National Sections of the L5I:

Analysis by Country

Britain: A Workers' Answer to Brexit

THE starting point for any socialist looking to determine their stance on Brexit is to ascertain whether it is in the interests of the working class. Read more...

The October 8 Elections in Brazil

On August 31, 2016, the members of the Senate approved the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff of the Workers' Party, Partido dos Trabalhadores, PT, who was removed from office without any evidenc Read more...

Britain: An Open Letter to Labour Party Conference delegates

This year's conference is the third under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership but much of the legacy of the Blair and Brown years is still with us. Read more...

Solidarity with US prison strike!

In spite of an almost total mainstream media blackout on the National Prison Strike, along with suppression and repression of any news from the administrations of the various prisons themselves about Read more...

Britain: Labour NEC capitulates to Zionist smear campaign

The Labour Party NEC’s decision to adopt all 11 unofficial examples attached to the IHRA definition of antisemitism represents a serious retreat from solidarity with the Palestinians and a victory for Read more...

Zimbabwe elections: Mnangagwa wins, violence follows

Emmanuel Mnangagwa managed to gain just enough votes, 50.8 percent, to win Zimbabwe's presidential election and secure the post he gained by force in the military coup to oust Robert Mugabe in Novembe Read more...

Russia: Protests against pension cuts show potential for resistance

In June, the Russian government announced a far-reaching pension "reform". The main change is to raise the retirement age for women from 55 to 63 and for men from 60 to 65. Read more...

Swedish election: Mobilise against the right!

Sweden goes to the polls on Sunday, September 9, and surveys suggest that the result will be a big success for the rightwing forces and a corresponding defeat for the labour movement, with demoralisat Read more...