08 December 2015
Alex Callinicos argues that socialists and anti-imperialists have to build the broadest and biggest anti-war movement possible. But this task faces new complications
10 November 2015
Warmongers are using the downing of a Russian jet killing 224 passengers and crew as justification for a new war in Syria.
13 October 2015
The Tories want to push forward with proposals to join the US in bombing Syria. They claim this will stop the rise of Isis and make Britain safer.
06 October 2015
Russia’s military intervention in Syria has confirmed the most basic reality of the war—outside powers increasingly dominate Syria’s fate.
06 October 2015
The Tories are talking up the prospect of winning a vote for airstrikes in Syria.
17 March 2015
US president Barack Obama rushed to condemn the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, last week.
03 March 2015
Tens of thousands of people marched through Moscow on Sunday of last week following the murder of opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.
24 February 2015
A blast ripped through a demonstration in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv last Sunday, killing two and injuring ten people.
10 February 2015
The civil war in Ukraine has several dimensions. The first is the fighting on the ground. This is escalating despite last September’s Minsk ceasefire agreement, which was supposed to end it.
02 December 2014
More than 1,000 people marched through Moscow, Russia, last weekend against plans to sack thousands of health workers and close dozens of clinics.
21 October 2014
Nigeria; Catalonia; Russia
02 September 2014
The Ukraine crisis is a paradoxical situation—a conflict between two imperial powers, both of which see themselves as acting defensively, writes Alex Callinicos
26 August 2014
Russia will send another “humanitarian aid” convoy to Ukraine in the next few days, foreign minister Sergey Lavrov has said.
19 August 2014
Heavy fighting is continuing between government and pro-Russian separatist forces in eastern Ukraine.
29 July 2014
The Troublemaker looks at some people on Putin's payroll that David Cameron might want to sanction, some politicians' junkets, a few crooked cops and some love nuggets
22 July 2014
Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in eastern Ukraine above territory held by pro-Russian separatists on Thursday of last week.
22 July 2014
The Tate’s Malevich exhibition combines a history of the Russian Revolution with a rare opportunity to see some truly great art, says Peter Robinson
24 June 2014
The crisis in Iraq shows the weakness of the US — and that means movements from below can strike blows against the whole system, Alex Callinicos tells Socialist Worker
13 May 2014
Two Ukrainian provinces voted for independence in a referendum last weekend.
22 April 2014
The imperial powers’ brinkmanship in Ukraine continues despite their peace deal, writes Simon Basketter