National Sections of the L5I:

Liberation

International Women’s Day and its working class origins

The struggle for women’s rights exploded towards the end of the 19th Century, as hundreds of thousands of women in the industrialised countries were drawn into mass production. Read more...

Pakistan: Women organise union in the home-based industrial sector

Women workers are often the hardest hit by neo-liberal restructuring and capitalist crisis. Read more...

Solidarity with student struggles in India

Revolution, the international Communist youth organisation, declares its complete solidarity with students at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), against the arrest of JNU Student Union President Kanha Read more...

Sweden's Social Democratic-Green government tightens up borders

At the start of the refugee crisis, in the autumn of 2015, Swedish authorities behaved relatively decently, compared to other European countries. Read more...

The battle for Aleppo and the imperialist-brokered ceasefire

Once again, a wave of tens of thousands of refugees is trying to cross the Syrian-Turkish border, seeking asylum from the horrors of Syria’s civil war, with 35,000 at the Bab al-Salama border crossing Read more...

Cologne attacks spark racist backlash

ON New Year's Eve, in Cologne, hundreds of women were intimidated and threatened. At least two rapes were reported. Read more...

France: Regional elections reveal threat from Front National

Marine Le Pen's Front National, FN, was expected to do well in the regional elections in France in early December but, although it did not win control of a single region, the results still came as a s Read more...

Hollande’s declaration of  “war” threatens the French working class

“France is at war,” declared President François Hollande after the barbaric massacre in the centre of Paris – adding that it will be pitiless. War - but against whom? Read more...