National Sections of the L5I:

Analysis by Country

Stop Bolsonaro!

Jair Bolsonaro, a semi-fascist, has gained 55 per cent in the presidential elections in Brazil as against 45 percent for Fernando Haddad, the candidate of the Workers' Party, PT. Read more...

Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF clings onto power

IN August, Emmerson Mnangagwa managed to gain just enough votes, 50.8 per cent, to win Zimbabwe’s presidential election, thus securing the post that he gained by force in the November 2017 military co Read more...

The Political Contradictions of DSA

Watching the far left in the United States attempt to make sense of the dizzying rise of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) can't help but remind one of the old story of a group of blind men a Read more...

France: The working class strikes back

With a successful day of action on October 9, the major trade unions, CGT, FO, Solidaires, FSU, which organise the most combative sectors of the French working class, have shown that they are still a Read more...

Germany: Quarter of a million march against racism

Saturday's "Indivisible" demonstrations in Berlin, Frankfurt and Karlsruhe brought hundreds of thousands out against racism and in solidarity with the refugees and immigrants who are its targets. Read more...

The Crisis in South Africa

Many schools, Labour councils and community groups will be celebrating Black History Month by re-telling the inspiring story of the anti-Apartheid struggle. And so they should. Read more...

One step forwards, two steps back

Labour’s annual conference was widely judged a success. Read more...

Brazil: Neo-fascist Bolsonaro on the verge of victory

The massive political and trade union movements of Brazil’s industrial workers, landless farmers and poor in the shantytowns, (favelas) face a deadly danger; the election of a semi-fascist, Jair Bolso Read more...