National Sections of the L5I:

Analysis by Country

Pakistan: No support for religious reactionaries or state repression!

On November 25, the Pakistan government called for the suppression of the growing wave of so-called anti-blasphemy protests organised by the Sunni Islamist party “Tehreek e Labaik Ya Rasool Allah”. Read more...

Political Crisis in Berlin

Failed! For the time being, at least, there will be no “Jamaica Coalition” of the Christian Democrats/Christian Social Union (Black) the Free Democrats (Yellow) and the Greens in Germany. Read more...

Lebanese intrigue opens new front in regional power struggle

THE SURPRISE resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, announced from the Saudi capital Riyadh on 4 November, threatens to engulf yet another state in a vicious struggle for regional suprema Read more...

USA: Dump Trump with the DSA?

No week goes by without another “outrage of the week” sponsored by Trump. Read more...

Czech Republic: Parliamentary elections a triumphal march of capital

The results of the parliamentary elections in the Czech Republic are the worst in the history of the workers' movement at least since 1920. Read more...

Referendum in Kurdistan - For the right of self-determination

After the Iraqi army and the Shia militia Hashd al-Shaabi recaptured the areas around Kirkuk that have been controlled by Kurdish forces since 2014, Barzani's will to enforce the result of the indepen Read more...

Medicare For All - Policy or Populist Sop?

On September 13, 2017 Bernie Sanders, the independent Senator from Vermont and erstwhile Democratic Party presidential candidate, introduced his latest version of a reform of the US health care system Read more...

Elections in Austria: It is time to fight back!

The results in Austria's elections on October 15 came as no surprise. Read more...