National Sections of the L5I:

Analysis by Country

The split in the European Left Party: Between reformism and populism

Clashes in the European Left Party, ELP, led to a split at the beginning of July. Read more...

Turkey: Economy at the cliff edge

Writing in the Guardian at the beginning of June, Kenneth Rogoff, a professor of economics at Harvard, posed an important question: "Are the brewing exchange rate and debt crises in Argentina and Turk Read more...

Germany: Nazis march in Berlin - a serious warning

On Saturday, August 17, German fascists were able to hold a march in Berlin in memory of Hitler's deputy, Rudolf Hess. Read more...

UK: The Rise of the Far Right - and how to stop it

On July 14, amidst the political chaos of the Tory cabinet’s splits over Brexit and Donald Trump’s visit, a “Free Tommy Robinson” rally packed Whitehall with 6-10,000 assorted far rightists, fascists Read more...

USA: No to Prison Slavery

In April of this year, inmates at the Lee Correctional Center in South Carolina took strike action in protest at the brutal conditions in the prison. Read more...

Stormy times ahead in Pakistan

In the general election in Pakistan, held on July 25, the Pakistan Justice Movement, PTI, of Imran Khan, won 116 seats, with 16.8 million votes. Read more...

UK: Defiance, not Compliance, with renewed antisemitism witch hunt

It’s August, often called the silly season, but the latest campaign against Jeremy Corbyn and some of his prominent supporters is no laughing matter. Read more...