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...

The "Naya Pakistan" of the IMF

On May 12, Imran Khan's government signed a deal with the International Monetary Fund, IMF, for loans adding up to $6 billion over the next 39 months. Read more...

UK: Extinction Rebellion paralyses London

Extinction Rebellion (XR) captured the headlines of the mainstream media and the imagination of millions this Easter, as its activists occupied key tourist locations and major traffic arteries in Lond Read more...

Mass murder in Christchurch

The terrorist killing of 50 Muslims and the wounding of a further 48, some critically, in mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand is the latest horrifying testimony to the rise of violent racism worldwid Read more...

We will continue to fight for our rights!

Rachel Silva is a founding member of the "Liga Socialista" (LS, https://www.ligasocialista.com/), the Brazilian section of the League for the Fifth International, and a long-time activist of the teach Read more...

USA: L.A. Teachers' Victory – An encouragement for US Labor.

By the lights of US labor disputes; the Los Angeles teachers' strike was a victory. The teachers won an immediate 6 percent pay raise of 3 percent for last year and 3 percent for this year. Read more...

COP 24: a bad joke from Katowice

Before we consider the results of last December's climate summit, we need to look briefly at the history of UN climate conferences.

UN Climate Change Conference Read more...

USA: Shutdown for the racist border wall 



Since December 22, 800,000 US government employees have not received their pay cheques. Just over half have had to continue working without wages, effectively performing forced labor. Read more...

France: yellow vests but no red flag

We are witnessing another of France’s powerful social movements. This time it is directed against the increasingly unpopular President Emmanuel Macron and his supposed eco-tax on petroleum products. Read more...

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