National Sections of the L5I:

Americas

The Black Lives Matter movement

Over the past 12 months, the world’s lens has focused on the killing of Black Americans by US police. Read more...

From Civil Rights to Black Power

On the evening of 1 December 1955, a Black woman passenger in a bus in Montgomery, Alabama started a revolution. Read more...

Venezuela: Hands off, Mr President!

At the beginning of April, 2015, the US president, Barack Obama, signed a decree establishing a state of emergency with regard to Venezuela, because the country had become a threat to the USA. Read more...

Brazil - which tactics towards the reformists?

In the face of recent protests and the general political situation, the Brazilian left faces a dilemma. Read more...

The water crisis in São Paulo

For years we have been reading that water is becoming so scarce on a worldwide scale that in the course of the 21st-century wars could be fought over it. Read more...

Review: Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights

Joy Macready reviews Katha Pollitt, ‘Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights’, Picador, 2014, pp258, $25 Read more...

USA: Half measures won't win longshore and steel workers' disputes

In the long lasting retreat of the organized labor contingent of the American working class, any signs of life are seen as major victories. Read more...