National Sections of the L5I:

Analysis by Country

Germany: No to a Grand Coalition

After it lost the Bundestag elections last September, the Social Democratic Party, SPD, declared that it could not "go on like this" and that it had to renew itself on its social base. Read more...

UK:From the ruins of Carillion and PFI, let's build a real alternative

THE UK's second largest construction and services contractor collapsed on Monday, threatening the jobs of its 43,000 workers and tens of thousands more in the supply chain. Read more...

Rajoy pierde las elecciones catalanas; ahora es el momento de echarlo

Las elecciones en Cataluña no han deshecho el atasco de forma favorable a los intereses del presidente del gobierno español Mariano Rajoy. De hecho, su táctica ha fallado e incluso ha debilitado su po Read more...

Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht - heroes of the revolution

Ninety nine years ago, on the night of 15 January 1919, two of the greatest revolutionary socialists in history, Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, were brutally murdered by right-wing soldiers actin Read more...

Austria: Right wing coalition reveals its plans



On December 18, Austria's new government, a coalition of the conservative People's Party, ÖVP, and the extremely right wing, Freedom Party, FPÖ, was inaugurated. Read more...

Solidarity with the movement in Iran! No to imperialist interference!

"Bread, work, freedom!" Since December 28, a new movement of workers, the poor, the youth and impoverished sections of the petty bourgeoisie has been gathering in Iran against the dictatorship of the Read more...

The political crisis in Germany: no to another Grand Coalition!

The failure of talks to form a coalition government of the Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union, CDU/CSU, the Free Democratic Party, FDP, and the Green Party, in mid November, revealed a Read more...

Rajoy loses Catalan elections - now it's time to throw him out

The elections in Catalonia have not, as Spanish premier Mariano Rajoy gambled they would, broken the logjam in his favour. Indeed, his tactic has failed and even weakened his position. Read more...