National Sections of the L5I:

Europe

France: Down with the disease of capitalism!

“We are at war. The whole action of the government and of Parliament should now be turned towards the combat against the epidemic. […] We are at war. Read more...

Germany: Class struggle opposition organising in the unions

On January 25/26, Frankfurt/Main saw a “Conference on Strategy” organised by and for left trade unionists. About 150 militants answered the call from the Network for Militant Trade-unions, VKG. Read more...

UK: Stop the Extradition of Julian Assange

Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange is now on trial at Woolwich crown court in south-east London to decide whether he will be extradited to the United States, where he faces 18 charges of breaching the Read more...

Germany: Right extremist terror in Hanau

Nine lives were lost in the most recent extreme right-wing terrorist attack in Germany. Read more...

Germany: Tragedy and farce in Thuringia

"Hegel remarks somewhere that all facts and personages of great importance in world history occur, as it were, twice. He forgot to add: the first time as tragedy, the second as farce." Read more...

Ireland: The Sinn Féin surge

Ireland’s 7 February election delivered a stunning result for Sinn Féin. Read more...

Johnson’s victory, Corbyn’s defeat, and the battles to come

A DECADE OF political crisis, the last half of which saw three general elections, two referendums, and three Tory prime ministers, has ended with Boris Johnson in Number Ten. Read more...

France: La lutte contre la reforme des retraites à un tournant

Le mouvement de lutte contre la reforme des retraite est à un tournant, après deux mois d’action de masse qui non seulement ont appris ce qu’est la peur à Macron, mais qui sont aussi devenus une sourc Read more...

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