Russian airforce
Ilya Matveev — Russian imperialism does have its own logic that is not reducible to the interests of the ruling class. The appearance of the non-economic roots of Russia’s aggressive expansionism since 2014 raises questions about the contemporary validity of classical theories of imperialism.
Putin meeting workers
Volodymyr Ishchenko — By understanding the Russian ruling class' material interests, we can move beyond flimsy explanations that take rulers’ claims at face value, toward a more coherent picture of how the war is rooted in the economic and political vacuum opened up by the Soviet collapse in 1991.
Lavrov in Brazil
Israel Dutra, of the Brazilian Socialist Left Movement (MES) within the Socialism and Liberty Party (PSOL), speaks to Federico Fuentes about Putin’s war and Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s peace proposal. Dutra also discusses the twin challenge facing the international left today: inter-imperialist rivalry and combating the extreme right.
Ukraine destruction
Interview with Juan González, translator, activist with the European Network for Solidarity with Ukraine and creator of the website "Understanding Ukraine", where he translates articles from the Ukrainian left into Spanish.
Phil Hearse argues for self-determination for Taiwan, but says that the Left must oppose the American military build up in the Indo-Pacific region and preparations for a disastrous war against China.
HDP Green Left Party confernece
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Mithat Sancar and Green Left Party co-spokespersons Çiğdem Kılıçgün Uçar and İbrahim Akın held a press conference on the presidential run-off elections.
Phil Butland and Helena Zohdi interview Hossam el-Hamalawy about the history of the Egyptian Left. Due to the length of the interview, it will be publishing it in several parts.
HDP Green Left Party
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and the Green Left Party (Yeşil Sol) have announced that they will continue to oppose Erdoğan in the second round of the presidential election.
Israel Dutra — Our tactic must be to combine the struggle against the far right with defending PSOL's independence.
Tobias Drevland Lund
Tobias Drevland Lund, an MP for Norway’s radical left party Rødt (Red Party) speaks to Federico Fuentes about the party's rise, Norwegian politics and Russia’s war on Ukraine.
kyrgyzstan peace
The Anti-War Committee of Kyrgyzstan unpacks the complex dynamics of wartime challenges, exploring the intertwined influences of nationalism, capitalism, and colonial histories in exacerbating regional conflicts.
mad hatter
Phil Hearse examines the ever-growing right-wing factions in the British Conservative Party.