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November 2020

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Five thoughts on the armed struggle of the 1970-90s in Germany, by Ron Augustin

Fifty years ago, getting Andreas Baader out of prison was the starting gun for the Red Army Faction. Around the same time, similar organizations emerged across Europe from the period of revolt that characterized the 1960s. In May 2020, militants from France, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Euskadi, and Greece intended to gather in Paris to reflect on these experiences at a conference on the Ethics of Revolutionary Violence, which had to be canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.……… Read the rest