National Sections of the L5I:

Analysis by Country

Marielle lives on amongst us!

On the evening of March 14, Marielle Franco (38), a city councillor from the Maré favela in Rio de Janeiro, was shot dead in her car in the street. Her driver died with her in a hail of bullets. Read more...

Macron declares war on railway workers

On March 22, strikes and demonstrations took place across France. Read more...

Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the Emergency

The State of Emergency declared by the government of Ranil Wickremasinghe on March 6, initially for 7 days, was finally lifted on March 18. Read more...

From resistance to the struggle for a socialist society

Since the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff of the Workers' Party, PT, we are essentially in a coup situation. Today it is also clear that it is not only a constitutional overthrow by Congress. Read more...

State of Emergency in Sri Lanka

The declaration of a State of Emergency by the government of Ranil Wickremasinghe and Maithripala Sirisena is further evidence, if more were required, that theirs is a government that cannot resolve S Read more...

West Virginia Teachers: Raising the Class Struggle Stakes

Truth be told, it caught most of us by surprise. Read more...

Germany: Grand Coalition saved - SPD wrecked?

Even before the result of the ballot on joining a Grand Coalition (or "GroKo", as it is known in Germany) with Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats was announced, SPD Executive Board members had sent a Read more...

Pakistan: Islamabad sit-in sparks new movement

The first 10 days of February marked the beginning of a new movement of the oppressed in Pakistan. Read more...