National Sections of the L5I:

Anti-Capitalism

Occupy:“New York’s finest” storm Freedom Square

The New York Police attacked Occupy Wall Street, clearing the park and arresting many protesters in a clampdown aimed at destroying the Occupy movement, writes Dave Stockton Read more...

2011 - A year of mass struggle and revolutions

It is only February and already this year has seen mass protests and revolutionary movements bring down governments, defying dictators and the armed thugs that protect them. 2011 could be ‘one of those years’ like 1968 where the whole world seems to erupt in resistance to capitalism and oppression. Read more...

The European Social Forum staring into an abyss

The ESF in Istanbul failed to provide a lead in the coming struggles against the crisis, report Martin Suchanek and Dave Stockton

Photos of the event are online here Read more...

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...