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Moscow-based poet, translator, and activist Kirill Medvedev, of the Russian Socialist Movement (RSD), spoke with Green Left’s Federico Fuentes regarding the significance of opposition leader Alexei Navalny death in prison and the recent jailing of anti-war socialist Boris Kagarlitsky.

Lula da Sliva with Gaza destruction

Amid Israel’s ongoing military assault on Gaza, Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva declared on February 18 that Israel was carrying out “a genocide”. This drew condemnation from Israel and its far-right allies in Brazil, but also support from the left, reports Federico Fuentes.

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Yorgos Mitralias seeks to answer how it came about that the vast majority of Israeli citizens support and even applaud the genocidal war on the Palestinian people?

F-35 fighter jets

Following a Dutch appeals court ruling to halt the export and transit of all F-35 parts to Israel within seven days, the Netherlands' government is taking the matter to the country’s Supreme Court, reports Binoy Kampmark.

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Bill Nevins revews Paul Lynch’s Booker Prize-winning novel, set in a near-future Ireland, where fascists have come to power.

map of electoral results

Pakistan’s February 8 general elections resulted in a split vote, with no party securing a clear national majority, writes Farooq Tariq, offering little hope for positive change, as the incoming government is poised to fast-track neoliberal policies, privatise state institutions and deepen class exploitation.

book cover, refugees fleeing in 1948

Lenni Brenner's edited volume, 51 Documents: Zionist Collaboration With the Nazis is important reading today in the context of the United States-backed Israeli genocidal war in Gaza, writes Barry Sheppard.

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Claudio Katz discusses right-wing President Javier Milei’s strategy, the emerging resistance against it and likely scenarios going forward.

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Green Left’s Federico Fuentes sat down with Mariana Riscali, a leader of the Socialist Left Movement tendency inside Brazil’s radical left Socialism and Freedom Party.

book cover and protest in Egypt

Maree F Roberts reviews Vincent Bevins' book If We Burn: The Mass Protest Decade and the Missing Revolution, which chronicles the 2010's uprisings in Egypt, Brazil, Turkey, Ukraine and elsewhere, and asks why these mass protest movements failed to bring about revolutionary change.

Four Latin American presidents and former presidents

In the second part of his interview with Green Left’s Federico Fuentes, Brazilian author and socialist Pedro Fuentes discusses the crisis of imperialist hegemony, the unpredictability of contemporary politics and its impacts on Latin America.

book cover against image of an Indigenous woman in a street filled with teargas

Federico Fuentes reviews Uprising: The October Rebellion in Ecuador, an exceptional look at the October 2019 anti-neoliberal insurrection from the perspective of one of its central leaders.