National Sections of the L5I:

Economy

Socialism: The transition to Communism

What is the difference between socialism and communism? How can we get from a capitalist society with all its problems, divisions and inequalities to a communist society? Read more...

Marxist Theory of Political Economy

What is political economy? Students of economics are usually taught their subject in isolation from politics and history, but for Marxists the economic can only be analysed in a political way, here is why. Read more...

Globalisation: the contradictions of late imperialism

In the Nineties, multinational corporations vied with each other to take over the industries and services of much of the world. Commentators coined the term “globalisation” to describe their domination. Keith Harvey explores the roots of this phase of imperialism in the growing contradictions of US capitalism in the decades after the Second World War and concludes that its days are already numbered. Read more...

Women’s Oppression: the dual burden of the Corona-Heroines

Internationally, women make up 70 percent of the staff in social and care professions. Read more...

China after the lockdown: New problems, same policies

Constitutionally, the People’s National Congress is the highest organ of state power in China. Read more...

USA: Trading Lives for Profit – Updating the Reopening

Trading Lives for Profit – Updating the Reopening Read more...

The EU - the next Corona victim?

Since the beginning of the Corona crisis, it has seemed as if EU regulations were little more than smoke and mirrors: border closures, debt for rescue packages, business support, procurement of medica Read more...

The Grand Reopening - Profit and Death in the USA

We've seen it coming for weeks now: actually for months if you count the initial denigration of the threat of the coronavirus and Covid 19 for the US by the Trump administration. Read more...

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