 21st-Century Zimmerwald
In response to World War I, anti-militarist socialists gathered at the 1915 Zimmerwald Conference to build a new anti-war movement. The revolutionary wing raised the perspective of an independent, anti-imperialist path, one based on the slogan to wage a war against capitalism’s wars and crises.
Santiago LupeMarch 22, 2022
The Challenge of an Independent Anti-Imperialist Policy in Ukraine: A Response to Achcar and Kouvélakis
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has provoked considerable discussion about what a consistent anti-imperialist policy should look like today. It is a debate of tremendous importance.
Juan ChingoMarch 20, 2022
Debates on the War in Ukraine
The war in Ukraine has opened a militaristic chapter in the broader capitalist crisis that began with the great recession in 2008. The international Left is divided over what policy to adopt on the Ukrainian question. The following is a necessary debate with the Argentinean Left regarding the ongoing war and the politics that revolutionaries should adopt.
Matías MaielloMarch 10, 2022
No to the War! Russian Troops Out of Ukraine! NATO Out of Eastern Europe! No to Imperialist Rearmament!
Below we are republishing the statement of the Trotskyist Fraction - Fourth International (FT-CI), the international organization behind the International Network of newspapers La Izquierda Diario, on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth InternationalMarch 3, 2022