National Sections of the L5I:

Issues

British capitalism under the Tories: results and prospects

For the last fifteen years successive Tory governments have attempted to set the British economy to rights. In 1979 Thatcher claimed that the economy was overmanned and inefficient. Her aim was to let the competitive pressures of the free market regenerate British capitalism. Read more...

Thatcher, Major and the unions: Fighting “the enemy within”

When Margaret Thatcher came to power in 1979 she had united the Tory party around the goal of breaking the strength of the British trade unions. Read more...

The class struggle in Bosnia

A monstrous crime is being perpetrated against the Bosnian people. Jan Roth analyses the situation, and argues that only working class internationalism can save Bosnia from ethnic partition. Read more...

Fighting the "enemy within" - Thatcher Major and the Tories

When Margaret Thatcher came to power in 1979 she had united the Tory party around the goal of breaking the strength of the British trade unions. This, the Thatcherites argued, was essential for the restructuring of industry and the restoration of British capitalism’s profitability. Read more...

Japan's crisis deepens

Japan's economy is sinking into stagnation, Michael Gatter examines why Read more...

Uprising in Chiapas: reforms prompted by rebellion

The uprising of the EZLN (Zapatistas) in Mexico caught the government off guard. Stuart Corby reports. Read more...

Russia’s rising fascist threat

Kate Foster reports on the rise of fascism in Russia Read more...

Poland stumbles on the road to capitalist restoration

The election of a new government in September will herald an attempt to make a final push to capitalism. Will they succeed? Martin Suchenak weighs up the odds Read more...

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