Tag: Ukraine

Is the present Ukraine РRussia Conflict an Imperialist  War? Raj Sahai РSunday March 20, 2022

Russia launched an invasion of Ukraine on the 24th of February 2022. As of now, hundreds of civilians and thousands of soldiers of both sides have lost their lives. Oil Prices have risen steeply. Working classes in the US and Russia and in fact all over the world will be poorer as a result of additional inflation, which in the past year in the US was already very high, at 7.9%. However, this war did not start in 2022, but rather in 2014, with the Maidan counter Revolution aided and encouraged by the US. There is a great present danger of this war spreading beyond Ukraine, if the US either directly or indirectly expands it.

The world is passing through a very dangerous moment . Why is this happening now? Our speaker, Raj Sahai. of ICSS, will try to explain it using Lenin’s thesis on Imperialism and War.

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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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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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