Tag: Russia

How the US Instigated the Ukraine Crisis – Rick Sterling – Feb 27, 2022 10:30 AM PT

Russia recognized the independence of Donetsk and Luhansk, and sent troops into Ukraine this week. In a one hour address, President Putin said the goal was the “de-Nazification” of Ukraine.
It is now clear the Russian statements and proposed peace treaty in December 2021 were deadly serious. At that time the Russians said the US and NATO were crossing red lines, they felt threatened and would not abide this endlessly. Now they have taken action.

Join us at Sunday Mornings at the Marxist Library on zoom (sign up to our mailing list to get a link) for an important, timely, and informative presentation and discussion on Ukraine.

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Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping on the Global Crisis

Sun, Feb 20, 2022: 10:30am-12:30pm PT

On February 2022, Vladimir Putin, President of Russia joined Xi Jinping, President of the PRC, to take part in the opening ceremonies of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing. They also released a 5000 word document, “Joint Statement of the Russian Federation and the People‚Äôs Republic of China on the International Relations Entering a New Era and the Global Sustainable Development.”

This document expresses the views of two of the world’s largest nuclear powers, both permanent members of the UN Security Council. As such, it merits the closest attention by anyone concerned with the survival and well-being of our species.

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Ukraine and the Class Struggle

Sun, Feb 13, 2022; 10:30am-12:30pm

Bourgeois ideologists have been successful in obscuring the class basis of various international conflicts. Too few on the Left actively counter those narratives. We will discuss the consequences of this failure for the struggle for working-class power, using Ukraine as a kind of case study. Attendees are invited and urged to bring their insights and knowledge to the discussion. Richard Fallenbaum, a member of ICSS will make a brief introduction..

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