Wednesday, 21 February , 2024

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Do we need Marxism? Marxism and Stalinism

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos In my previous article on Alexandr Buzgalin and his time, the Perestroika turned Katastroika (https://www.defenddemocracy.press/aleksandr-buzgalin-and-his-time-the-soviet-russian-tragedy/) I put the question if Marxism is...

Peace has no meaningful alternative. Four theses

By Tamás Krausz (*) First thesis Even though the imperialism of the 21st century is connected to the developments of the 20th century with a thousand...

The United States, the Russian Oligarchs and the looting of the...

The Harvard Boys Do Russia After seven years of economic “reform” financed by billions of dollars in U.S. By Janine R. Wedel May 14, 1998 After seven years...

Russia is right: The West promised not to enlarge NATO &...

By Tarik Cyril Amar, a historian from Germany at Koç University in Istanbul working on Russia, Ukraine, and Eastern Europe, the history of World War...

Sergei Glaziev on the Soviet collapse. An interview with Dimitris Konstantakopoulos

part 1 / 2 By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos Thirty years after the dissolution of the USSR, Sergey Yurievich Glaziev speaks about the failure of Perestroika, the results...

Cohen: “Τhe breakup of the Soviet Union undermined the march toward...

A moment with...Stephen F. Cohen By Mark F. Bernstein ’83 April 23, 2008 To gauge how much international politics have changed over the last 40 years, consider...

Stephen Cohen. Why Did the Soviet Union End?

Speech at the International Conference The USSR 1989 – 1991: Historical Experience and Lessons for the Future at the Gorbachev Foundation. 10-11 November 2011 It...

Bush aided Yeltsin in ’91 coup, new report says

By Walter Pincus May 15, 1994 At the time of the August 1991 attempted coup against then-Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, the Bush administration gave intelligence...

The Ukraine: The USA is responsible for the escalation and must...

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos Back in 1992, when I was a correspondent in Moscow, the French review Sous le Drapeau du Socialisme asked me for an...

Financial globalisation: should China move in?

By Samir Amin Aug 23, 2018 Reflecting on the current crisis in the capitalist system, Samir Amin wonders whether China would be attempted to try to...