Tag: antimilitarism

The “railroad war”: workers from both blocs wage war against the war

19 April, 2022 · Europe · Belarus · Greece · Italy · Russia · Ukraine

Railroad war. US tank stranded in Greece due to railwaymen's action.
Railroad war. US tank stranded in Greece due to railwaymen's action.

The so-called “railroad war” is not limited to actions of workers in the Russian bloc or even railroad workers: trains and planes loaded with tanks and arms shipments have been stopped by workers in the US bloc…. Although naturally the European press has reported only marginally about it.

A timely rescued song

16 April, 2022 · Music

Отава Ё
Отава Ё

During the last two months the crackdown on anti-militarism in Russia has been systematic and forceful. In this leaden atmosphere practically nothing creeps in and becomes visible beyond very narrow circles. And yet, little things, some songs for instance, work as nods showing that under the apparent calm of police control and suppression, more embers are smoldering than it may seem at first glance.

War and revolutionary defeatism

11 March, 2022 · Publications · History

Continuing with the recovery of texts of our current, we digitized (in Spanish) three articles published in the French editions of FOR between 1980 and 1986 on war and revolutionary defeatism. They have always been fundamental, but now they are even more urgent.

Can Russian anti-militarism end the war in Ukraine?

6 March, 2022 · Russia

Police detain a Yandex rider at an anti-war rally in Petersburg
Police detain a Yandex rider at an anti-war rally in Petersburg

The anti-militarist movement in Russia is proving capable of mobilizing hundreds of thousands of people across the country. Its adherents are showing true heroism in the face of an increasingly brutal repression. But its citizenist approaches condemn Russian anti-militarism, as it is today, to political impotence. And yet…