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The West and the Challenge of Radicalism

The West and the Challenge of Radicalism

In a sunny sky the smallest cloud makes a big impression! This is how Mikhail Bakunin, one of the fathers of revolutionary radicalism in Europe, described the political situation of the continent in the 1860s. Europe seemed to be in peace, its leadership elites united...
Opinion: When History Ignores a Turning Point

Opinion: When History Ignores a Turning Point

Three years ago, as Egypt and a few other Arab countries were in the throes of popular revolt, some of us wondered whether events would turn the way they did in Europe in 1848. In that year virtually the whole of continental Europe, from France to the borders of...