Author: newpolitics

Ukraine and the abstraction of violence: my reply to Tom Dale

Achcar responds to Dale on arms to Ukraine and NATO.

Ukraine and the violence of abstraction

A critique of Achcar and Chomsky on arms to Ukraine and NATO.

Shifting Focus: Organizing for an Ecosocialist Future

Akuno’s advice on how to build social movements consistent with our ecosocialist values

The Left and Ukraine: Two Pitfalls to Avoid

How to avoid campism with either camp

The Peace Movement and Ukraine: John Feffer Replies to Critics

John Feffer responds in an interview to peace movement critics regarding the war in Ukraine

The History Wars and the New Red Scare

The views of Left and Right differ regarding the study of history. For the Right it is largely an exercise in building identity and loyalty, an exploration of what makes one’s nation and race, and therefore one’s self, special. For . . .

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Commons: A Ukrainian left-wing collective intellectual

An interview with the editorial board of Ukraine’s leading left journal

The voice of the Ukrainian left

What Happened in Ukraine in 2013– 2014?

Maidan and After

The Maidan in Ukraine through the eyes of participants.

A New Era in Turkey?

The significance of Turkey’s May 14 election

Twenty Theses for Liberation

A statement seeking to advance principles for a united left

A Sudanese Dream

In the face of the nightmare that Sudan is going through these days, we have a dream...

What we hope might emerge from the current horrors in Sudan

I’m a longtime NJ peace activist — and I support Ukraine

An op-ed calling for solidarity with the Ukrainian struggle for self-defense

Our Slogan Is “War Against War”

Russian socialists on the nature of the war in Ukraine and the delusions of Western “pacifists”

Russia’s socialist movement supports Ukraine’s just war of self-defense

The Future of Cuba—Part Two

What are the likely consequences of Cuba’s exiting from its current economic crisis?

The Future of Cuba—Part One

What can we learn from the experience of other countries that can help us think about possible futures for Cuba?

The Far Right in Ukraine

An Interview with Taras Bilous

A Ukrainian leftist analyzes rightwing forces in the country

Statement of the Ukraine Solidarity Network

Supporting Ukraine’s just war of self-defense

DSA and Russia’s War on Ukraine: Toward a Mass Movement of Solidarity with Ukraine

A critique of the DSA International Committee’s stance on Ukraine

Ukraine: “Which Peace Are We Talking About?” An Interview with Gilbert Achcar

Achcar clarifies and expands his argument on the position the left should take on peace in Ukraine

A brief response about my purported “change of position”

A response to Jean Vogel’s critique of Achcar’s “For a democratic antiwar position on the invasion of Ukraine.”

The strange change of position of Gilbert Achcar

A reply to Achcar’s “For a democratic antiwar position on the invasion of Ukraine”

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