National Sections of the L5I:

Issues

As siege of Aleppo ends, painful lessons must be learned

THE SIEGE of Aleppo has entered its final hours. Read more...

Italy says No to anti-democratic constitutional reform

Italian voters have rejected premier Matteo Renzi's proposed amendments to the constitution with an impressive 59 percent in the referendum sponsored by his government. Read more...

Fidel Castro, 1926-2016

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

Venezuela: The Agony of Twenty First Century Socialism

Venezuela, home of the “socialism of the twenty first century” of charismatic President Hugo Chávez, has, under his successor Nicolás Maduro, experienced a spectacular economic and political car cras Read more...

The Political Crisis in Spain

AFTER TEN months of political wrangling and two inconclusive elections, Mariano Rajoy’s Popular Party (PP) has secured the support of the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) to form a minority gov Read more...

Donald Trump's victory

After an election campaign that lasted 597 days and cost $2.6 billion, Donald Trump has ridden a wave of anti-establishment anger to become the 45th President of the United States. 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...