National Sections of the L5I:

Revolutionary Party

Algeria’s Revolutionary Crisis

Algeria's 82-year-old president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in office for two decades, has been forced by weeks of protests and a general strike to abandon standing for a fifth term in elections which were Read more...

Call a general strike to repeal Hungary’s slave law

On 5 January, tens of thousands of workers and students flooded into Budapest’s Heroes Square to demand President Victor Orban’s Fidesz party is “swept from power”. Read more...

100 Years since Germany's November Revolution

Part II The Road to Defeat

The Role of the USPD Read more...

100 Years since Germany's November Revolution

Part 1: War and Revolution Read more...

Sri Lanka: President dissolves parliament

Late on the afternoon of Friday, November 9, Sri Lanka's President, Maithripala Sirisena of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, SLFP, announced that he was dissolving the country's parliament and calling a g Read more...

The Crisis in South Africa

Many schools, Labour councils and community groups will be celebrating Black History Month by re-telling the inspiring story of the anti-Apartheid struggle. And so they should. Read more...

Turkey: Economy at the cliff edge

Writing in the Guardian at the beginning of June, Kenneth Rogoff, a professor of economics at Harvard, posed an important question: "Are the brewing exchange rate and debt crises in Argentina and Turk Read more...

Stormy times ahead in Pakistan

In the general election in Pakistan, held on July 25, the Pakistan Justice Movement, PTI, of Imran Khan, won 116 seats, with 16.8 million votes. Read more...

Pakistan: Tactics in the parliamentary election

The parliamentary elections in Pakistan on July 25th will take place against a background of political turmoil throughout the country. Read more...

Labor Notes 2018: Successes pose new challenges for union activists

Three thousand trade unionists assembled in Chicago for Labor Notes’ biennial conference on 8-11 April. Many there claimed it was the biggest Labor Notes conference ever. Read more...

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