Revolutions (general)

Ok, maybe it wasn't a great war, but it *was* a great offensive.

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Lafayette comes to America! Enjoy!

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When it started, everyone thought it was gonna be a regular war. But it turned out to be a *great* war.

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Wherein we finally talk about the Second International just so we can watch it die.

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War will cause another revolution? No! War will prevent another revolution.

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Confused by how events Balkans could spark a world war? Good news, you're not alone. All the Great Powers of Europe are right there with you.

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You already know a lot actually!

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Au revoir Paris.

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A rapist protected by powerful friends? Who has ever heard of such a thing?

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Why be an illiterate Siberian peasant when you can be a sought after curiosity in St. Petersburg.

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Wherein the gods hate me, but they hated Alexei Romanov even more...

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Stolypin's reforms died. Then Stolypin died.

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After re-writing election laws to ensure a Duma he could work with, Prime Minister Stolypin finally had a Duma he could work with.

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Why have two revolutions when you can have one big long revolution?

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Unity Congress more like DISunity Congress, amirite?

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Who expropriates the expropriators?

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Wherein we ask the ask the eternal question: Was it really a coup?

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To celebrate his new reform program, Prime Minster Stolypin handed out commemorative neckties. 

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They didn't get dubbed "The Duma of National Anger" because they were quiescent and complacent.

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Last time on the Revolutions Podcast...

 

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Wherein I explain what the heck happened to me.

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Maybe if Nicholas hadn't been so set on rejecting the verdict of 1905, there wouldn't be a Part II to look forward to.

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The Days of Freedom could be numbered in days.

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That time everyone stayed home from work. 

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When you think you're out in the front of the pack, but really you're being lapped.  

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When you pray for a miracle and all God sends is a metaphor. 

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Bloody Sunday triggered the largest popular protests the Russian Empire had ever seen.

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When people are crying out for help, maybe don't murder them in the streets. 

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The Russian Revolution of 1905 actually began in 1904. 

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What happens when you think victory will be easy, defeat will be catastrophic...and then you start to lose?

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When you can't decide whether to cultivate the revolutionary potential of the peasants or assassinate government officials, the SRs say: why not both?

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When you have a majority, flaunt it. 

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To build a fire one first needs a spark.

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Is the end nigh? Not really. But it will be soon!

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As factional disputes arose, radical Russians attempt to forge larger alliances. 

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In the 1890s Russia expanded its influence in the far east, which put them on a collision course with Japan. 

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Someone was having senseless dreams alright. 

 

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Relationship Status: Lenin, Plekhanov, and Martov are all on the same side. This won't always be the case.

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Why propagandize when you can agitate?

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The great Marxist meet cute.

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Narodism didn't die after 1881. It just went into hibernation. 

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If it's not radical and it's not reactionary, it must be liberal. 

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When Nicky met Alix...

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If your nascent bourgeoisie isn't big enough or rich enough to industrialize your Empire, just call Sergei Witte. He'll know what to do. 

 

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Everyone know Marxism isn't applicable to Russia. What my theory presupposes is...what if it did?

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Time to start mixing the baking soda and vinegar. 

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Kids today have no respect. 

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After the disaster of the Crimean War, it was time for an era of Great Reform. 

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Really missed a chance to call this episode "The Three Pillars of Russian Absolutism.  

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In December 1825, the Decembrists became the Decembrists. 

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This week, it's nothing less than The Divine Savior vs. The Antichrist

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Peter the Great and Catherine the Great made the Russian Empire great.

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Two Romes have fallen. The third stands. And there will be no fourth. No one shall replace your Christian Tsardom!

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In 1872, the First International fractured into rival camps led by Marx and Bakunin. 

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Wherein we revisit the Paris Commune.

 

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All Mikhail Bakunin wanted was a world without bosses. 

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Mikhail Bakunin circumnavigated the globe and came back convinced that coercive authority was the pits. 

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The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles?

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According to Lenin, Karl Marx was, "the genius who continued and consummated the three main ideological currents of the 19th century, as represented by the three most advanced countries of mankind: classical German philosophy, classical English political economy, and French socialism combined with French revolutionary doctrines in general.”

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Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels dreamed of revolution. But what happens when the revolution comes and then goes?

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In 1864, a group of working men formed an international association called The International Working Men's Association. 

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A Revolutions Podcast Update. 

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The winds have now swept Mexico. To what end?

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It's time to bring the Mexican Revolution to a close

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In 1918 and 1919, it was hard to tell whether the Mexican Revolution was heating up or cooling down. 

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In 1917, Villa said he would fight on until Carranza was swinging from a tree. 

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In 1917 Mexico got a new constitution. 

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In March 1916, the United States invaded Mexico. Again. 

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In November, 1915 Pancho Villa declared death to the gringos. 

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Wherein Pancho Villa is infected with a fatal case of hubris. 

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In October 1914 the Aguascalientes Convention met to decide the future of Mexico. 

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In the summer of 1914, the armies of Obregón, Villa, and Zapata drove Huerta into exile. 

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In April 1914 the United States invaded Mexico. 

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Was Pancho Villa an Avenging Angel, Robin Hood, or King of the Bandits? Yes.

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Let us begin Phase II of the Mexican Revolution...

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Actually it was more like 13, but who's counting. 

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After becoming President, Madero decided to alienate his old friends. 

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After being elected President of Mexico, Francisco Madero enjoyed no peace. 

 

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In the summer of 1911, Francisco Madero was not quite President. And that was a bit of a problem.

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How Porfirian politics helped destroy the Porfiriato

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Sulla died believing he had saved the Roman Republic. Boy was he ever wrong. 

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In the spring of 1911, Francisco Madero unleashed the tiger. Let's see if he can control it. 

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Francisco Madero had a plan, but it didn't really work. 

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Welcome to Morelos. I'd like to introduce you to your host, Emiliano Zapata. 

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After Porfirio Diaz said he welcomed a democratic opposition, many foolishly took him at his word. 

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Just as Mexico was being kicked around by an economic crisis, Porfirio Diaz dropped a political bombshell. 

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Porfirio Diaz ruled Mexico for so long they named a whole section of Mexican history after him. 

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In the years after independence, Mexico was a bit unstable. 

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In 1810, Father Hidalgo let forth the Cry of Dolores. 

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Just by way of refresher, since I know everyone took such good notes during episode 5.1 and 5.2 

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The last week of May 1871 was indeed a very bloody week. 

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🎶Tonight I'm gonna party like it's the year seventy-nine 🎶

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The Paris Commune was formally inaugurated on March 28, 1871. Unfortunately no one could agree on what that meant.  

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On March 18, 1871 the government of Adolphe Thiers attempted to seize control of the National Guard's cannons. It didn't go well.  

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You know you're rich when you can afford to eat rats. 

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In September 1870, everyone in Paris prepared for a siege. Some of them also prepared for revolution. 

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Napoleon III hoped a war with Prussia would save his Empire. Instead it destroyed his Empire. 

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First as tragedy, then as farce. 

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