Desperately seeking socialism: why the Soviet Union's left-wing dissidents matter today
This new collection of essays seeks to rebalance our understanding of dissent in the late Soviet Union, drawing attention to democratic socialists from the 1950s into the 1980s.
Kazakhstan: state threat to shut down independent trade unions
Five years ago today, Kazakhstan's security forces clashed with protesting workers in the oil town of Zhanaozen, killing 14. Now the authorities are going after independent trade unions.
Break the silence on Azerbaijan oil workers’ deaths
Months on from a deadly fire on a Caspian sea oil rig, the Azerbaijani authorities are yet to conduct a full investigation.