National Sections of the L5I:

Economy

China: Devaluation promoting global instability

Five weeks after the government intervened to prop up prices on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, share prices are still showing great volatility. Read more...

China: Free market not going according to plan

The volatility of the Chinese stock markets in the last week is symptomatic of the problems facing President Xi Jinping's economic strategy. Read more...

Syriza’s leaders surrender: now it's up to the rank and file to resist

In his statements after the agreement with the Eurozone representatives on 20 February, Alexis Tsipras spoke like a typical (bourgeois) politician. Read more...

Cuba: In from the cold or into the fire?

“These 50 years have shown that isolation has not worked. It’s time for a new approach.” Read more...

Awami Workers Party Congress: Another step back

The Awami Workers Party’s held its first two-day congress on 27 and 28 September in Islamabad. It was preceded by a rally of slum dwellers, co-organised with the AWP branch in the city. Read more...

India: Can workers halt Modi’s offensive?

The Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 336 out of 543 seats in the election to India's Lok Sabha (lower house of parliament), an increase of 195. Read more...

From Boom to Boomerang: Capitalist Crisis in Turkey, Brazil, India, Russia

Since mid-January, there has been a new scare story in the development of the global crisis after 2008: after the banking crisis, the subsequent recession and the euro-crisis it is now currency turmoi Read more...

Cambodia: Textile boom and mass strikes