National Sections of the L5I:

USA

Trump's Season’s Tweetings - no joy to the World

Donald Trump’s foreign policy descends ever deeper into farce. Or so it could be described, were its consequences not likely to prove extremely tragic for many people in the Middle East. Read more...

USA: A Shift to the Left - and its Limits

Tuesday, November 6, saw the US midterm elections to one third of the seats in the Senate and all of those in the House of Representatives, as well as at the local and state level in many places. Read more...

The Political Contradictions of DSA

Watching the far left in the United States attempt to make sense of the dizzying rise of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) can't help but remind one of the old story of a group of blind men a Read more...

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...

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...

West Virginia Teachers: Raising the Class Struggle Stakes

Truth be told, it caught most of us by surprise. Read more...