National Sections of the L5I:

Issues

9-11 – what we think

The terror attacks on New York have ushered in a new era. But why did it happen? Read more...

WEF - thieves kitchen of world capitalism

Thousands of the arrogantly self-styled “movers and shakers” of the world economy are gathering in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos. Read more...

First World Social Forum meets to debate effects of globalisation

If there are forces prepared to demonstrate on the streets and confront the exploiters and their state forces then the reformist wing of the anti-globalisation movement is meeting in warmer and safer Read more...

Rising protests form background to release of trade unionists

Chinese authorities have released Zhang Jingsheng and Li Wangyang, trade union organisers in Hunan province, who were jailed for their part in the 1989 workers' protests against the Tiananmen Massacre. Read more...

The lessons of Seattle

A review of Globalize this! The Battle against the World Trade Organisation Read more...

Where next after the battle of Seattle?

Last November, a series of demonstrations took place in Seattle, USA, against the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The Seattle protest not only disrupted the WTO meeting: it shook global capitalism to its foundations. Read more...

Bangladesh: oppression and misery in the delta

On 3 May, in Savar, Bangladesh, garment workers and their supporters staged a peaceful protest against a sudden wage cut. The management of Ring Shine called in police, who attacked the 1500 strong gathering. Read more...

Trade unions protest at Fiji's coup

Trade unions in Fiji staged a one day strike and demonstration on 22 May against the coup attempt by Fijian nationalist George Speight. Read more...