National Sections of the L5I:

Americas

We have lost a battle but not the war – the struggle goes on!

Gaining more than the necessary two-thirds majority of the 513 deputies in Brazil’s Congress the constitutional coup by the reactionary and corrupt right-wing parties took a major leap forward on the Read more...

Brazil: the Dilma government and the offensive of the Right

After a phase in which populist and Bolivarian movements gained strength and won government office in several Latin American countries, there is now a new development. Read more...

US Primaries: Bernie Sanders for President?

Media coverage of the US presidential primaries is largely concentrated on the Republican Party. Read more...

Brazil: A "coup" against the working class

In June 2013, the masses took to the streets of Brazil to protest at increases in fares on public transport. Read more...

The Black Lives Matter movement

Over the past 12 months, the world’s lens has focused on the killing of Black Americans by US police. Read more...

From Civil Rights to Black Power

On the evening of 1 December 1955, a Black woman passenger in a bus in Montgomery, Alabama started a revolution. Read more...

Venezuela: Hands off, Mr President!

At the beginning of April, 2015, the US president, Barack Obama, signed a decree establishing a state of emergency with regard to Venezuela, because the country had become a threat to the USA. Read more...

Brazil - which tactics towards the reformists?

In the face of recent protests and the general political situation, the Brazilian left faces a dilemma. Read more...