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The War in Ukraine

Making Sense of a Senseless Book

Drawing in part on his own experiences in Ukraine, Carl Mirra criticizes the factual background and interpretations in Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies’ “The War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict.”

I’m a Ukrainian leftist. This is why I support Boris Kagarlitsky

The left-wing Russian theorist, who has gone from pro-war hawk to anti-war political prisoner, deserves solidarity

An assessment of Kargalitsky’s political evolution

Why (and how) to campaign for the liberation of Boris Kagarlitsky

We express our solidarity with Boris Kagarlitsky and demand his immediate release, as well as that of all those detained on political grounds.

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.

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

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.

Against Half-Solidarity and False Pacifism – Statement of the Russian Socialist Movement on May Day

May Day is not only International Workers’ Day but also a day of solidarity with the oppressed peoples and civil disobedience against war.

Why African Americans Should Support Ukraine

The war in Ukraine is about national self-determination—and we need to support the resistance in Ukraine because it is the right thing to do in the face of injustice.

What’s Wrong with Ukraine’s Wartime Diplomacy in the Global South

In the month of the first anniversary of Russia’s illegal and brutal full-scale invasion of Ukraine, president Volodymyr Zelensky held a speech at the European Parliament, where he declared Russia to be “the biggest anti-European force of the modern world”[1]. By . . .

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

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

On the Anniversary of Russia’s War on Ukraine: Analyzing the Roots of Russian Imperialism

Ukraine has long been a victim of Russian imperialism, pre-capitalist, capitalist, Soviet, and then state-capitalist.

Voices of the Ukrainian Resistance

Ukraine: Voices of Resistance and Solidarity is a highly commendable work that gives a needed platform to Ukrainian socialists and trade unionists.

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 Jewish Labor Bund’s Medem Sanatorium: 1926-1942

Children at the Medem Sanatorium reading the Bund’s daily newspaper, the Folkstsaytung
Secularism and enlightenment swept through the insular world of East European Jewry, starting in the middle of the 19th century, and ending in the 20th with the . . .

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The Nord Stream Pipeline Explosions: Challenging False Narratives

The claim that the Nord Stream gas pipeline was blown up by U.S. special forces, made by Seymour Hersh, is being used to reinforce false narratives about Russia’s culpability for the war in Ukraine.

Ukraine: Those who choose not to see, those who choose not to hear, those who choose to forget

Those who speak of “peace” by not supporting the legitimate right of Ukrainian peoples to self-determination and to live, those who break with support for national liberation struggles are mistaken and contribute to undermining the rights of all citizens, in Ukraine and around the world.

The Far Right in Ukraine

An Interview with Taras Bilous

A Ukrainian leftist analyzes rightwing forces in the country

The East Is Not Red


When one surveys the history of American interventionism in other countries—from Brazil to Guatemala, from Cuba to Chile, from Mossadegh’s Iran to Grenada and Nicaragua—and when we contemplate . . .

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