Party & Programme > Democratic centralism

The long view

29 Mar 2012

Communists must be patient, writes Paul Demarty, avoiding the twins of opportunism and adventurism

Same old crap

13 Nov 1997

Party notes

Democratic or bureaucratic centralism?

30 Oct 1997

Mark Fischer concludes his reply to Richard Brenner of Workers Power

Party notes

30 Oct 1997

Sect or Party?

23 Oct 1997

Mark Fischer replies to Richard Brenner’s polemic against the Communist Party. First, the question of democratic centralism ...

Open challenge to Taaffe

16 Oct 1997

Earlier this year five - ultra-economistic - members of Labor Militant (sister organisation of the Socialist Party) were expelled from the US group, whose leadership was acting in concert with the International Secretariat of the Committee for a Workers International. The expelled members included John Reiman and a leading comrade referred to as SO’T. Here we publish an extract from the US minority document, The expulsions, which calls on CWI supporters to fight for what they understand as genuine democratic centralism

Democratic centralism and the LRCI

02 Oct 1997

Richard Brenner, a delegate to the League for a Revolutionary Communist International’s fourth congress in July, replies to Don Preston of the Weekly Worker

Long live the party line!

11 Sep 1997

Around the left

Socialist democracy and democratic centralism

28 Aug 1997

We reprint a document of an organised tendency within the Socialist Party involving John Bulaitis, Phil Hearse, Sarah Parker, David Lyons, Paul Morehouse and James White.

Thesis on communist rapprochement

14 Aug 1997

This thesis was agreed to by the Provisional Central Committee of the Communist Party of Great Britain and the Organising Committee of the Revolutionary Democratic Group (faction of the SWP) on August 10 1997

Democracy and the Socialist Labour Party

03 Jul 1997

Open letter from Terry Burns, the SLP’s parliamentary candidate in Cardiff Central

Scargill rubs it in ...

03 Jul 1997

Party notes

Scargill: ‘Keep quiet or get out’

03 Jul 1997

Once again Arthur Scargill lays down the law against democracy in the SLP - this time in his reply to Martin Wicks. The comrade had forwarded him partisan suggestions for extending democracy in the SLP. The document he sent was signed by a number of SLP comrades and published in the Weekly Worker (June 12)

Tribune of the people

03 Apr 1997

Revolutionary candidates: Saklatvala

One lump

16 Jan 1997

Party notes

Continuity and discipline

19 Dec 1996

Party notes

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