Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

August 30, 2008

Peter Camejo classics

Filed under: socialism — louisproyect @ 2:00 pm

“How to Make a Revolution in the United States” is the abridged text of a speech delivered by Peter Camejo at an educational conference of the SWP and the YSA in New York on May 3, 1969. It is taken from the May 30, 1969 issue of The Militant.

“Liberalism, Ultraleftism or Mass Action” is the abridged text of a talk given by Camejo at a meeting in New York on June 14, 1970. It is taken from the July 10, 1970 issue of The Militant.

Full at http://links.org.au/node/606


  1. The best thing Camejo did back in his SWP days was his debate against social democracy’s “lesser evilism” guru Michael Harrington in 1976.

    Replace Carter with Clinton, Gore, Kerry or Obama and almost every word would be just as true today.

    That is what really needs to be reprinted and publicized considering the piss-poor state of the left today.

    You got any connections with Haymarket to do so?

    Comment by MN Roy — September 2, 2008 @ 8:10 pm

  2. Thanks for posting these. I have the pamphlets in my collection, but I am glad they are getting wide exposure; I think their content very healthy and expressed in a very refreshing way.

    Another pamphlet many would appreciate today is “How a Minority Can Change Society” by George Breitman.

    Comment by Jay Rothermel — September 7, 2008 @ 5:08 am

  3. […] in 2004) way back in 1969, called “How to Make A Revolution in the United States”. (via) Here’s one short clip: The key to victory is moving the masses. Any concept, any struggle […]

    Pingback by Number 9… Number 9… Number 9… at PunkAssBlog.com — October 1, 2008 @ 8:36 am

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