Some basic principles for avoiding the twin dangers of favoring the aggressor and extreme nationalism.
Ukrainian feminists see themselves as part of the same struggle as that of Iranian women
A call for the release of a political prisoner in Nicaragua
Solarpunk is a literary and art movement which imagines what the future could look like if the human species were actually to succeed in solving the major challenges associated with global warming, from reducing global emissions to overcoming capitalist economic growth as the primary motor of human society.
Recent developments in the political economy of Cuba
A sketch of a long-time human rights activist
Campism does not know how to separate states from nations, nations from populations, and populations from communities. Its social understanding starts and ends at states and organizations. One must separate the Ukrainian state from the Ukrainian people, and one must separate the Ukrainian people from the ethnic minorities of the region.
The Russo-Ukrainian War is a conflict that exposes the deep chasms on what self-proclaimed internationalists perceive as internationalism, what self-proclaimed anti-imperialists perceive as anti-imperialism, and even what self-proclaimed socialists perceive as socialism. Many organizations of the “anti-war left” in the West have taken a route of intellectual laziness, frequently regurgitating Russian state narratives directly from the Kremlin as they are most convenient to counter Western state narratives.
The Ukrainian people have a right to defend their self-determination and autonomy, the Russian state is the aggressor, and the West has taken advantage of Ukrainian politics for its own imperialist benefit.
Mike Davis, the revolutionary socialist social and culture critic, has died.
An open letter from union members to the International Longshore and Warehouse Union calling on it to maintain its opposition to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
An attempt to understand the economic war being waged alongside the military conflict in Ukraine, the resulting disruption of energy markets, and their place in the broader social and ecological crises shaking capital.
Over 400 years ago, long before Woodrow Wilson or Vladimir Lenin, Bartolomé de Las Casas developed a theory of the right of nations to self-determination that can be applied to many other countries today, including Ukraine.
What are we to make of the Saudi vote to cut OPEC+ oil production?
Noam Chomsky replies to some questions regarding his views on the Ukraine war.
A review of activist Ted Glick’s case for a better world, based on higher love, racial justice, and democratic cooperation
The United States has long dominated Latin America, but today—in fact for the last twenty years—it is being challenged by China, which has invested billions and established political and some military relationships with many governments in the region.
A review of Fighting Times: Organizing on the Front Lines of the Class War (PM Press, 2022) by Jon Melrod and Troublemaker: Saying No to Power by Frank Emspak (available at Amazon books).
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.
In addition, Lula will be, like Dilma Rousseff, under the permanent threat of a “parliamentary coup.”
Russian soldiers had committed war crimes, including many cases of torture, executions, rape (including of children), bombing of civilian areas sometimes leading to separation of families from their children.