National Sections of the L5I:

Analysis by Country

A new contender : The rise of the Alternative für Deutschland

Until quite recently, Germany seemed a bit different from the rest of Europe. Read more...

Made in America

What lies behind Trump’s Victory and how can he be stopped? Read more...

As siege of Aleppo ends, painful lessons must be learned

THE SIEGE of Aleppo has entered its final hours. Read more...

Hong Kong governs – Beijing rules!

Two years after the collapse of the “Umbrella Movement” that arose in protest at the blatantly undemocratic procedure for electing Hong Kong's Chief Executive, two elected members of the Legislative C Read more...

Italy says No to anti-democratic constitutional reform

Italian voters have rejected premier Matteo Renzi's proposed amendments to the constitution with an impressive 59 percent in the referendum sponsored by his government. Read more...

Fidel Castro, 1926-2016

Fidel Castro, one of the leaders of the Cuban revolution, has died aged 90. Read more...

Venezuela: The Agony of Twenty First Century Socialism

Venezuela, home of the “socialism of the twenty first century” of charismatic President Hugo Chávez, has, under his successor Nicolás Maduro, experienced a spectacular economic and political car cras Read more...

Turkey: Solidarity with the HDP

During the night of November 4, under the pretext of fighting terrorism, the Turkish government imprisoned 14 members of parliament of the pro-Kurdish opposition party HDP, including both the co-chair Read more...