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...

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...

Pakistan: Tens of thousands at Pashtun defence meeting

A new mass movement is developing in Pakistan. On April 8, tens of thousands of supporters of the “Pashtun Protection Movement” gathered in Peshawar, the centre of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, KPK. Read more...

Britain: Statement on attempted assassination of Russian spy

On 4 March 2018, a former Russian spy turned double agent for MI5, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter Yulia, were poisoned using Novichok, a hitherto obscure nerve agent. Read more...

Another Israeli Massacre in Gaza

Israeli armed forces, firing indiscriminately on unarmed Palestinian demonstrators, men, women and children, have killed at least 16 and injured well over one hundred. Read more...

Turkey conquers Afrin: Counterrevolution on the rise

On March 18, the Turkish army and units of the Free Syrian Army, FSA, under the direction of the Turkish government, moved into the centre of Afrin; less than two months after launching their attack o Read more...

Pakistan: Islamabad sit-in sparks new movement

The first 10 days of February marked the beginning of a new movement of the oppressed in Pakistan. Read more...

Statement on Eastern Ghouta

The slaughter of civilians continued as the United Nations Security Council finally passed the resolution proposed by Kuwait and Sweden, calling for a 30-day ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta. Read more...