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Ukrainian leftists have appealed for international solidarity, as President Volodomyr Zelensky moved to ban leftist groups, including those opposing the Russian invasion, reports Steve Sweeney.

Alain Krivine in 2009

Brazilian-French ecosocialist and scholar Michael Löwy pays tribute to French revolutionary leftist Alain Krivine, who died on March 12.

France Insoumise election rally in Paris on March 20

Who is Jean-Luc Mélenchon and can his party La France Insoumise harness the anger of working people to bring about a radical change of government in next month's elections? John Mullen shares his analysis.

Anti war protest

The issue that has generated most heat on the left is not whether Russia's invasion is justifiable, writes Steve Ellner, but whether raising NATO distracts from the atrocity of the invasion.

Ukraine peace sign

Jerko Bakotin of the Croatian weekly Novosti spoke with Volodymyr Ishchenko, one of the most prominent intellectuals on the Ukrainian Left and a co-founder of Commons: Journal of Social Criticism.

The pandemic has provided cover for a direct assault on exhausted and demoralised health professionals in Britain, writes Bob Gill.

The UNISON National Executive Council, representing more than one million public service workers in Britain, is calling for an immediate ceasefire and for all Russian armed forces to immediately withdraw from Ukraine.

Cuba will host a peace conference calling for the removal of United States military bases from foreign countries and for an end to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the global arms race. Ian Ellis-Jones reports.

Protest in Jayapura

Indonesian security forces killed two demonstrators and wounded several more when they fired into a crowd of peaceful protesters in West Papua on March 15, reports Susan Price.

Stop war. Help Ukraine

Denys Gorbach and Denis Pilash discuss the situation in Ukraine and the kind of peoples' solidarity required.

Catalan Parliament applauds Ukrainian representative

In the context of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, supporters of Spanish unionism are taking every opportunity to attack independentist figures, reports Dick Nichols.

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The Resistance Committees, formed in neighbourhoods and cities across Sudan, were the secret to bringing down the 30-year-long regime of dictator Omar al-Bashir, write T Hassan and W Madit.

A still from Wikileaks 'collateral murder' footage

Julian Assange's fate will likely rest with British Home Secretary Priti Patel, following the Supreme Court's refusal to grant an appeal over his extradition to the United States, reports Binoy Kampmark.

German army platoon

When German Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced a €100 billion boost to defence spending, he was continuing along a trajectory set in place more than a decade ago, writes Sibylle Kaczorek.

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Socialists and anti-war forces in the United States must oppose the United States-NATO economic sanctions against Russia, write Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.

Sudanese man on a motorcycle

Sudan is now effectively ruled by two competing and irreconcilable centres of power: the military and the grassroots democracy movement, reports Sam Wainwright.

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