National Sections of the L5I:

Anti-Capitalism

The end of the decade and the struggles ahead

Simon Hardy reviews the last decade and looks forward to revolutionary upheavals in the coming years Read more...

Lenin and the theory of imperialism

More than half a million children have died in Iraq since 1990 as a result of United Nations' sanctions. Millions are dying in Africa because of a lack of drugs to fight AIDS. Pro-independence supporters are shot dead in the streets in East Timor with arms sold to Indonesia under New Labour's ethical foreign policy. This is the world at the end of the twentieth century. Read more...

EPA statement: We won't pay for their wars and their crisis! Organise the resistance Europe wide!

Draft call proposed to the European Preparatory Assembly/Assembly of Social Movements by the League for the Fifth International Read more...

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...