National Sections of the L5I:

Analysis by Country

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...

Down with the jungle of imperialism!

Since the end of the workers' movement against the Loi El Khomri last July, the government and the reactionary forces in France are back on the offensive. Read more...

The Political Crisis in Spain

AFTER TEN months of political wrangling and two inconclusive elections, Mariano Rajoy’s Popular Party (PP) has secured the support of the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) to form a minority gov Read more...

Donald Trump's victory

After an election campaign that lasted 597 days and cost $2.6 billion, Donald Trump has ridden a wave of anti-establishment anger to become the 45th President of the United States. Read more...

Brazil after the coup

After the initiation of the impeachment process against President Dilma Roussef of the Workers' Party, PT, by the House of Representatives on 17 April 2016 and its confirmation by the Senate, which t Read more...

The Rise of the AfD and the political crisis in Germany

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