My fellow comrade from SWP days, "DR", has just completed his inaugural programmatic composition, which can be found here:
I do not think it likely that the future revolutionary party we all hope to see materialize(sooner as opposed to later) will come as a result of a re-groupment ofthe eclectic forces in the United States commonly referred to as theleft, but rather as a result of gigantic explosions in theworking-class, along the lines of the movement to bring into being theCIO but qualitatively larger and deeper, that will result in an epicmass movement to defend the poor and those slipping into poverty, toorganize the organized so we can organize the unorganized, and to launchthe most likely political variant arising out of these explosions - alabor party. We can see the logic of the current situation, botheconomic and political, made manifest in the past two to three years,that points to this coming explosion. The value of the socialistorganizations is their ability to bring into the class the ideas ofscientific socialism. For that reason, I believe two of our mostDR
DR has a wealth of revolutionary party experience, and I hope he will not be shy about sharing his experiences. We need to preserve some of the nuts-and-bolts skills as much as the bigger insights if we are not to keep lagging behind and reinventing wheels already available.