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The Paris Commune: Alexander Berkman

Alexander Berkman sees in both the Paris Commune of 1871 and the Kronstadt Rebellion of 1921 a failure of foresight and nerve. In both cases, what was demanded was aggressive action against the State. And what occurred was passivity, lack … Continue reading

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The russian revolution of 1917: Alexander Berkman

It has been asserted by some writers that Bolshevik accession to power in Russia was due to a coup de main, and doubt has been expressed regarding the social nature of the October change. Nothing could be further from the … Continue reading

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