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

Crisis in the Ukraine (ISN meeting) - Videos

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Videos from the IS Network public meeting Crisis in the Ukraine, London, 12th Mar 2014

Chris Ford (IWGB / Debatte Journal)

Zakhar Popovych (Ukrainian Left Opposition / Commons Journal)

See also the statement from the Left Opposition in Ukraine >>

Videos from the House of Commons public meeting Crisis in Ukraine, London, 10th Mar 2014

Hosted by John McDonnell

Volodymyr Ishchenko (Commons Journal)

Zakhar Popovych (Ukrainian Left Opposition / Commons Journal)