National Sections of the L5I:

Economy

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...

After Obama's victory, what next?

When all the votes had been tallied, it was clear that Barack Obama had won quite comfortably. Read more...

Europe Against Austerity

The southern states of the European Union – Portugal, Italy and Spain – are imposing brutal cuts to public services. Read more...

Anti-austerity struggle escalates in Spain

Hundreds of masked, black-clad police advancing, firing rubber bullets into the backs of fleeing protestors. Read more...

A Draft Action Programme for Greece

Greece: Euro blackmail pulls off narrow victory for the Right – but it can be overthrown by mass workers' action

By the narrow margin of just 2.77 per cent of the popular vote, just enough of the Greek electorate succumbed to the blackmail of the Greek media and political class and the threats of the leaders of Read more...

Eurozone crisis will get worse in 2012

Despite the best efforts of the French and German leaders, the Eurozone crisis is not going away, writes Andy Yorke Read more...