National Sections of the L5I:

Anti-Capitalism

World Social Forum meets in Brazil

At the same time that businessmen and bankers were crying on each others' shoulders at the World Economic Forum (WEF), over 100,000 activists have gathered together in the Amazonian city of Belem, Brazil for the ninth World Social Forum (WSF). Under the often repeated slogan of "Another World is Possible", the WSF 2009 is expected to counter the world economic crisis with alternative development models. Read more...

Appeal of the Assembly of Social Movements of the European Social Forum

We do not want to pay for their crisis Read more...

L5I Statement to the EPA in Istanbul

League for the Fifth International 20-11-08, Read more...

The EU reform treaty: what it is and how to fight it

The following is an abridged translation of a pamphlet published by the Austrian section of the League for the Fifth International. Read more...

European Social Forum in Sweden: a lost opportunity

The fifth meeting of the European Social Forum was held in Malmo, Sweden in September. Participants from various social movements, a number of left wing groups and NGOs all gathered together in around 280 seminars and workshops, along with a large number of cultural activities. Alongside these meetings, there was a demonstration with 10-15,000 participants on Saturday, and a number of smaller demonstrations and protests. Read more...

G8: the criminals gather

The biggest eight thieves and warmongers on the planet will meet this month at their annual summit to divide up the world's wealth. Read more...

ESF: forum of resistance?

As the programme for a bosses' Europe  the European Constitution  is defeated yet again in another referendum, the movement for another Europe is building its forces to meet at the European Social Forum in Malmo is September. Read more...

New anticapitalist party: on what basis and on what programme?

Over a year ago, when the LCR declared that a new anticapitalist party was necessity it was greeted with widespread interest both in France and more widely in Europe. The LCR's 17th Congress, meeting from 24 to 27 January, decided to launch an initiative for the creation of a 'new anti-capitalist party'. The LCR announced this would involve a constituent process, culminating in the founding of a new party by the end of this year. The statement affirmed: Read more...