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Ukraine and Its Language in the Political Imagination of the Russian Nation and Empire

In order to understand Putin’s war against Ukraine and its people, one must take a close look at the place that Ukraine, its state, language, and culture occupy in the imperial and national imagination of Russians.

Brazil: End of the Nightmare?

In addition, Lula will be, like Dilma Rousseff, under the permanent threat of a “parliamentary coup.” 

“Cancel Culture” and Its Perils

There is no question that “cancel culture” is a legitimate tool of a vibrant democratic culture, especially as it allows the powerless to redress the abuses and the offensive behavior directed at them by powerful public figures.

Strategies for the Contingent Faculty Movement

25 Truths to Build Campus Power Despite Precarity

A review of Power despite Precarity by Joe Berry and Helena Worthen

A review of Power Despite Precarity: Strategies for the Contingent Faculty Movement in Higher Education by Joe Berry and Helena Worthen. Pluto Press, 2021

Ukraine and the Dangers of Nuclear War

Should we oppose arms to Ukraine because of the risks of nuclear war?

On Contradiction: Mao’s Party-Substitutionist Revolution in Theory and Practice – Part 4

Explaining and debunking the theory and practice of Maoism. Part 4.

On Contradiction: Mao’s Party-Substitutionist Revolution in Theory and Practice – Part 3

Explaining and debunking the theory and practice of Maoism. Part 3.

Political Dimensions of the Crisis in Sri Lanka

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

The Ukraine War Will End, But How?

The Ukraine war is a convergence of three wars: 1) Ukraine defending itself against the Russian invasion, 2) the inter-imperialist cold war between the US-led bloc of the established powers and the Russia-China bloc challenging them, and 3) the civil war between the Ukrainian government and Russian separatists.

The Necessity of Organizing DSA Members as Workers

Lastly, the synthesis of skills, experience, and political perspective required in the labor movement, and thereby in DSA’s labor work, are all ultimately based on the experience of organizing in the workplace and in the union.

Rosario Ibarra: Mexican Socialist Feminist, 1927-2022. Presente!

Rosario Ibarra de Piedra, one of the most important figures of the Mexican left, died on April 16, 2022 at her home in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon at the age of 95.

Ukrainian Socialist: ‘The Future of Demilitarization Lies in Stopping Russia’s War machine now’

Discussion of the current state of Russia’s invasion, the scale of peoples’ resistance to it and key issues such as Ukraine’s far right, NATO and sending weapons to Ukraine.

Russia and Ukraine: A Stalemate? A Turning Point?

The stalemate of the Russian army led to a victory in Kyiv. It is a political victory as well as a military one, even if, obviously, the war is not ended and Putin’s Russia can still be victorious.

Russia's Invasion of Ukraine

Interview with a Volunteer from the Kiev Territorial Defense

In order to protect their city, thousands of Kievans volunteered for territorial defense. Taras Kobzar tells us about his experience of this war.

Belarusian Union Leader: Russia’s War in Ukraine Is Not Our War. We Can Stop it, We Must Stop It!

I, the President of the Belarusian Congress of Democratic Trade Unions, Alexander Yarashuk, am addressing you. Russia’s war in Ukraine is not our war. We can stop it, we must stop it!

European Network of Solidarity with Ukraine and Against War 

We, collectives of social movements, trade unions, organizations and parties, from Eastern and Western Europe, oppose war and all neocolonialism in the world, want to build a network from below, independent of any government

We Demand the Immediate Release of Ukrainian Political Prisoners Abducted by the Russian Army

With the entire profession, the CGT Theater, Movie, Audiovisual, and Cultural Workers Union demands the immediate release of the director and all the detainees

The War in Ukraine and the Global South

If it wins in Ukraine, it will be able to meddle in your countries’ affairs, too. Whereas its defeat can restrain not only Russia but also other global and regional powers.

Between War and Terror: A Letter from Russia

Since the very first day of the war, protests have been ongoing throughout Russia, and they have taken a variety of forms. The primary one is the daily “stroll” on the streets.

The War in Ukraine Seen on the Ground: Interview with Oksana Dutchak

Continuing to mobilize and communicate across the borders is crucial but it should go hand in hand with radically rethinking the transnational itself.

Russia: Manifesto of the “Socialists Against War” Coalition

This time the Kremlin elders were in the minority. Most Russians do not want fratricidal war, even among those who still trust the Russian authorities.

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