Author: Steve Leigh

Is Economic Struggle Enough?—A Critique of “Base Building”

There is a new tendency on the U.S. left. The Marxist Center calls for a strategy of “base building” in order to overcome capitalism. While this has a number of progressive elements, such as independence from the Democratic Party, this guest post by Steve Leigh of the Revolutionary Socialists of Seattle argues why “base building” marks a step back from Marxist strategy. 

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Socialists Need Organizations, Even if They’re Small

“From Little Things Big Things Grow”: Mick Armstrong of the organization Socialist Alternative in Australia has written a book about strategies for building revolutionary organizations. A former member of the ISO reviews it and investigates the debates about the “micro-sect.”

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