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.

John Riddell: Democracy in Lenin's Comintern

Richard Atkinson: Death and the Bedroom Tax

Some extended thoughts about Stephanie Bottrill, the woman who committed suicide because of the bedroom tax.

Richard Atkinson: Death and 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

Dave Renton: Who Was Blair Peach?

Bunny La Roche: Nasty Little Nigel gets a rude welcome to Kent

Bunny La Roche of RS21 on Nigel Farage's visit to Kent

Bunny La Roche: Nasty Little Nigel gets a rude welcome to Kent

Financial Appeal

We're up and running! An appeal for funds to kickstart the IS Network

Financial Appeal

IS Network Bulletin #2

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Conference Bulletin #2 2014. Motions and proposals for the 2014 IS Network national members' meeting

PDF, 20pp, 2014

 

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Contents

  1. Mark B and Simon H, London: Perspective for the IS Network
  2. Gal B: Letter to an Old Friend
  3. Rich T, Bristol: Renewed proposal for a festival event
  4. Margaret M, Liverpool: Towards a programme to fight immigration controls
  5. Martin R, Liverpool: UKIP: Not the “People’s” party but a party for the privileged
  6. Margaret M and Martin R, Liverpool: Socialist Party turn their backs on immigrant workers
  7. Steve F, London: Revolutionary Marxism and Left Unity
  8. Jake C, Exeter: Motion on membership