National Sections of the L5I:

Trade Unions

François Hollande attacks the working class - French left in disarray

The French President, François Hollande, is trying to become the Tony Blair or Gerhardt Schröder of a country that has always tended to reject attempts to impose the neoliberal “reform” policies for Read more...

Brazil: University strike in Sao Paulo, Defend the Public University!

10 July strike: one day is not enough

More than one million workers across England, Wales and Northern Ireland struck on Thursday 10 July against the government freeze on pay and the 20% decline in real wages since the Tory-LibDem coaliti Read more...

Fight for 15!

Pakistan: Courageous sit ins by young nurses win regularisation

In March, nurses employed on a day to day, “ad hoc” basis, held protests at the sacking of 2,800 nurses, demanding their reinstatement, an end to insecure employment and for permanent jobs. Read more...

Free the Faisalabad Six!

November 1 will mark the second anniversary of the jailing of six rank and file workers' leaders in Pakistan. Read more...

Bolivia: Foundation of a new Workers' Party

The idea of an independent workers' party has existed within the Bolivian working class movement for a long time but it was finally given shape with the founding of the “Partido de los Trabajadores” ( Read more...