National Sections of the L5I:

Economy

Socialism: The transition to Communism

What is the difference between socialism and communism? How can we get from a capitalist society with all its problems, divisions and inequalities to a communist society? Read more...

Marxist Theory of Political Economy

What is political economy? Students of economics are usually taught their subject in isolation from politics and history, but for Marxists the economic can only be analysed in a political way, here is why. Read more...

Globalisation: the contradictions of late imperialism

In the Nineties, multinational corporations vied with each other to take over the industries and services of much of the world. Commentators coined the term “globalisation” to describe their domination. Keith Harvey explores the roots of this phase of imperialism in the growing contradictions of US capitalism in the decades after the Second World War and concludes that its days are already numbered. Read more...

¡No al intento de golpe de estado patrocinado por Estados Unidos en Venezuela!

La lucha por el poder ha entrado en una nueva etapa en Venezuela. Es probable que sea decisiva. El miércoles 23 de enero, Juan Guaidó, hasta entonces presidente del parlamento dominado por la derecha, Read more...

USA: Shutdown for the racist border wall 



Since December 22, 800,000 US government employees have not received their pay cheques. Just over half have had to continue working without wages, effectively performing forced labor. Read more...

Britain: No Brexit, No compromise

The defeat of Jeremy Corbyn’s motion of no confidence was a desperate act of self-defence by the hypocrites on the Tory backbenches who had only just failed to overthrow their leader themselves, and h Read more...

Brazil:Bolsonaro's Inauguration: the coup continues!

2019 - the Year of Brexit?

The New Year will be a year of major political conflict in Britain – one that could spill out onto the streets. Read more...

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