Tag Archives: Kiev

The Left Agenda at the Maidan and After

Report on “The Left and the Maidan” conference in Kiev, April 2014. Continue reading

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Ukraine and Bosnia: historic uprisings

In Ukraine, an unexpected eruption of mass struggle led to the overthrow of Ukraine’s corrupt, oligarchic, and ultimately murderous President Viktor Yanukovych. In Bosnia, at the same time, massive, nationwide discontent with the corrupt system left in place when the 1995 Dayton Accords partitioned the country has led to the equally unexpected creation of new forms of democratic organization. Continue reading

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Ukraine: New Unions and Democratic Left meet

Kiev was host to an historic international gathering of workers’ organizations from four formerly Soviet nations that demonstrated the development of a new independent labor movement in Ukraine, now very active in the huge democratic-revolutionary movement. Continue reading

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Queer Notes, January-February 2013

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Queer Notes by Elise The newly signed law that would have protected all California Queer youth from “ex-gay” therapies and therapies to change gender expression has been suspended. Federal Appeals Court … Continue reading

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