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Analysis by Country

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...

Pakistan and India’s call to arms

Since the killing of Burhan Wani (see: http://www.fifthinternational.org/content/kashmir-killing-sparks-mass-op... ) there has been a severe crack down by the Indian state on th Read more...

Turkey; a regime on the way to Bonapartism

Although, in an interview with Germany's public broadcaster, ARD, Angela Merkel ducked the question, “how democratic is Turkey now?”, the answer has been clear for a long time: the political strength Read more...

Workers' movement must mobilise against Fascist terror in Finland and Sweden

On September 10, in Finland's capital city, Helsinki, 28-year-old Jimi Joonas Karttunen was attacked from behind by supporters of the Finnish branch of the neo-Nazi Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM), a Read more...

UK: Corbyn’s Second Victory; Results and Prospects

For the second time in less than a year, Jeremy Corbyn won the election for the Leader of the Labour Party by a landslide. Read more...