National Sections of the L5I:

USA

Fury after grand jury fails to charge killer cop

For the second time in four months images of rioting in Ferguson, Missouri swept around the world. Dave Stockton looks at the widespread racism in the town and across America that fuelled this anger Read more...

USA: low paid fight for $15

As the fight for a living wage begins to take off here in Britain, Chris Clough takes inspiration from the Fight for $15 campaign in the US Read more...

Racist Cop Murders spark resistance

The execution of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson on August 9 has provoked almost two weeks of protest on the streets of Ferguson, an impoverished suburb of S Read more...

Overturn the Hobby Lobby ruling! For the right to birth control of your choice!

The highest court in the US has dealt a serious blow against women’s rights and our right to control our bodies. Read more...

Fight for 15!

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...