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

Event: People's Parliament - Beyond Capitalism?

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What does resistance today tell us about the need to move beyond capitalism as we know it?



Wednesday 4 June, 7pm-8.30pm, Committee Room 8, House of Commons

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With:

Luke Cooper (Author of Beyond Capitalism? The Future of Radical Politics)
Simon Hardy (Author of Beyond Capitalism? The Future of Radical Politics)
Lynne Segal (Professor, Birkbeck College)
Maia Pal (Academic, Occupy Sussex)
Chaired by John McDonnell MP

Please allow at least 15 minutes to come through Parliament security. The most convenient entrance to come in at is the St Stephens Entrance