John Riddell: Democracy in Lenin's Comintern
How did Communist parties handle issues of internal discipline and democracy in Lenin’s time? The recent intense discussion within the British Socialist Workers’ Party (SWP) and beyond has heard claims that the SWP rests on the traditions of democratic centralism inherited from the Bolsheviks.
Richard Atkinson: Death and the Bedroom Tax
Some extended thoughts about Stephanie Bottrill, the woman who committed suicide because of the bedroom tax.
Dave Renton: Who Was Blair Peach?
Today marks the 35th anniversary of the killing of Blair Peach by the police. David Renton looks back at Blair Peach’s life as a poet, trade unionist and committed antifascist
Bunny La Roche: Nasty Little Nigel gets a rude welcome to Kent
Bunny La Roche of RS21 on Nigel Farage's visit to Kent
We're up and running! An appeal for funds to kickstart the IS Network