National Sections of the L5I:

Issues

US: Charlottesville terror attack

It's not like we haven't warned that this was coming. Read more...

The Threat of another Korean War

US President Donald Trump, so far a spectacular failure in his domestic policies, is compensating for this by exercising his power as the Commander in Chief of the most powerful nation in the world. 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...

France: Macron prepares his offensive

The new French President, Emmanuel Macron, speaking at a business start-up event, declared in imperfect English, “Entrepreneur is the new France”. Read more...

Ireland: Jobstown victory against state frame up

The Irish state’s attempt to criminalise seven water charges protesters has failed, though charges against other water protesters remain. Read more...

G20: What did they get out of it – apart from expenses?

"We agreed that we do not agree." That about sums up the outcome of the G20 summit. Read more...

G20 Summit: Merkel’s “democratic imperialism” - against democracy!

In one week, the heads of the world's 20 most powerful states will meet in Hamburg for the G20 summit. They meet in the midst of another round of global turmoil. Read more...

France: Macron smashes the left

As was expected, Emmanuel Macron's party, La République en Marche, The Republic on the Move, won an absolute majority in the second round of elections to the French National Assembly on June 18. Read more...