I'm laughing at the arrogance of the RA/IWCA internet cheerleaders, not shitting on their ideas and methods. Quite a few times on this board, I've asked, along with others about the progress of the IWCA and about what can be learnt from their approach, both good and bad, but nine times out of ten the only response there ever is is more bluster about the rest of the left. At a certain point, its difficult to avoid concluding that this is because the IWCA, or at least their internet fanclub, don't actually have anything much to say about their last 17 years. That they in fact regard bashing the left as safer territory. Cockneyrebel used to take a lot of stick from IWCA supporters amongst others about his theory of irrelevance. He'd argue that everyone on the left was small and irrelevant... so therefore it didn't really matter if you were a group of a couple of dozen or a group of a couple of thousand. And he, rightly, used to be laughed at because it was such a self-evidently self-serving point of view. How much sillier is the IWCA version of this attitude, where not only is their own tiny group with nothing much to show for nearly two decades of work, as relevant as any other group, it's in fact the only group that matters.