On the imperialist war in Ukraine and the stance of the CPRF / by the International Relations Section of the CC of the KKE

Athens – Massive anti-imperialist war really in Syntagma Square, 4/1/22 | Credit: KKE “A struggle for markets and for freedom to loot foreign countries, a striving to suppress the revolutionary movement of the proletariat and democracy in the individual countries, a desire to deceive, disunite, and slaughter the proletarians of all countries by setting theContinue reading “On the imperialist war in Ukraine and the stance of the CPRF / by the International Relations Section of the CC of the KKE”

Commentary: Truth Lost in the Muck / by Greg Godels

If the Pew Research Center polling is to be believed, a remarkable– perhaps unprecedented– change in US attitudes occurred between January and the end of March. In January, forty-nine percent of the US population thought that Russia was a mere competitor to the US. Another seven percent saw Russia as a partner. Today, seventy percent see RussiaContinue reading “Commentary: Truth Lost in the Muck / by Greg Godels”

Commentary: What is propelling the U.S. into increasing international military aggression? / by John Ross

Thick smoke billows from the Azov steel plant on April 20, 2022. Photo credit: Guancha. Introduction The international escalation of U.S. military aggression over a period of more than two decades is clear. However, even within that framework, the events leading to the Ukraine war represent a new qualitative step in this U.S. military policy.Continue reading “Commentary: What is propelling the U.S. into increasing international military aggression? / by John Ross”

Understanding war: Lenin’s ‘imperialism: The highest stage of capitalism’ / by Tom Bramble

The outbreak of World War I ushered in a new age of barbarism in Europe. It also triggered the collapse of the Second International, the international league of socialist parties that purported to be staunch opponents of war, but which lined up behind their own ruling classes when it broke out. Lenin’s pamphlet Imperialism: The HighestContinue reading “Understanding war: Lenin’s ‘imperialism: The highest stage of capitalism’ / by Tom Bramble”

Commentary: The Civil War/Proxy War in Ukraine and the Russian Offensive / by Monthly Review

Political map of Ukraine from the 2010 elections. By Vasyl` Babych – Own work, CC BY 3.0, Link The following is the advance publication of the Notes from the Editors from the May 2022 issue of Monthly Review. —Eds As we write these notes in late March 2022, the war in Ukraine continues to escalate, threatening to mutate instantaneously into aContinue reading “Commentary: The Civil War/Proxy War in Ukraine and the Russian Offensive / by Monthly Review”

Our Case Against NATO: Africans and the Struggle Against Imperialism / by Abayomi Azikiwe

Image (Global Times: Liu Rui) The Pentagon led political and military alliance continues to serve as major impediment to peace, liberation and a just world system. While the Pentagon and the United States State Department continues to provide a distorted rationale for the instigation of a major military conflict in Eastern Europe, billions of dollarsContinue reading “Our Case Against NATO: Africans and the Struggle Against Imperialism / by Abayomi Azikiwe”

“One less traitor”: Zelensky oversees campaign of assassination, kidnapping and torture of political opposition / by Max Blumenthal

Above: The torture of left-wing activist Alexander Matjuschenko on March 3 in Dnipro, recorded by Azov members. Below: President Volodymyr Zelensky poses during a media engagement. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has framed his country’s war against Russia as a battle for democracy itself. In a carefully choreographed address to U.S. Congress on March 16, Zelensky stated,Continue reading ““One less traitor”: Zelensky oversees campaign of assassination, kidnapping and torture of political opposition / by Max Blumenthal”

Global Food Giants Make a Killing As Ukraine War Fuels Shortage / NewsClick Report

Image Courtesy: NDTV Three more members of the super-rich Cargill family in the USA have joined the richest 500 people alive due to the rising food prices. James Cargill, Austen Cargill and Marianne Liebmann of the super-rich Cargill family in the United States (US) have joined the Bloomberg Billionaires list of the richest 500 people alive dueContinue reading “Global Food Giants Make a Killing As Ukraine War Fuels Shortage / NewsClick Report”

Now is the time for nonalignment and peace / by Roger McKenzie, Vijay Prashad

Jawaharlal Nehru of India, Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt, Sukarno of Indonesia and Josip Broz Tito of Yugoslavia at the Bandung Conference in 1955. As countries in the Global North push to escalate the war in Ukraine, the Global South has overwhelmingly pushed for a perspective of dialogue and peace. RogerContinue reading “Now is the time for nonalignment and peace / by Roger McKenzie, Vijay Prashad”

US financial bonanza shaken strongly / by Elsy Fors Garzon

Washington, Apr 15 (Prensa Latina) The war in Ukraine and Western sanctions against Russia are today interrupting the relative bonanza of finances in the United States, market operators considered. In that sense, the global economic shock linked to the war situation reached the large banks of this country, forced to increase their reserves against creditContinue reading “US financial bonanza shaken strongly / by Elsy Fors Garzon”