National Sections of the L5I:

Anti-Capitalism

Greece: Syriza's modest proposal

A snap general election in Greece looks set to end in victory for radical left wing party Syriza, ending a six-year monopoly of pro-austerity governments across Europe. Read more...

Europe: Resistance returns

When talking about Europe, bourgeois politicians never tire of pointing out that the crisis is not yet over. Read more...

¿Se puede ganar a Podemos para la política de clases?

Podemos, la expresión de lo que se ha denominado "la nueva política" en España, acaba de celebrar su primera Asamblea ciudadana; la apertura de un largo proceso de un mes de duración para decidir sobr Read more...

Podemos: Iglesias tames opposition and trims his programme

Podemos has become the new darling of the left, claiming to be “doing politics differently”, but after its first conference Christian Gebhardt asks if it can live up to the hype Read more...

EU Parliamentary elections: Europe polarised

Bosnia: The beginning of a new working class revolution?

The Left Party, DIE LINKE, in Germany

The Left Party (DIE LINKE) in Germany was founded in 2005 as a fusion of the Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS), the successor party to the former ruling stalinist party of the German Democratic Repu Read more...

The French Parti de Gauche: Old Wine in a New Bottle

The Parti de gauche (PdG), founded by Jean-Luc Mélenchon in 2008, aims to unite all the forces to the left of the social-democratic Socialist Party. Read more...