National Sections of the L5I:

Revolution

Defeat Rajoy’s Constitutional Coup d’Etat

The right wing Madrid government of Mariano Rajoy has responded to the Catalan separatists’ declaration of independence by beginning the process of invoking Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution, wh Read more...

Venezuela: 21st century socialism faces 20th century coup

The embattled Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro, is facing a months long attempt by opposition forces to overthrow his United Socialist Party, PSUV, government. Read more...

Venezuela: Constituent Assembly opens new chapter

The convening of a new Constituent Assembly has opened the latest, and possibly decisive, chapter in Venezuela's political crisis. Read more...

Lenin's April Theses: The renewal of Bolshevism

Lenin’s April Theses, at 479 words one of the shortest of his major works, represented a qualitative advance in his strategic thinking, effected a transformation of the Bolshevik Party’s programme and Read more...

Fidel Castro, 1926-2016

Fidel Castro, one of the leaders of the Cuban revolution, has died aged 90. Read more...