National Sections of the L5I:

Americas

Solidarity with US prison strike!

In spite of an almost total mainstream media blackout on the National Prison Strike, along with suppression and repression of any news from the administrations of the various prisons themselves about Read more...

USA: No to Prison Slavery

In April of this year, inmates at the Lee Correctional Center in South Carolina took strike action in protest at the brutal conditions in the prison. Read more...

Brazil, July 8 – Lula remains in prison

On the morning of July 8, a Sunday, social networks in Brazil were excited by the news that the judge of the Federal Regional Court of the Fourth Region (TRF4), Rogério Favreto, had granted Habeas Cor Read more...

Mexico - can AMLO’s landslide open the doors to revolution?

The landslide victory on July 1 of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known as AMLO for short, with over 24 million votes and 53 percent of the vote, was a humiliation for the traditional parties of the cor Read more...

Brazil: The truck drivers' uprising

In the last days of May almost nothing moved in Brazil. Read more...

New York: From Union Struggles to Class Struggle at The New School

In the last weeks of summer term 2018, the New School, a private non-profit research university centered in Manhattan, New York City, was shaken by a series of struggles by its workers who were finall Read more...

Labor Notes 2018: Successes pose new challenges for union activists

Three thousand trade unionists assembled in Chicago for Labor Notes’ biennial conference on 8-11 April. Many there claimed it was the biggest Labor Notes conference ever. Read more...

Brazil: The arrest of Lula

These are tense days in Brazil. Read more...