Alyssa Battistoni is co-author of 'A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal' (Verso 2019) and is currently writing a book titled 'Free Gifts: Capitalism and the Politics of Nature'. She spoke to Phil Gasper about the climate crisis and a Green New Deal.
Israel Dutra — More than 20 years later, the Peruvian people have set in motion a mass struggle against a government that wants to assert itself through dictatorial means.
Alp Kayserilioglu — No matter who wins the next election, though, there remains an alternative for Turkey beyond authoritarian consolidation and neoliberal restoration.
Hişyar Özsoy (Peoples' Democratic Party, Turkey): Turkish-Syrian rapprochement seeks to eliminate Kurdish status
Will Turkey's Syria policy take the form Erdoğan wants by the time of the elections? What position will be taken when Iran comes into play, and what does this situation mean for the Kurds? Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) MP Hişyar Özsoy, co-spokesperson of the party’s Foreign Relations Commission, addressed these questions.
Zofia Malisz (Razem, Poland): ‘There are several imperialisms at play in our part of Europe and we cannot afford to take one side over the other’
Polish left-wing party Razem (Together) International Office member Zofia Malisz speaks to Federico Fuentes about the party’s history, Polish politics and Razem’s views on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Léon Crémieux - The question of pensions will become a major social and political issue in France.
Daniel Johnson reports on the current situation following a 2021 investigation by Greenpeace that revealed how European countries, led by the U.K., Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands, have shipped millions of tons of waste to Turkey.
How did World War I impact the Russian Revolution? Why did patriotic enthusiasm quickly give way to disillusionment? Or did the enthusiasm ever exist? Historian Konstantin Tarasov explains how the attitude towards war changed in Russian society as events unfolded.
Moscow-based poet, translator, and activist Kirill Medvedev, of the Russian Socialist Movement (RSD), discusses Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war on Ukraine and anti-war resistance at home.
Russian Socialist Movement - For over a decade, Russian antifascists have commemorated January 19 as their day of solidarity. Today, when the Putin regime has invaded Ukraine and unleashed unprecedented repression against its own citizens who oppose the war, the date of January 19 takes on a new meaning.
Des Derwin - The international solidarity movement with Ukraine, together with the left within Ukraine, needs to begin having a conversation about Volodymyr Zelensky.
Chris Slee - Tsarist Russia was a "relatively poor and backward state", but Lenin still considered it imperialist, because of its military power, its robbery of national minorities, and other factors.