Author: newpolitics

UFT Contract Negotiations Could Be Contentious

Contract talks for New York City teachers come at a challenging time

Explaining Sri Lanka’s Economic Crisis

The Sri Lankan crisis has its roots in neoliberalism and an unjust global economic order.

Political Dimensions of the Crisis in Sri Lanka

The role of the various Sri Lankan political parties in the current crisis.

On Contradiction: Mao’s Party-Substitutionist Revolution in Theory and Practice. Part 1

Explaining and debunking the theory and practice of Maoism. Part 1.

The War in Ukraine, International Security, and the Left

A Ukrainian socialist examines how the security of small states can be secured

Report: International conference of European Solidarity with Ukraine

Report by an international delegate to a solidarity conference with Ukraine

Fighting for Our Lives in the Draft Aftermath of Roe

The Christian nationalist roots of the anti-abortion movement

Passing the Baton

Socialism from Below, Women’s Emancipation, and New Politics

We don’t win against oppression by being nice. We win by proudly violating the patriarchal, xenophobic, racist, sexist, classist norms of capitalism.

When should we stop excusing the Russian invasion?

Ukraine, Self-determination, and the National Question

Clarifying left views on national self-determination and the war in Ukraine

The US Supreme Court is Now a Front for Christian Nationalist Minority Rule

Striking down Roe will just be a starting point

The significance of the Alito draft

Irresponsible braggadocio won’t help Ukrainians

The difference between helping defend Ukraine and warmongering

Voting Ends Soon in UFT Elections: A Referendum on Leadership the Past Two Years

Unity Caucus Logo

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the largest teachers’ union local in the country consistently left members unsafe, confused, ill, and even dead.

NO to NATO, or the identity crisis of the Spanish left

Explaining the positions of the Spanish left on Ukraine

Why the Left Must Support Arms for Ukraine!

A response to Branko Marcetic’s argument against weapons for Ukraine

U.K. War Resister Reflects On Troubled State of “Veteranhood”

Book cover "Veteranhood"

Military service in the U.S. and the U.K. promised more than it ever delivered for many post-9/11 volunteers.

Internationalist Manifesto Against the War

Statement from anti-capitalist organizations

Contemptuous Denial of Agency in the Name of Geopolitics and/or Peace

Internationalists must listen to the voice of Ukrainians

The Yemen Crisis: An Interview with Helen Lackner

Explaining the background to the current crisis and the prospects for peace.

Statement of Solidarity & Support for WALDEN BELLO amidst Narco-Tagging incident

Support Walden Bello from an attempt to smear him as a narco-terrorist

Coherence and Incoherence about the War in Ukraine

What should our attitude be towards arms to Ukraine?

Compilation of Statements on the Ukraine Crisis

Here we collect statements from Ukrainian, Russian, and other grassroots organizations on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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