The United States works on the principle that what’s mine is mine and what’s yours is a matter for negotiation.
Nato, despite its huge military superiority, presents itself as a defensive alliance, as ‘the good guys’.
A revolutionary situation could emerge in which Putin’s ‘managed capitalism’ and ‘managed democracy’ can be called into question.
Putin has resorted to a war of attrition against civilians.
Political bulletin for 2 March 2022
By KD Tait VLADIMIR PUTIN’S invasion of Ukraine is a savage and reactionary assault on the sovereignty and independence of the people of Ukraine. People around the world are rightly moved by images of the wrecked apartment blocks and a rising death toll, covered on their TV screens. The UN estimates (27 February) 160,000 refugees, […]
The main enemy is at home.
Putin’s threat to invade, let alone any actual invasion, must be condemned by all socialists and democrats.
The Turkish-Russian agreement on the establishment of a buffer zone along the Turkish-Syrian border, which was negotiated in Sochi on 22 October, has fundamentally changed the balance of power in Syria
By Svenja Spunck IN June, the Russian government announced a far-reaching pension “reform”. The main change is to raise the retirement age for women from 55 to 63 and for men from 60 to 65. What may sound to people in Germany like whingeing actually means working to the death in Russia, because average life […]