Last Sunday, March 19th, Voices for New Democracy hosted our latest monthly political forum covering the crisis in Ukraine and its implications for global geopolitics. Spring Wang, Steve Clark, and Floyd Huen joined the panel to discuss each of their analyses around the current international situation, sparking spirited debate over the nature of the war in Ukraine, its beneficiaries, and the long-simmering tensions and contradictions that preceded it. The debate raised key questions and implications that the Left should consider in our analysis of global politics and our strategy for building progressive change.
Watch the full forum below, and email firstname.lastname@example.org to submit your own reflections on these issues.
One reply on “Watch: Forum on Ukraine, The New Cold War, and The Changing International Situation”
The primary issue in Ukraine is the nation’s right of liberation and self-determination, not US interference in an old Russian proprietary domain (which, of course, is a secondary factor in the overall situation, as is Russia’s continuous meddling). Mao spoke to this in “On Contradiction.” Here’s more: https://globalprojects.typepad.com/globaltalk/2022/04/getting-to-the-principal-contradiction-in-ukraine.html.