National Sections of the L5I:

Americas

Venezuela: Constituent Assembly opens new chapter

The convening of a new Constituent Assembly has opened the latest, and possibly decisive, chapter in Venezuela's political crisis. Read more...

Trump's first 100 days

In the US, a president's first 100 days in office is always a test of the change in direction, if any, from one administration to the next. Read more...

¿Crisis en Venezuela: la próxima "revolución de color"?

Donald Trump’s first foray into foreign affairs

Donald Trump used his eight-day, five-country visit to the Middle East and Europe to emphasise that his election campaign statements on foreign affairs; Nato is obsolete, Brexit is beautiful, climate Read more...

Crisis in Venezuela: the next “colour revolution”?

For two months, the right opposition in Venezuela has been mobilising against the Maduro government. Read more...

Brazil in turmoil: The Temer tapes

On May 17, a political bomb exploded in the capital city of Brazil, Brasilia. Read more...

General strike in Brazil: Unions, social movements and students, all out together!

The general strike in Brazil on 28 April was rated a great success by the trade unions, the social movements and the various parts of the left. Read more...

USA: May Day, 2017

The irony of May Day in the USA is that this workers' holiday, celebrated officially in 66 countries in the world and unofficially in most of the rest, had its origins in the United States. Read more...