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The story of the Arditi del Popolo (people's squads) is, in this context, revealing--especially with regard to the on-going debate within communist circles as to the relationship between organisation and spontaneity.
Secchia's criticism was specifically directed at the PCd'I's attitude towards the Arditi del Popolo.
But it was Bordiga, the party secretary, who provided the official communist party line on the Arditi del Popolo.
See 'Disposizioni per l'inquadramento delle forze comuniste', L'Ordine Nuovo, 31 July 1921; Francescangeli, Arditi del popolo, p101.
Francescangeli, Arditi del popolo, pp102-7; Guglielmo Palazzolo, 'L'apparato illegale del Partito comunista d'Italia nel 1921-22 e la lotta contro il fascismo', in Rivista storica del socialismo, 29, 1966.