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John Riddell: Democracy in Lenin's Comintern

Richard Atkinson: Death and the Bedroom Tax

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Richard Atkinson: Death and the Bedroom Tax

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

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Financial Appeal

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

Financial Appeal

Autumn 2014 ISN Bulletin #3

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Conference bulletin #3 - Autumn 2014. Policy and structural proposals for the IS Network, in the run-up to our national members' meeting in Birmingham, 27th September 2014.

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PDF, 18pp, 2014

 

 

 

Contents

  1. Proposed agenda
  2. Tom T: Orientation
  3. Kenny J: Contribution
  4. Kat B-M: Migration and Climate Change: initial thoughts
  5. Richard B: Branches: yet another 'where do we go from here?' piece
  6. Leeds/Bradford branch: Political priorities
  7. Publications group: Publications report