National Sections of the L5I:

Americas

Groundhog Day II- The Sequel

We have compared the police and vigilante terror against black people in the United States to a horror version of the film “Groundhog Day” before. Read more...

Homophobia and racism after the Orlando massacre

The murder of 49 people at Pulse, a gay night club in Orlando, Florida is a horrific event which provokes the deepest sympathy both for the survivors and for the grieving families, partners and friend Read more...

A fork in the road confronts the Bernie Sanders movement

Bernie Sanders’ decision to run for president has done more than shake up the Democratic Party, it has created the possibility of a new political party in a way that has not been seen since the 1960s. Read more...

'Order and Progress': Brazil after the fall of Dilma

After the final ousting of President Dilma Rousseff on 12 May the new interim, President, Michel Temer, claimed the motto on the State Emblem of Brazil - “order and progress” - would be enforced once Read more...

We have lost a battle but not the war – the struggle goes on!

Gaining more than the necessary two-thirds majority of the 513 deputies in Brazil’s Congress the constitutional coup by the reactionary and corrupt right-wing parties took a major leap forward on the Read more...

Brazil: the Dilma government and the offensive of the Right

After a phase in which populist and Bolivarian movements gained strength and won government office in several Latin American countries, there is now a new development. Read more...

US Primaries: Bernie Sanders for President?

Media coverage of the US presidential primaries is largely concentrated on the Republican Party. Read more...

Brazil: A "coup" against the working class

In June 2013, the masses took to the streets of Brazil to protest at increases in fares on public transport. Read more...