National Sections of the L5I:

Liberation

Marxism and the national question

The collapse of Stalinism has seen nationalist wars erupt in Yugoslavia and the former USSR. The unity of numerous “third world” states is also challenged by a new wave of national struggles. Marxism has a rich tradition of analysis on the national question, yet the lie is still repeated that there lies its Achilles’ heel. Dave Stockton looks at the classical period of this analysis Read more...

MRCI Theses: The anti-imperialist united front

The overthrow of Marcos, the growth of Sinn Fein, the struggle of the Tamils for Eelam all involve a conflict with imperialist or a fight for bourgeois democratic demands rights. These theses of the MRCI outline the tactics of communists towards non-proletarian classes in this struggle Read more...

Pakistan: Down with state repression! International solidarity with Kashmir!

As reports of the Pakistani state preparing a major police operation against Kashmiris pour in, the League for the Fifth International sends solidarity to the people of Kashmir who went on strike on t Read more...

The new scramble for Africa in the Western Sahara

In the dying days of his presidency, the chaos Donald Trump is inciting at home is matched by calculated provocations abroad. Read more...

Statement on Trump’s fascist provocation

The storming of the US Capitol by a mob of fascists, at the instigation of Donald Trump, was an abortive attempt by the cornered but still vicious President to coerce the Congress (and the Vice Presid Read more...

UK: Boris Johnson's Brexit heralds race to the bottom

Whatever a narrow majority of the electorate imagined they would get when they voted to Leave the European Union, the strategists who planned Brexit knew exactly what they wanted. Read more...

UK: Labour in crisis over repression of Corbyn supporters

On 29 October 2020, Jeremy Corbyn, Labour Leader from September 2015 to April 2020, was suspended from party membership and had his membership of the Parliamentary Labour Party withdrawn. Read more...

France: down with the “security” laws and police impunity!

The second wave of the pandemic, combined with a second month-long lockdown, are certainly far from the best conditions to organise a fight back against President Emmanuel Macron’s draconian new globa Read more...

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