The Biden administration’s decision to provide Ukraine with what the president himself described yesterday in a NY Times column as “advanced rocket systems” is a massive escalation of the war with potentially catastrophic consequences.
For the past decade—in line with the political imperatives of the US-orchestrated 2014 Maidan coup that overthrew the elected pro-Russian government—Snyder has sought to manufacture a rosy narrative of Ukrainian nationalism as a heroic struggle for democracy.
The Financial Times’ Gideon Rachman has written a column that is an unintentional—and, therefore, all the more devastating—exposure of the intellectual and moral putrefaction of bourgeois journalism and the political and social system it defends.
Despite the internal divisions in the ruling class that find expression in the Times’ editorial, the Biden administration will not be able to simply reverse course and extricate itself from the political crisis that it set in motion by provoking the Russian invasion.
The missiles, tanks, bullets, artillery shells, drones and attack helicopters stamped “Made by the DSA” will be used not only in Ukraine, but against the victims of American wars all over the world.
Democratic Socialists of America in crisis as it covers for Biden administration’s war drive against Russia
The DSA is scrambling to provide cover for the Democratic Party while trying to maintain the pretense of being a left-wing organization.
Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders have risen to national prominence by promoting themselves as representatives of the “anti-war” and “left-wing” sentiments of masses of people, but their pro-war actions speak louder than words.
A recent article by Liza Featherstone is a public relations ploy aimed at resurrecting Ocasio-Cortez’s and the DSA’s failing image as “socialist.”
Russia is the home of vast stores of critical minerals, the development of which is seen as critical for the imperial strivings of the American ruling class at this stage of capitalist development.
The Challenge of May Day 2022: For the International Unity of the Working Class against Capitalism, National Chauvinism and War!
The celebration of May Day 2022 must be dedicated to the unification of the international working class in a global struggle against imperialist war and its root cause, the capitalist system.
This letter was sent by WSWS International Editorial Board Chairman David North to a friend who requested North’s opinion on a recent online discussion held at a US college on the Russia-Ukraine war.
There are entirely principled and leftwing grounds upon which the Russian invasion of Ukraine should be opposed, and which do not require adapting to the US-NATO coverup of fascism in Ukraine’s past and present.