Author: Dan La Botz

Alain Krivine: French Revolutionary Socialist – 1941-2022

Alain Krivine, a French revolutionary socialist, died today March 12 at the age of eighty.

Russian War on Ukraine Churns American Politics

The Russian war on Ukraine has completely roiled American politics.

The Ukrainian “Social Movement” Appeal to Leftists

We hope that leftists around the world – for whom working-class solidarity and an anti-war stance are core values – will help us do just that.

For Peace and Unity Among all Peoples

All refugees and migrants should be welcomed in France and in Europe whatever their nationality.

“The Russian Army is a Paper Tiger–and the Paper is Now on Fire”

If Russian imperialism has suffered this setback, it is above all thanks to the extraordinary and unexpected resistance of the Ukrainian army and the Ukrainian population.

Trade Union (Britain): Unite Executive Council – Statement on Ukraine crisis

The Unite executive council unreservedly condemns Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and stands in full solidarity with the millions of victims of the attack

Call to Demonstrate against the War in Ukraine

At a time when a war with serious consequences is raging in Europe, it is imperative that international solidarity live in defense of the freedoms of all.

The World According to Russian Propaganda

We at New Politics don’t usually publish rightwing positions or articles from state agencies, but we make an exception here because we believe it is important to understand Vladimir Putin’s worldview and his long-term goals.

Russian Imperialism

From the Tsar to Today, via Stalin, the Imperialist Will Marks the History of Russia

Sergei Nikolsky argues that perhaps the most important thought for Russians “from the fall of Byzantium to the present day is the idea of empire and being an imperial nation.”

Ukraine: Putin’s War Must Stop – ITUC and ETUC

The attack on Ukraine is a flagrant violation of international law and of Ukraine’s territorial integrity as a sovereign and democratic state.

U.S. Unions Oppose Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine

AFL-CIO joins the global labor movement in condemning Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, and we stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine.

Left solidarity with Ukraine

The future of Ukraine should depend solely on their free and independent decision.

Interview with a Leftwing Ukrainian activist in Kyiv

The mood is clearly for an uncompromising struggle.

Zapatista Statement on Russian Invasion of Ukraine

To resist is to persist and it is to prevail. Let us support these relatives in their resistance, that is, in their struggle for life. We owe them and we owe it to ourselves.

Russia: Community of Lomonosov University Against the War

We, students, graduate students, teachers, staff and graduates of the oldest university in Russia, Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov, we categorically condemn the war that our country unleashed in Ukraine.

A Letter to the Western Left from Kyiv

I am writing these lines in Kyiv while it is under artillery attack.

Stop Russian aggression in Ukraine !

We condemn and denounce Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and express our full solidarity with the attacked people. For the self-determination of the peoples of Ukraine and for a Ukraine free from the clutches of Russia, NATO and the US and European imperialists!

A Call from Russian Scientists against War

We demand an immediate halt to all military action against Ukraine. We demand respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Ukrainian State. We demand peace for our countries.

Ukrainian Trade Unions on Situation in Ukraine

Joint Statement of the Ukrainian Sectoral Trade Unions on Situation in Ukraine
Logo of Ukrainian Union Federation
1. Ukraine has been resisting the Russian Federation (RF) aggression since 2014.
As a result of the aggression Ukrainian Crimea was annexed, parts of Lugansk and . . .

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No to Russia’s Imperialist Aggression against Ukraine

Statement from Swiss Solidarity, a socialist organization.
A few days after Moscow recognized the independence of Ukrainian separatist territories in Donbass, Vladimir Putin’s army launched a massive attack on Ukraine on February 24, with airstrikes and ground invasion. A few hours . . .

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Belarusian Labor Union on War in Ukraine

We apologize for the shame, the shame that the Belarusian government has imposed on all Belarusians, becoming an ally of the aggressor and opening the border with Ukraine.