Ukrainian socialist and author of Ukraine and the Empire of Capital Yuliya Yurchenko discusses the key domestic factors that shaped Ukrainian politics from independence to Russia’s invasion.
Imperialism & war
A protest was held in Sydney against the Israeli apartheid state's upsurge in deadly attacks against the Palestinian people. Peter Boyle reports.
Ian Ellis-Jones takes on the Cuban right-wing internet trolls.
Burkina Faso’s government decided on January 18 to ask French military forces to leave the country within a month, reports Vijay Prashad.
Howie Hawkins discusses the recently formed Ukraine Solidarity Network and the challenges of building solidarity with Ukraine while opposing US imperialism.
Stop Wapenhandel and The Transnational Institute co-produced an important dossier in November that details the enormous funds the West is spending on a new arms race, reports Pip Hinman.
The Australian government must not remain silent about one of the worst upsurges in violence in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for many years, argues Khaled Ghannam.
While Israeli soldiers stormed Jenin and killed 10 Palestinians, members of Israeli registered professional cycling teams were training on roads in and around Geelong, writes Lisa Gleeson.
The setting of the Doomsday Clock to 90 seconds to midnight reflects the consensus that Russia's Ukraine invasion has brought the world closer to nuclear war than at any time since the 1980s. Here is the plan proposed by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.
The Doomsday Clock has crept the closest it is ever been as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists set the minute hand to 90 seconds to midnight. Paul Gregoire reports.
CELAC member countries signed the Buenos Aires declaration to make Latin America and the Caribbean a community of sovereign nations, reports Tanya Wadhwa.
More than 300 leaders of social organisations, unions and people’s movements from across Latin America and the Caribbean gathered ahead of the CELAC meeting, reports Fernanda Paixão.
United States President Joe Biden has announced a dramatic expansion of restrictions on people from Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua and Haiti seeking asylum at the US border with Mexico, writes Barry Sheppard.
The recycled soap opera of English royals tearing strips off each other continues to preoccupy Australian and British audiences, writes Rupen Savoulian.
A new climate justice movement is growing in South Korea, with the help of the trade union movement, reports Alice S Kim.
Despite international sanctions Myanmar’s military junta is not short of business partners. Indeed, business, notably in the arms market, continues unabated, writes Binoy Kampmark.