Platformism

  • platformism is a form of anarchist organization that seeks unity from its participants, having as a defining characteristic the idea that each platformist organization should include only people that are fully in agreement with core group ideas, rejecting people who disagree. it stresses the need for tightly organized anarchist organizations that are able to influence working class and peasant movements.[1]

    "platformist" groups reject the model of leninist vanguardism, instead aiming to "make anarchist ideas the leading ideas within the class struggle".[2] according to platformism, the four main principles by which an anarchist organisation should operate are: ideological unity, tactical unity, collective responsibility, and federalism.

  • overview
  • organisational ideas
  • publication history
  • antecedents of the platform
  • problems caused by poor translations
  • other terms
  • the platform today
  • criticisms
  • the "synthesist" alternative
  • malatesta's shift to "agreement" with collective responsibility
  • see also
  • references
  • external links

Platformism is a form of anarchist organization that seeks unity from its participants, having as a defining characteristic the idea that each platformist organization should include only people that are fully in agreement with core group ideas, rejecting people who disagree. It stresses the need for tightly organized anarchist organizations that are able to influence working class and peasant movements.[1]

"Platformist" groups reject the model of Leninist vanguardism, instead aiming to "make anarchist ideas the leading ideas within the class struggle".[2] According to platformism, the four main principles by which an anarchist organisation should operate are: ideological unity, tactical unity, collective responsibility, and federalism.