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The struggle for real democracy and people’s power in Ukraine

May 31st, 2019|Economy, real democracy, Self-determination, Ukraine, Visions|0 Comments

By Mark Zobov, chair of the Moral and Intellectual Choice Association, Ukraine

Translation by Anna Alexandrovna Krapivnik

The Ukrainian people made their choice: they elected a novice as president, and were condemned again as a bad bunch. They had once voted for a […]

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Striking back at McMafia in Ukraine

Empire of Capital by Yuliya YurchenkoUkrainians of all ages and walks of life demonstrated astonishing courage and perseverance in opposition to corruption and misrule during two huge protest actions over the past […]

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Beyond Wigan: themes & actions

December 22nd, 2018|art, ecology, neoliberalism, precarity, real democracy|0 Comments

The world of work – global precarity and inequality

 

It’s the shock doctrine in action.

The major focus of neo-liberalism has been to destroy workers’ rights and drive down wages by creating self-employed precarious workers – or oppressed workers with no […]

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Mapping out the road from Wigan Pier

Wigan PierWigan – the name is full of resonance. Little did we know that our meeting place, Sunshine House, was close to the old tripe shop where writer George Orwell penned […]

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The Modernist future, interrupted

July 18th, 2018|art, History, Poland, Reviews, revolution, Russian Revolution, Trotsky, Ukraine, Visions|1 Comment

This summer, Malmö’s Moderna Museet, along with its partner, the Sztuki museum in Łódź, Poland is staging a must-see show about Modernism. It brings to life two little-known Polish artists whose ideas and life were shaped by revolution and […]

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Russian Revolution: A huge leap into the unknown

July 11th, 2017|anti-war, capitalism, real democracy, revolution, Russian Revolution, Visions|2 Comments

In the first of a series of articles to mark the centenary of the 1917 Russian Revolution, Corinna Lotz talks to British Library curator, Ekaterina Rogatchevskaia

One hundred years ago this month, stormy demonstrations of workers and soldiers broke out […]

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Review: How Varoufakis’ dream turned into a nightmare

May 19th, 2017|capitalism, debt, Economy, Greece, Social movement|0 Comments

Yanis Varoufakis: Adults in the Room, My Battle with Europe’s Deep Establishment

Yanis Varoufakis lost his 2015 battle with what he calls “Europe’s deep establishment”. Now he’s working […]

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May Day message from Afghanistan

May 1st, 2017|Afghanistan, anti-war, capitalism, real democracy, terror, trade unions|0 Comments

We celebrate May Day at a time when capitalists and big powers are intensifying attacks on the gains and rights of the workers, youths, women and migrants around the world. It is the nature of the inhuman capitalist system, in […]

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Realising a postponed future

April 29th, 2017|art, Reviews, revolution|1 Comment

Contemporary Ukrainian artists, film-makers and writers pay tribute to earlier generations who created a futuristic moment in 20th century art in the Postponed Futures show at London’s GRAD gallery.

What was their future is now our distant past – but the future […]

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