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Movement for a Revolutionary Left (Eugene, Oregon)

A Critique of Ultra-Leftism, Dogmatism and Sectarianism


First Published: January 1977.
Transcription, Editing and Markup: Paul Saba
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General Introduction

Historical Overview of the Left in the U.S

An Analysis of Current Trends on the U.S. Left

The Bankruptcy of “Maoism” in the Advanced Capitalist Countries
What Trotskyism Means
Social Democracy
Petty Bourgeois Radicalism

The Three Principle Banes of the Revolutionary Left


Some Principle Manifestations of Dogmatism

Ethnic Minorities in the U.S
Trade Unions and the Worker’s Movement
The Women’s Question
The Gay Question
The Question of the Soviet Union
Detente/Peaceful Co-existence

Revolution, Violence and Extra-Legality

The Meaning of Being Revolutionary
The Role of Violence and Extra-Legality
The Lessons of Chile
Scenarios for Revolution in the Advanced Capitalist Countries

Organization, Coalitions and Class Alliances

The Role of the Party
Unity, United Fronts and Popular Fronts
The Role of the Petty-Bourgeoisie
Marxist-Leninist Theory and the Modern History of Petty-Bourgeois Movements
An Analysis of the Petty-Bourgeoisie as a Class

The Causes of Left Errors

A Call for the Regroupment of the U.S. Left

Seven Revolutionary Currents

What Must be Done

On the National Level
On the Local Level