National Sections of the L5I:

USA

USA: Strike wave shakes up fast-food chains

Strike wave shakes up fast-food chains

Since April, workers campaigning for better wages and the right to unionize have shut down hundreds of restaurants in one-day strikes across five cities. Read more...

US fiscal cliff crisis – postponed, not resolved

The majority of financial analysts and bourgeois economists were quite optimistic about 2013. Read more...

After Obama's victory, what next?

When all the votes had been tallied, it was clear that Barack Obama had won quite comfortably. Read more...

Obama’s Four More Years

Barack Obama has got his “four more years”. That there was any doubt, shows the contrast to four years ago. Read more...

US Election: Obama doesn't deserve the workers' votes

It seems like only yesterday that America faced the question of whether Barack Obama would be the country’s first black president. Read more...

Ron Paul: a bigoted, reactionary enemy of the 99%

A few progressive activists in the US look to the Republican Senator Ron Paul as a synpathiser for radical change. His position on the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan and his outbursts against big business have fooled many into thinking he is on the left - but the reality is very different Read more...

Building #Occupy 2.0: How can we strengthen our movement?

 

Almost five months ago, after a dozen or so individuals gathered for a direct-action demonstration against the greed and corruption of the economic elites of Wall Street and Washington has since then transformed into one of the largest and most dynamic global social movements of recent memory. Read more...

Occupy:“New York’s finest” storm Freedom Square

The New York Police attacked Occupy Wall Street, clearing the park and arresting many protesters in a clampdown aimed at destroying the Occupy movement, writes Dave Stockton Read more...