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Robert Graham: We Still Do Not Fear Anarchy and René Berthier’s comment
Article published on 3 November 2016

by Eric Vilain

The quote in the title is taken from Bakunin himself, who first publicly identified himself as an anarchist in 1868, around the time that he joined the International. It is surprising then that in another book along similar lines, René Berthier argues that the anarchist movements that emerged Social Democracy & Anarchism in the International Workers’ Association 1864 – 1877 from the struggles within the International regarding the proper direction of working class and socialist movements constituted a break with rather than a continuation of “Bakuninism,” and that Bakunin is better described as a revolutionary socialist or syndicalist than as an anarchist. I think my book provides a good counter-argument to that position.