National Sections of the L5I:

Analysis by Country

Ireland: strategies for solidarity

Much has happened but little has changed. General elections in Britain and Ireland have come and gone in the past months. Another loyalist marching season has passed. Read more...

South Africa since the State of Emergency

Sue Thomas makes an assessment and examines the current debates going on in the ANC Read more...

'Not everything is possible': French Stalinism and the popular front 1936-38

Dave Stockton looks at the consequences of Stalinism's embrace of social-patriotism Read more...

Labours first taste of power: Bosses of workers government

Part four of a history of the Labour Party Read more...

Israel – an oppressor settler state

Zionism, as a colonial settler movement during the first part of the 20th century, had to be strategically allied to one imperialist power or another. Not only did these powers provide the funds for settlement but more importantly they controlled the Middle East. British imperialism was hegemonic there from 1918 until 1947-53 when it was supplanted by the USA. Read more...

Apartheid: from resistance to revolution

Introduction Read more...

The South African working class

What role can the South African working class play in the fight against the Apartheid state? By Sue Thomas Read more...

The Crisis of leadership

Stuart King argues that the ANC cannot provide a real revolutionary leadership to the oppressed Black population of South Africa Read more...