National Sections of the L5I:

War

Imperialism: The epoch of wars and revolutions

Vast technological changes took place in the last hundred years: from electrification and powered flight, via splitting the atom and space travel, to the internet and mapping the human genetic structure. These technological revolutions, and their application to production through the assembly line and computerisation, have shaped human life in every corner of the planet. Consequently the world’s population has increased with incredible rapidity. But under capitalism these triumphs of human skill, ingenuity and labour have never attained their full potential. Read more...

Pakistan: Taliban attack Pashtun movement

The Pashtun Protection Movement, PTM, is already changing the political landscape in Pakistan. Read more...

Assad to repossess Syria’s graveyards

THE SYRIAN regime is undertaking a thinly-veiled legal manoeuvre to punish the millions of refugees who have fled the civil war, and entrench the postwar sectarian redivision of Syria by repossessing 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...

The 70th anniversary of the Deir Yassin Massacre

THIS YEAR’S celebrations of the anniversary of the foundation of the State of Israel were bigger than ever. Read more...

The US, British and French airstrike on Syria

US, British and French aircraft have attacked three Syrian army targets. They claim that these were related to the chemical arms programme of the country. Read more...