National Sections of the L5I:

Americas

Donald Trump’s first foray into foreign affairs

Donald Trump used his eight-day, five-country visit to the Middle East and Europe to emphasise that his election campaign statements on foreign affairs; Nato is obsolete, Brexit is beautiful, climate Read more...

Crisis in Venezuela: the next “colour revolution”?

For two months, the right opposition in Venezuela has been mobilising against the Maduro government. Read more...

Brazil in turmoil: The Temer tapes

On May 17, a political bomb exploded in the capital city of Brazil, Brasilia. Read more...

General strike in Brazil: Unions, social movements and students, all out together!

The general strike in Brazil on 28 April was rated a great success by the trade unions, the social movements and the various parts of the left. Read more...

USA: May Day, 2017

The irony of May Day in the USA is that this workers' holiday, celebrated officially in 66 countries in the world and unofficially in most of the rest, had its origins in the United States. Read more...

Brazil: working class joins resistance

March 15 was a remarkable day with strikes and protests throughout Brazil. The working class, along with the youth movement, took to the streets on massive demonstrations across the country. Read more...

Unite the resistance against Trump's 'Muslim Ban'

Donald Trump’s viciously racist executive orders barring entry to the USA to visitors from seven Muslim countries, barring indefinitely Syrian refugees whose rights are guaranteed by international tre Read more...

Millions march against Trump

It was the largest international demonstration since the Iraq War. The ‘Women’s March’ on 21 January capped a two day explosion of resistance to the inauguration of Donald Trump.  Read more...