National Sections of the L5I:

The working class

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What is the Proletariat?

What is the working class? Are workers exploited under capitalism? And why do socialists believe that the working class can change the world? Read more...

UK: The bankers’ budget - robbing the poor to pay the rich

JEREMY HUNT has delivered a new austerity budget that offloads £55 billion of tax rises and spending cuts onto the backs of the poor and working class. Read more...

Britain’s strike heatwave

Britain is having a record hot summer - not just in terms of the 30-40 degree temperatures that have turned normally green lawns and pastures into brown scrublands – but in terms of a “hot summer” of Read more...

Pakistan: Political crisis continues

Severe instability and crisis have become the norm in Pakistan. Read more...

Italy: Draghi falls, the far right rises

On July 21, Italy’s prime minister, Mario Draghi, resigned for the second time in one week, after key parts of his national unity coalition; the populist Five Star Movement, M5S, Matteo Salvini’s far- Read more...

Sri Lanka: Everything has changed, but nothing has changed!

Sri Lanka's huge protest movement has finally forced Gotabaya Rajapaksa to resign. Read more...

UK: Johnson gone - but Tories hang on

Boris Johnson has resigned as leader of the Conservative Party, but not yet as prime minister. Read more...

UK: Rail workers — escalate to win!

Britain's railway network was twice brought to a standstill on June 21 and 23 as 40,000 rail workers walked out in the first national strike for 30 years. Read more...

China and the new world situation

The last few months have shaken the global power structure. Read more...

UK: After the TUC demo: coordinate strikes to beat inflation

On Saturday 18 June, tens of thousands of people marched through central London to demand action to fight the growing cost of living crisis. Read more...

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