National Sections of the L5I:

Economy

Labour: the new political centre ground

Labour’s Brighton conference was a confirmation that, thanks to a general election in which Labour saw a net gain of 31 seats and the Tories lost their overall majority, Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of Read more...

China: The Communist Party's Nineteenth Congress

The 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party will open in Beijing tomorrow, October 18, and is scheduled to last for a week. Read more...

Austrian General Election: Critical support for KPÖ PLUS!

The National Council elections on 15 October mark a turning point for the Austrian capitalist class on the one hand and the working class on the other. Read more...

German election: Another Merkel government in prospect

Even before Germany's general election on September 24, the outcome already looks certain; the conservative party, Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats, CDU, and its Bavarian sister party, CSU, will ag Read more...

Ireland: Jobstown victory against state frame up

The Irish state’s attempt to criminalise seven water charges protesters has failed, though charges against other water protesters remain. Read more...

G20: What did they get out of it – apart from expenses?

"We agreed that we do not agree." That about sums up the outcome of the G20 summit. Read more...

Donald Trump’s first foray into foreign affairs

Donald Trump used his eight-day, five-country visit to the Middle East and Europe to emphasise that his election campaign statements on foreign affairs; Nato is obsolete, Brexit is beautiful, climate Read more...

UK: Labour's election manifesto, “For the many”

Labour's 2017 manifesto has been heralded as the most left wing since 1983. And so it is. Read more...