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Reader Comments: Ending Ukraine War; Ukraine and the Left; Grad Students; Who Is Working-Class; Amazon Rainforest; Jackie Robinson; Amazon Rally Sunday; May Day; Global Green New Deal; Labor Notes Conference; Teaching Socialism; Mark Rogovin; more...

Is Putin Heading Toward a Partition of Ukraine?

Zoltán Grossman CounterPunch
Teaching college classes about the geographies of Russia and East-Central Europe, it is becoming clear that Putin’s ultimate goal is to carve off a distinct Russian-speaking region from Ukraine. The partition of Ukraine is very much on the table.

Ukraine War Threatens Food Supplies in Fragile Arab World

Zenia Karam AP News
From Lebanon, Iraq and Syria to Sudan and Yemen, millions of people in the Middle East whose lives were already upended by conflict, displacement and poverty are now wondering where their next meals will come from.

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Kaddish

Esther Kamkar
Esther Kamkar’s prayer for the dead addresses the vast universality of war’s human tragedy.
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