A compilation of a series of articles that were spread over three issues of 'Green Anarchy' (#18, #19, #20), as an introduction to Camatte's writing and their influence on green anarchism.
Jacques Camatte and the new politics of liberation - Dave Antagonism
'Communism... is the affirmation of a new community': notes on jacques camatte - Chamsy el-Ojeili
This article by Chamsy el-Ojeili gives a broad overview of the thought of Jacques Camatte from his Marxist phase in the Italian Communist Left tradition to his orientation towards primitivism. There is focus on Bordiga's theory of the communist party, Camatte's rejection of democracy, and his understanding of communism as "Gemeinwesen".
About the Revolution - Jacques Camatte
From Invariance Series 2 No. 2 April 1972. This translation was made by David Brown in 1982 and was intended to be published with a translation of 'Capital and Community: The Results of the immediate Process of Production and the Economic Work of Marx' and some other texts by Camatte. This didn't happen and it had a very restricted circulation as a photocopied manuscript until the early 90's when Unpopular Books …
One of the better short and
One of the better short and critical introductions to the later works of Camatte for those new to his ideas but despite the authors more positive gloss, Camatte's works need to be read very critically less initial enthusiasm for some of his more interesting insights leads one down the path of a Nihilist Communism.
So I wrote this 14 years ago
So I wrote this 14 years ago or so. I was thinking of re-reading Camatte. I could write an update if there is any interest in that....
I would generally agree with
I would generally agree with that point - I think my unsuccessful attempt to bounce Camatte against Negri was an attempt to refuse a pessimistic determinism found in the former.
I'd be interested in an
I'd be interested in an update.
I don't know how much of Camatte's output is available in English but you can find all the issues of Invariance here, if that's helpful:
Ta, I think Autonomedia
Ta, I think Autonomedia originally planned to publish 3 volumes of his work.
yes, in the end,
yes, in the end, (unfortunately) only one was published - This World We Must Leave (and other essays)
That's the one I am most
That's the one I am most familiar with. I have an old battered copy of Capital & Community in Russia I need to read one day too.
Lately I have found the final essay of This World We Must Leave entitled 'Echoes of the Past' really useful in trying to understand some elements of the 'alt right'.