National Sections of the L5I:

Europe

Ireland: Jobstown victory against state frame up

The Irish state’s attempt to criminalise seven water charges protesters has failed, though charges against other water protesters remain. Read more...

UK: A weak Tory government: keep up the pressure!

THE JUNE election result proved to be a disaster for the “winner” and a triumph for the “loser”. Read more...

UK: May's Coalition of Chaos

Political events in Northern Ireland are generally given scant coverage in the popular British press or broadcast media. Read more...

France: Macron smashes the left

As was expected, Emmanuel Macron's party, La République en Marche, The Republic on the Move, won an absolute majority in the second round of elections to the French National Assembly on June 18. Read more...

UK: Labour surge hangs Tories out to dry

A massive turnout of young and working class voters has inflicted a shock defeat on the Tories, with a surge in support for Jeremy Corbyn’s leftwing Labour programme denying Theresa May her majority a Read more...

London Bridge: Islamic State attacks are bitter fruit of UK imperialism’s ‘war on terror’.

Seven people were killed and dozens more injured in the terrorist attack that targeted ordinary people enjoying Saturday evening around London Bridge and Borough Market. Read more...

UK: Labour's election manifesto, “For the many”

Labour's 2017 manifesto has been heralded as the most left wing since 1983. And so it is. Read more...

Corbyn says “war on terror” has failed after Manchester atrocity.

In the week or so between the leaking of Labour’s Manifesto and the Manchester terrorist attack, Labour began to close the gap in the opinion polls. Read more...