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Tequila_Wolf wrote

Part of the predictive value of anarchist theory is exactly that it understands intermediary states to be problematic. Personally I think it's the major difference between anarchism and marxism. And Kronstadt is a fairly definitive example of the anarchist prediction playing out, against marxism.

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Naokotani wrote

Agreed, but now we have more evidence to strenghten our predictive models that we would not have if they had become a liberal democracy.

Also, what about the predictive value of Marxism to predict that anarchists will get crushed by imperialist capitalist, fascists and communists?

Both anarchist and marxist theory have a great deal to teach anyone who is willing to learn about socialism.

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kestrel77 wrote

anarchists haven't been crushed by communists historically. anarchists have been betrayed by the counter-revolution masquerading as communists in ukraine and spain and the other places.