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William I Robinson delves into the complex ways in which global capitalism has transformed the lives of working people in developing countries, exploring the social and economic impacts of globalisation, the rise of transnational corporations, and the emergence of new forms of resistance and social movements in response to these changes.
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Klaus Dräger — The invasion of Ukraine by Putin’s army heralds a global ‘turning point’, so western pundits and politicians claim. How is the European Union (EU) dealing with this? And what about the EU’s aspirations to become a leading independent world power?
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Pierre Rousset — The world that allowed the Chinese economy to take off and expand internationally is no more. Sino-American tensions are sharpening against the backdrop of the crisis of commercial (de)globalization.
Nithya Nagarajan — It is tragic that the dominant factions of the Palestinian national movement are pitted against the “Palestinians of the Maghreb,” one of the most silenced liberation movements in the world, that of the Saharawi people.
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Gilbert Achcar talks to Thierry Labica on the occasion of the publication of his new book "The New Cold War: The United States, Russia, and China from Kosovo to Ukraine".
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Taras Bilous is a Ukrainian historian, an editor of Commons: Journal of Social Criticism, and an activist in Social Movement. He is currently serving in the Ukrainian army. He was interviewed by Stephen R. Shalom
Relatives of Ukrainian prisoners of war rally to demand their speedy release in Kyiv, 1 October 2022.
Alexander Tushkin speaks to Sergiy Movchan, a left-wing activist and participant in the Marker Project tracking far-right violence in Ukraine, about Ukrainian nationalism, the far right and antifascists in the Ukrainian army, and how the war has affected their position in society.
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Denys Pilash — On March 11th 2023 our friend and comrade of Commons, known political economist, political scientist, labour movement historian and an activist of left-wing movements and solidarity with Ukraine, Marco Bojcun, passed away.
The Labour and Freedom Alliance will not field a candidate for the presidential elections in Turkey, announced Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Co-Chair Pervin Buldan.
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Kurdistan Democratic Communities Union — This Newroz, millions of people must destroy the fascist AKP-MHP government by igniting the torch of resistance against oppression and oppressors.
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The crisis in the banking industry has sent stock markets around the world into gyrations. What caused all of this? Is this a passing crisis? What impact will it have on the real economy? Ashley Smith interviews Michael Roberts.
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South Asia Solidarity Group seeks to make links with the revolutionary left in South Asia and amplify their demands for democracy and against fascism. In mid-February they attend the 11th Congress of the CPI(ML) Liberation which has been at the forefront of resisting the fascism of the Modi regime.