National Sections of the L5I:

The working class

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What is the Proletariat?

What is the working class? Are workers exploited under capitalism? And why do socialists believe that the working class can change the world? Read more...

Zimbabwe elections: Mnangagwa wins, violence follows

Emmanuel Mnangagwa managed to gain just enough votes, 50.8 percent, to win Zimbabwe's presidential election and secure the post he gained by force in the military coup to oust Robert Mugabe in Novembe Read more...

Bangladesh: Solidarity with student movement

One month ago, the state authorities in Bangladesh cracked down viciously on mass student protests in Dhaka, the country's capital. Read more...

May '68: "Everything was possible"

Fifty years ago this month, France was rocked by the biggest general strike in European history. Read more...

New York: From Union Struggles to Class Struggle at The New School

In the last weeks of summer term 2018, the New School, a private non-profit research university centered in Manhattan, New York City, was shaken by a series of struggles by its workers who were finall Read more...

French workers’ and students’ struggle at a turning point

After a month of militant but inconclusive strikes and occupations by railway workers and students, activists are organising to relaunch the mobilisation against the government attacks, with a nation Read more...

Macron declares war on railway workers

On March 22, strikes and demonstrations took place across France. Read more...

West Virginia Teachers: Raising the Class Struggle Stakes

Truth be told, it caught most of us by surprise. Read more...

Austria: Right wing coalition reveals its plans



On December 18, Austria's new government, a coalition of the conservative People's Party, ÖVP, and the extremely right wing, Freedom Party, FPÖ, was inaugurated. Read more...

USA: Another Trickle Down Tax Scam

The Republicans needed a win. Read more...