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Recipes of curbing the crisis. Review of an international conference

Recipes of curbing the crisis. Review of an international conference

On the day of October Revolution, November 7, left-wing academics and activists in Kyiv proved their ability to carry out socially critical activities of international level. The renowned Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (KPI) has hosted researchers from Ukraine, France, Great Britain, Russia, Belgium, Germany, and Greece. The“Economic Crisis or Crisis of Neoliberalism? Alternative Development Policy for Ukraine” conference ascertained a high level of debate against the dominant ideological discourse.

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The Voice of Non-Militants: the Experience of Women from Eastern Ukraine

The Voice of Non-Militants: the Experience of Women from Eastern Ukraine

Nina Potarska Destroyed houses around Slavyansk. In war situations, women are pushed out of the public and into the private sphere which has long since ceased to be the place of homey home. Creator: European Commission DG ECHO. This image is licensed under Creative Commons License. Translated by Dafna Rachok In times of war, when […]

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Unite or Fall: Labor Protests in Ukraine in the Face of the Crises

Unite or Fall: Labor Protests in Ukraine in the Face of the Crises

Ukraine is facing changes of a significant scale. Caused by external and internal factors and processes, these changes will influence the socio-economic and political reality of the majority of Ukrainians. The character and degree of the changes are yet to be defined in the political struggle inside the country. Do workers, as the biggest social class, have the potential to press for their interests in the face of a spiraling crisis?

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Ukraine’s labour reforms threaten workers’ rights

Ukraine’s labour reforms threaten workers’ rights

Vitaly Dudin Neoliberal modernisation in Ukraine is nothing new. The processes and forces pushing it forward long predate the ousting of Viktor Yanukovych last February. But since the events of 2014, this process has been expedited and has arrived at a key issue: the laws governing the way people work.  To that end, employers are […]

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A socialist case for Ukraine

A socialist case for Ukraine

On the anniversary of the fall of Ukrainian President Yanukovych, which marked the onset of the current conflict, Rob Ferguson and Tomas Tengely-Evans interview Volodymyr Ishchenko in Kiev. They talk about recent military defeats of Ukrainian army, draft evasion, collapsing economy, global imperialist rivalry, and the right and left in Ukraine RF: Volodymyr, there is currently […]

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Will the Ceasefire Hold in Ukraine?

Will the Ceasefire Hold in Ukraine?

Volodymyr Ishchenko says the ceasefire is likely just a pause before another military campaign begins.

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