[Marxism] Socialist Alternative: Successes and Turds | spreadtheinfestation
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Wed Apr 30 11:47:18 MDT 2014
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On Apr 30, 2014 11:39 AM, "Louis Proyect" <lnp3 at panix.com> wrote:
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> People may accuse me of being a sectarian killjoy for writing this, and
> likely level that criticism against anyone posting or sharing this piece.
> After all, there is a reason that Socialist Alternative has been in our
> headlines: it’s been succeeding!
> However we cannot afford to wait, or censor ourselves. Socialist
> Alternative has accomplished some truly special things, but is now on the
> verge of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. The fact is, Socialist
> Alternative’s successes were a strong deviation from business as usual on
> the US Socialist Left – its typical routines of self-promotion and cycling
> through non-class issues. But now Socialist Alternative is attempting to
> capitalize on those successes through methods that are almost opposite of
> the ones that made them successful! Instead of doing good work which is
> inspiring to the entire Left, they are caving back into self-promotion and
> domination of front groups. And it will make their success short-lived.
> full: http://spreadtheinfestation.wordpress.com/2014/04/30/
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