National Sections of the L5I:

Economy

Recovery a la Titanic

China: new leadership strengthens its grip

Euro crisis and Euro exit, which perspective?

China: Slowing growth rates not Beijing's biggest worry

In July it has become traditional for China's leaders to leave behind the heat and smog of Beijing and head for the seaside resort of Beidaihe. Read more...

The Movement in Brazil - All out on the streets against the fare-rise!

What began as relatively small demonstrations in São Paulo and, a little later, in Rio de Janeiro, became within two weeks the largest protests Brazil has seen for two decades. Read more...

Cyprus bailout; no end in sight for Eurozone crisis – does it signal a new direction?

The vote was close on Tuesday 30 April as a €23 billion bailout deal scraped through the Cypriot House of Representatives in Nicosia with a two vote majority. Read more...

Disposable workers: the real price of sweatshop labour

More than three days after an eight-story building housing five textile factories collapsed in the Savar industrial zone, just outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh, rescue teams were still pulling live worker Read more...

US fiscal cliff crisis – postponed, not resolved

The majority of financial analysts and bourgeois economists were quite optimistic about 2013. Read more...