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...

Austria: Coalition agreement: a Green fig leaf for the ÖVP

With the approval of more than 93 percent of the Federal Congress of the Greens for a coalition agreement with the conservative Austrian People’s Party, ÖVP, the new Austrian government has been forme Read more...

ایران: عوامی بغاوت کے ساتھ یکجہتی

ایران: عوامی بغاوت کے ساتھ یکجہتی Read more...

The Lebanese uprising

Lebanon, like Iraq, Sudan and Algeria, is experiencing its own version of the Arab Spring with mass demonstrations, occupations and street blockades. Read more...

Sri Lanka: No choice for the working class in the presidential election

Sri Lanka goes to the polls tomorrow, November 16, to elect a new president. Read more...

World economy: Facing a recession

The latest figures are startling. The capitalist world economy is heading for a crisis. It has already broken out in the manufacturing sector.

Manufacturing industry on the brink Read more...

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