National Sections of the L5I:

Trade Unions

Sri Lanka: united demo builds on May Day success

On May 15, 5000 demonstrators marched across the heart of Colombo, from Campbell Park to the main railway station at Fort, to demand a reversal of the government's 65% price hike in the cost of electr Read more...

May Day in Sri Lanka

In every country, May Day provides an opportunity to assess the state of the working class movement. Read more...

Tunisia: Chokri Belaïd murder could trigger a second revolution

In early February, Tunisia was shaken by the brutal assassination of Chokri Belaïd, general secretary of the Party of United Patriotic Democrats, which identifies its politics as Marxist-Pan-Arabist, Read more...

General Strike in Spain: A message has been sent

The Spanish working class showed its anger and opposition to the cuts policies of the right-wing government of PM Mariano Rajoy on November 14 by striking and demonstrating in more than one hundred ma Read more...

November 14: Europe's workers take to the streets

On 14 November, more than 10 million people joined strikes and protests in 23 European countries in the biggest ever example of internationally co-ordinated industrial action. Read more...

New austerity programme in Greece: indefinite general strike on the agenda

For much of last week, Greece was shaken by a new wave of strikes and protests. Read more...

November 14; support grows for Europe-wide general strikes

All Together! All Together! Yes! Yes! Yes! Read more...

France: Workers fight back against factory closures

On October 12th, less than two weeks after a 50,000 strong demonstration in Paris against the European Union fiscal treaty, workers were on the streets of the capital again. Read more...