National Sections of the L5I:

Analysis by Country

Turkey: Solidarity with the HDP

During the night of November 4, under the pretext of fighting terrorism, the Turkish government imprisoned 14 members of parliament of the pro-Kurdish opposition party HDP, including both the co-chair Read more...

Down with the jungle of imperialism!

Since the end of the workers' movement against the Loi El Khomri last July, the government and the reactionary forces in France are back on the offensive. Read more...

The Political Crisis in Spain

AFTER TEN months of political wrangling and two inconclusive elections, Mariano Rajoy’s Popular Party (PP) has secured the support of the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) to form a minority gov Read more...

Donald Trump's victory

After an election campaign that lasted 597 days and cost $2.6 billion, Donald Trump has ridden a wave of anti-establishment anger to become the 45th President of the United States. Read more...

Brazil after the coup

After the initiation of the impeachment process against President Dilma Roussef of the Workers' Party, PT, by the House of Representatives on 17 April 2016 and its confirmation by the Senate, which t Read more...

The Rise of the AfD and the political crisis in Germany

Until quite recently, German imperialism seemed a bit different from the rest of Europe. Read more...

#FeesMustFall – South African students fight for free education

South Africa’s student movement has closed down many of the country’s universities for nearly a month now in their campaign to abolish fees. Read more...

Election 2016: The Reality Show of Politics in the USA

Karl Marx once said, when discussing the realities of politics and elections in the bourgeois state that: “The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of Read more...