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...

General strike and giant demonstrations rock Myanmar’s military

Vast crowds have packed the streets of the cities of Myanmar (Burma) in the largest day of protests thus far against the February 1 takeover by the corrupt and brutal Tatmadaw, the country’s armed for Read more...

USA: Biden promises to "build back better"

Most of the world’s political leaders are rejoicing over the replacement of Donald Trump by Joe Biden. Read more...

Austria: Corona demonstrations: Fascist marches or harmless confusion?

In recent weeks, Austria has seen an upswing in the mobilization of “Corona-sceptics”. Read more...

India: Workers' and Farmers' Unity can halt Modi’s neoliberal onslaught

Indian farmers and farm labourers are engaged in a massive struggle to repeal three agricultural laws, passed by parliament in September, that will deregulate and further privatise the rural economy. Read more...

Statement on Trump’s fascist provocation

The storming of the US Capitol by a mob of fascists, at the instigation of Donald Trump, was an abortive attempt by the cornered but still vicious President to coerce the Congress (and the Vice Presid Read more...

What can we expect from Bidenomics?

It's tempting to look at Joseph Robinette Biden’s 50 year career in politics, 48 of them on the national level in the Senate and as Vice President, and do a “hot take” on how he will govern and what h Read more...

Political crisis in Sweden: Strike action is the way forward

Ever since a general election in September 2018 produced a hung parliament, Sweden has limped from one near-crisis to the next. Read more...

Nigeria: Youth rise up in #END SARS revolt

On October 7, a mass revolt of Nigerian youth was triggered after a video showing police officers from the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, killing a teenager went viral. Read more...

Chile: Mass movement wins constitutional convention

Last year the masses in Chile waged a heroic struggle against the ruling class, forcing them to grant democratic and economic reforms in an attempt to placate the movement. Read more...

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