National Sections of the L5I:

Issues

One step forwards, two steps back

Labour’s annual conference was widely judged a success. Read more...

Brazil: Neo-fascist Bolsonaro on the verge of victory

The massive political and trade union movements of Brazil’s industrial workers, landless farmers and poor in the shantytowns, (favelas) face a deadly danger; the election of a semi-fascist, Jair Bolso Read more...

Britain: A Workers' Answer to Brexit

THE starting point for any socialist looking to determine their stance on Brexit is to ascertain whether it is in the interests of the working class. Read more...

Britain: An Open Letter to Labour Party Conference delegates

This year's conference is the third under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership but much of the legacy of the Blair and Brown years is still with us. Read more...

Zimbabwe elections: Mnangagwa wins, violence follows

Emmanuel Mnangagwa managed to gain just enough votes, 50.8 percent, to win Zimbabwe's presidential election and secure the post he gained by force in the military coup to oust Robert Mugabe in Novembe Read more...

Russia: Protests against pension cuts show potential for resistance

In June, the Russian government announced a far-reaching pension "reform". The main change is to raise the retirement age for women from 55 to 63 and for men from 60 to 65. Read more...

Germany: Right-wing marches in Chemnitz - how can they be stopped?

About 5000 right-wingers rampaged through Chemnitz on Monday, August 27. Read more...

The split in the European Left Party: Between reformism and populism

Clashes in the European Left Party, ELP, led to a split at the beginning of July. Read more...