This is an open letter to members of the International Socialists (IS), later to become the Socialist Workers Party, printed in the libertarian socialist paper Solidarity in September 1968. It criticises IS for failing to recognise the relationship between how socialists organise, and the content of their politics; and for establishing an unfree internal regime.
1961 paper by Jacques Camatte, on the "historical" and formal communist party. With a 1974 postface.
Miami Autonomy & Solidarity on organisation for revolutionaries.
An article on organisation by Liberty & Solidarity, which we disagree with completely and find the tone rather pompous, but reproduce here for reference.
The following text was published in 1982, over the name “Cormack”. It is an attempt to draw lessons from the Bolshevik experience, not only for the abstract “theory of the party”, but also for the concrete problems of communist organisation we face in the here and now, when any emergence of anything you might call a revolutionary party is far, far over the horizon.