Aurora: Communist Women in the Donbas Resistance

Jim “Fergie” Chambers Katya and Svetlana show off their Soviet-themed redesign of the DPR flag A 3-part interview with Svetlana and Katya, from the Donetsk Marxist-Feminist organization 13.05.2022, DONETSK, DONETSK PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC- Nearly two weeks ago, I spent the May 1st, International Worker’s Day, with six members of the Donestk-based Marxist feminist group “Aurora.” The…

“Stay Safe”: The Whole World Is in Harms’ Way

Jim “Fergie” Chambers This house, a small homestead for a family of 6, in the Petrovsky district of Donetsk, was hit with a Ukrainian rocket last week. Shells continued to land nearby as we spoke with this family yesterday, as they have very day for 8 years In short, those of us who have any…

The Immortal Regiment, Moscow, 9 May 2022

Oleg Yasinsky (Image by Oleg Yasinsky) “Our dead will not leave us in disgrace. Our fallen are like sentinels”, sang Vladimir Vysotsky, the Soviet Union’s most popular troubadour, in his famous song “He did not return from combat”. The heart of the cultural identity of the people of the USSR was our historical memory of…

Siliconology

Apparatchik Arte et Labore, 2021 Bourgeois technophilia, not to mention the rotten New York-Los Angeles “avante-garde,” is a perverse pastime kept alive with dollars made in surveillance and repression. The heat and blood of revolutionary struggle will produce futurities beyond anything they can imagine. The cosmos are not theirs to claim. In a January 2020 essay published…

Borotba: Fighting Fascism is the Duty of Everyone on the Planet

Borotba Statement by Borotba (Struggle), a revolutionary Marxist organization banned in Ukraine since 2014. Translated for Struggle-La Lucha by Greg Butterfield. May 9 marks the 77th anniversary of the Day of Victory over Nazi Germany. Almost a century separates us from those events. However, right now we see what a colossal impact they continue to…

The Palestinian Left Will Not Be Hijacked

Samar Al-Saleh and L.K. “American Imperialism is the Bitter Enemy of the Palestinian People,” from the Palestine Poster Project Archives. A Critique of Palestine: A Socialist Introduction The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine’s political program, Strategy for the Liberation of Palestine (1969), emphasized the indispensable role of political thought in the Palestinian national…

No to the Covid Passport!

Ezkerraldea antifaxista.- These are not good times for the working class. To the historical setbacks due to the collapse of the different liberating projects, we must now add the campaign of total domestication sponsored by the apparatuses of power. Not even in our worst hypotheses could we have imagined that the unrest and tension among…

Russia: Statement of the Presidium of the Central Committee of the Communist Party on QR Codes and Mandatory Vaccination

“Curing an infection and not generating social diseases.” The COVID-19 pandemic continues to exacerbate the country’s socio-economic crisis. Capitalist Russia was not prepared to fight the new coronavirus infection. It was a direct consequence of the vicious policy of destroying primary health care, closing health care facilities, a chronic shortage of medical personnel, years of…

Anti-Imperialists Convene in Venezuela for Carabobo Bicentennial Congress

Cindy Forster Opening day of the Bicentennial Congress of Peoples of the World in Caracas, Venezuela. June 21, 2021. Photo: Twitter @dannyshawcuny Venezuela has launched a bold call for unity among the left at the International Bicentennial Congress of the Peoples of the World, taking place this week in Caracas, June 21st to 24th. Conceived…

Let Us Never Forget Why Muammar Gaddafi was Assassinated

Editorial Comment: The following article was first published on March 22,2019. A.V. Peter Koenig and Russia-TV24 Gaddafi was certainly not killed for humanitarian reasons. He wanted to empower Africa. He had a plan to create a new African Union, based on a new African economic system. He wanted to introduce the Gold Dinar to back…