Typographers’ revolt: The day Bucharest stood still

December 2018 marked the 100-year anniversary of the slaughter of striking typographers and workers of Bucharest, Romania. More than 15,000...

The roots of fascism in Ukraine: From Nazi collaboration to Maidan

In recent years Ukraine has popped up in the mainstream media due to explosive political developments. Starting with the “Orange Revolution” in November of...

Crimea Referendum: the hidden truth behind the U.S.-Russia rivalry

The same militarists who criminally invaded and bombed sovereign Iraq are now crying very big crocodile tears about respect for sovereignty in Ukraine.

Russia: The struggle against anti-LGBTQ repression

The attention of the international lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community and its supporters has been fixed on Russia in recent weeks.

Kyrgyzstan: The national question and imperialism

The Central Asian Republic of Kyrgyzstan has been the scene of a bloody conflict since June 10. Estimates of the casualties vary widely, with the country's interim president estimating up to 2,000 deaths.

Anniversary of Berlin Wall demise gives workers no reason to cheer

The results of a BBC poll, released Nov. 9 in the midst of the Berlin Wall media circus, found that only 11 percent of people globally believe free market capitalism "works well." The poll helps get to the truth behind the pageantry and propaganda put forward by the capitalist establishment and its media mouthpieces.

Russia, Georgia, and independence in the age of imperialism

The U.S. government and media have portrayed the latest conflict between Russia and Georgia over South Ossetia and Abkhazia as a resumption of Russia’s Soviet-era "domination" over the smaller, beleaguered country of Georgia.

The criminal legacy of Boris Yeltsin

Boris Yeltsin died on April 23 at the age of 76. He was best known for presiding over the 1991 capitalist counterrevolution in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. For that reason, few Russian workers mourned his death.

Yugoslavia: Nationalist competition opened door to imperialist intervention

Can different nationalities coexist within a single, multinational state? Many people point to the fracturing of Yugoslavia in the early 1990s as evidence that...

Oil, imperialism and national conflict in the Caucasus

The September 3 massacre of at least 360 children and adults in the town of Beslan, North Ossetia, in the Caucasus region of Russia, shocked the world and brought the conflict in the area into the public eye again.