National Sections of the L5I:

Economy

Pakistan: Workers force government retreat on privatisation

After eight days of all-out strike action, during which two workers were killed, another is still struggling for his life and dozens were seriously injured, the workers of Pakistan International Airli Read more...

Brutal Killings: Call for International Solidarity with the Pakistan Airlines Strikers

On Tuesday, February 2, two Pakistan International Airline workers were killed, and at least 28 others injured, when paramilitary security forces opened fire on them without warning near the main entr Read more...

China: Soros accused of "declaring war"

The vultures are beginning to circle around a weakening Chinese economy. Read more...

Portugal: Cavaco Silva and the true values of EU democracy

The elections of October 4 in Portugal led to another pro-austerity government in southern Europe losing its majority, following Greece at the beginning of this year. Read more...

UK: Xi Jinping hails a “visionary and strategic choice”

The British government promised to roll out the “reddest of red carpets” in honour of the arrival of President Xi Jinping of China for a four day state visit. Read more...

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...