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

This Thursday: Syria and Egypt - Are the Arab revolutions in retreat?

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SYRIA and EGYPT

Are the Arab revolutions in retreat?

What are the results and prospects?

MEETING

THURSDAY 19 SEPTEMBER

7:30pm, at ULU, Malet Street, WC1E 7HY

Speakers:

GILBERT ACHCAR, author of The People Want: A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising

HANNAH ELSISI, socialist activist from Cairo

Organised by:

Socialist Resistance, International Socialist Network and the Anti Capitalist Initiative