Ukraine: A turning point in the war?
Do the Ukrainian offensives around Kharkiv and in the south mean that the nature of the war has changed? How much pressure are Putin and the Russian troops under? What will be the effect on the global economy and political situation? Per-Åke Westerl...
The New Cold War brings a new nuclear dystopia
On this day 77 years ago, the U.S. government dropped the second atomic bomb in the center of Nagasaki, a Japanese city of more than a quarter of a million people with no tactical military value. The following article is about the rising threat of nu...
Sweden & Finland: No to NATO!
Policy coup for capitalist and imperialist interests Per Olsson, Rattvisepartiet Socialisterna (ISA in Sweden) (This article was first published on 19 May 2022) In an undemocratic, coup-like manner and with the help of a cynical “shock doctrine”, ...
Why socialists oppose Western military intervention?
Andy Moxley, Socialist Alternative (ISA in the United States) ISA condemns the bloody Russian invasion of Ukraine, which has already displaced millions and killed or wounded thousands, and demands the withdrawal of Russian troops immediately. This...
Ukraine and China: Xi Jinping plays Russian Roulette
Cracks surface in “no limits” alliance with Putin Vincent Kolo, ISA “One who is not acquainted with the designs of his neighbours should not enter into alliances with them.” These are the words of legendary military strategist Sun Tzu more than 2,0...
War update: Into week 4 of Putin’s war
Destruction, negotiations and economic turmoil Per Olsson, Rattvisepartiet Socialisterna (ISA in Sweden) The Putin regime’s war against Ukraine has entered its fourth week, and the number of victims is growing. Despite repeated talks and a number o...
Imperialist aggression: War in Ukraine
No to the war in Ukraine! Troops should return home. Build an anti-war movement in the workplaces and universities. This is the call being made by Socialisticheskaya Alternativa in Russia. Socialisticheskaya Alternativa (ISA in Russia) reporters No...
New cold war: What now for Ukrainian conflict?
Russia will recognise the independence of the two disputed regions in Ukraine — Donetsk and Luhansk. Russian troops will act as “peacekeepers”. This marks another extremely dangerous stage in what could end up as the worst war seen in Europe since WW2.
Kazakhstan: Revolutionary events and military intervention
Revolutionary events such as those that have taken place in Kazakhstan over the last couple of days have their own dynamic — once started they are difficult to stop. Now dozens have been killed and thousands arrested as foreign troops arrive.
Russia coronavirus: The “old, sick wolf” relaxes lock-down while infection rates soar
Within days, Russia will have the second highest number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the world, second only to the US Rob Jones ISA Already over 260,000 cases, the number is currently increasing by 10–12000 a day. At the epicenter is...
SVB Bank collapses: A new global banking crisis?
The threat of a banking crisis hovers over the world economy after the crash of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the second largest banking collapse in US h...