Activists reject escalation in Ukraine, even when it’s unpopular / by People’s Dispatch

Manolo De Los Santos of the People’s Forum addresses the event Originally published in Peoples Dispatch on November 21, 2022 On November 19, 300 activists, organizers, and working people gathered in New York City to listen to seven anti-war leaders speak out against U.S. and NATO involvement in the war in Ukraine. The event hostedContinue reading “Activists reject escalation in Ukraine, even when it’s unpopular / by People’s Dispatch”

Is the Russia-Ukraine war at a crossroads? / by Gilbert Doctorow

Peace March – The Banner Reads ‘Together against the War’—the Message of the Combined Russian and Ukrainian Flags, Moscow, September 21, 2014 | Photo by E. Razumnyi/Vedomosti Originally published on the Gilbert Doctorow Blog on November 21, 2022 In a new 25-minute live broadcast devoted to the war, Iran’s Press TV showcases key issues fromContinue reading “Is the Russia-Ukraine war at a crossroads? / by Gilbert Doctorow”

Another Ukrainian missile stunt / by B.

UK media – The Metro Originally published: Moon of Alabama  on November 16, 2022 by B (more by Moon of Alabama) A factual assessment: OSINTtechnical @Osinttechnical – 19:41 UTC · Nov 15, 2022The missile(s) that impacted Polish territory near the Ukrainian border very much looks like a 5V55K from the S-300. The 5V55K is an old Soviet produced missile (1978/82) for the S-300Continue reading “Another Ukrainian missile stunt / by B.”

Fake Ukraine referendums, pipeline sabotage raise danger of wider war / by C.J. Atkins

Voting at the point of a gun? A military vehicle drives along a street with a billboard that reads: ‘With Russia forever, September 27,’ prior to a referendum in the Luhansk People’s Republic controlled by Russia-backed separatists, eastern Ukraine, Sept. 22, 2022. | AP Russia now stands ready to annex the parts of eastern UkraineContinue reading “Fake Ukraine referendums, pipeline sabotage raise danger of wider war / by C.J. Atkins”

Imperialism and Taiwan / by Graham Harrington

Originally published in Socialist Voice on September 5, 2022 The recent visit of the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, to Taiwan has sharply increased the prospect of war in the region. The Chinese government and people strongly believe Taiwan to be their territory; and the no. 3 official in the U.S.Continue reading “Imperialism and Taiwan / by Graham Harrington”

“Notes on Exterminism” for the Twenty-First-Century Ecology and Peace Movements / by John Bellamy Foster

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park | photo credit: nippon.com Originally published in Monthly Review In 1980, the great English historian and Marxist theorist E. P. Thompson, author of The Making of the English Working Class and leader of the European Nuclear Disarmament movement, wrote the pathbreaking essay “Notes on Exterminism, the Last Stage of Civilization.”1 Although the world hasContinue reading ““Notes on Exterminism” for the Twenty-First-Century Ecology and Peace Movements / by John Bellamy Foster”

$2 Trillion for War Versus $100 Billion to Save the Planet / by Murad Qureshi

Originally published: Midwestern Marx, July 18, 2022 During late April and early May, South Asia experienced the terrible impacts of global warming. Temperatures reached almost 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit) in some cities in the region. These high temperatures came alongside dangerous flooding in Northeast India and in Bangladesh, as the rivers burst their banks, with flash floods takingContinue reading “$2 Trillion for War Versus $100 Billion to Save the Planet / by Murad Qureshi”

Russia and the Ukraine crisis: The Eurasian Project in conflict with the triad imperialist policies / by Samir Amin

State flag of Ukraine behind a wall of anonymous protesters in Kyiv Ukraine (February 18, 2014). | MR Online | By Mstyslav Chernov/Unframe – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link. We [MR Online Eds.] wanted to draw readers attention to this piece by Samir Amin, which was written at the time of the Maidan CoupContinue reading “Russia and the Ukraine crisis: The Eurasian Project in conflict with the triad imperialist policies / by Samir Amin”

Peace Forces Mobilize as NATO Summit in Madrid Plans for War / by W.T Whitney Jr.

‘Yes to peace, No to NATO’: Anti-imperialist activists organized by the World Federation of Democratic Youth march against the NATO Summit that opens in Madrid on June 29. | via WFDY The NATO Summit taking place in Madridon June 29-30 “will be transformative,”  asserted NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg; it will project “a new Strategic Concept for a new security reality.” AtContinue reading “Peace Forces Mobilize as NATO Summit in Madrid Plans for War / by W.T Whitney Jr.”

150,000 bring Poor People’s Campaign demands to D.C.: “We won’t be silent” / by Mark Gruenberg

Members of the Communist Party contingent at the Poor People’s Campaign mass mobilization in Washington, June 18. WASHINGTON—Demanding an “end to policy murder” that slams poor and low-wealth people, Poor People’s Campaign Co-Chair the Rev. William Barber II and more than 150,000 allies took to the streets of the nation’s capital in a mass rallyContinue reading “150,000 bring Poor People’s Campaign demands to D.C.: “We won’t be silent” / by Mark Gruenberg”