National Sections of the L5I:

Analysis by Country

Defend democracy in Spain and Catalonia

The Spanish government’s use of force to disrupt the Catalan independence referendum left nearly 900 people injured at the hands of the police and precipitated the country’s most serious constitutiona Read more...

Germany: Grand Coalition voted out

Despite Angela Merkel’s re-election for a fourth successive term, there can be no doubt that a political earthquake has shaken Germany. Read more...

France: United working class action can beat Macron

PARIS - In France a major attack against workers’ rights has been expected since President Emmanuel Macron’s election on May 7. Read more...

España: Derrotar el golpe de Rajoy contra Cataluña

España: Derrotar el golpe de Rajoy contra Cataluña
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Spain: Defeat Rajoy’s coup against Catalonia

The present acute political crisis in Spain began with the decision by the Catalan parliament on September 6 to hold a binding independence referendum on October 1. Read more...

German election: Another Merkel government in prospect

Even before Germany's general election on September 24, the outcome already looks certain; the conservative party, Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats, CDU, and its Bavarian sister party, CSU, will ag Read more...

Venezuela: 21st century socialism faces 20th century coup

The embattled Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro, is facing a months long attempt by opposition forces to overthrow his United Socialist Party, PSUV, government. Read more...

El sueño americano se convierte en una pesadilla

Para 800.000 soñadores la mañana del 5 de septiembre su sueño americano se convirtió en una pesadilla. Read more...