National Sections of the L5I:

USA

A fork in the road confronts the Bernie Sanders movement

Bernie Sanders’ decision to run for president has done more than shake up the Democratic Party, it has created the possibility of a new political party in a way that has not been seen since the 1960s. Read more...

US Primaries: Bernie Sanders for President?

Media coverage of the US presidential primaries is largely concentrated on the Republican Party. Read more...

The Black Lives Matter movement

Over the past 12 months, the world’s lens has focused on the killing of Black Americans by US police. Read more...

From Civil Rights to Black Power

On the evening of 1 December 1955, a Black woman passenger in a bus in Montgomery, Alabama started a revolution. Read more...

Review: Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights

Joy Macready reviews Katha Pollitt, ‘Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights’, Picador, 2014, pp258, $25 Read more...

USA: Half measures won't win longshore and steel workers' disputes

In the long lasting retreat of the organized labor contingent of the American working class, any signs of life are seen as major victories. Read more...

Black Shootings Protests Across USA

Saturday 13 December saw major demonstrations from coat to coast across the USA. Particularly large protests took place in New York and in the nation’s capital, Washington. Read more...

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