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Orthodox Group Holds Conference

First Published: The New Worker, Volume 1, No. 1, June 1969.
Transcription, Editing and Markup: Paul Saba
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Communique of Party Conference

Recently a conference of the orthodox group of the Communist Party of the United States of America (Marxist-Leninist) took place at (deleted).

Comrade Michael Laski was elected chairman of the conference Presidium.

The presidium invited Comrade Laski to present a report, “On the Current Situation in the Party.”

The conference discussed the report in detail.

The presidium proposed to the conference the adoption without modification of the report.

The conference unanimously adopted the report.

The presidium then invited a number of those present to make reports on how Party tasks should be concretely carried out.

At the close of the discussion on the reports, the conference adopted a number of decisions on how best to carry forward the Party tasks in light of the current situation.

The conference directed the orthodox members of the Central Committee plan in detail, on a funded budget basis, and within a determined time span, the publication of the Party newspaper.

The conference adopted other directives for the Central Committee.

Reports were made on the present world and United States situations, with emphasis placed on the Negro peoples struggle for equal rights and self-determination.

The conference unanimously affirmed that the main feature of the present excellent revolutionary situation is the active dissemination of Mao Tse-tungs Thought.

The presidium proposed the adjournment of the conference subject to call of the General Secretary.

The proposal was adopted by acclamation.

–November, 1968.