National Sections of the L5I:

Analysis by Country

Italy’s racist populist government

After nearly three months of negotiations, a coalition government has been formed in Italy between the Five Star Movement (M5S) and the League (formerly Lega Nord). Read more...

Spain: Sánchez ousts Rajoy, but what next?

Pedro Sánchez, leader of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE), is now in the Moncloa Palace as prime minister of Spain. Read more...

May '68: "Everything was possible"

Fifty years ago this month, France was rocked by the biggest general strike in European history. Read more...

New York: From Union Struggles to Class Struggle at The New School

In the last weeks of summer term 2018, the New School, a private non-profit research university centered in Manhattan, New York City, was shaken by a series of struggles by its workers who were finall Read more...

Israel celebrates Trump’s ‘present’ with another massacre

Israel has celebrated the opening of Donald Trump’s Embassy in Jerusalem with a bloodbath, by massacring at least 58 Palestinian demonstrators, amongst them 14 year-old Ezz el-din Musa Mohamed Alsamaa Read more...

Trump-Kim summit, the latest gambit in the "Great Game"

The news that the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, has returned from his talks with Kim Jong-un with three US citizens released from prison in North Korea appears, at first sight, to validate the " Read more...

Israel marks its 70th anniversary by massacring Palestinians

Over the past four weeks, at least 37 Palestinians have been killed, and more than 4,000 wounded, by Israeli troops firing indiscriminately into demonstrations organised as part of the Great Return Ma Read more...

Labor Notes 2018: Successes pose new challenges for union activists

Three thousand trade unionists assembled in Chicago for Labor Notes’ biennial conference on 8-11 April. Many there claimed it was the biggest Labor Notes conference ever. Read more...