To give some background in the wake of alleged anarchist bombings in Rome, Time Magazine has a brief retelling of European anarchist history. It is pretty interesting. I would quibble with a few of the facts in the first half of the article, but the second half just dumbfounded me.
What was strange is how writer Ishaan Tharoor glosses over why anarchism fell off the political map in the 1930s: a totalitarian Soviet Union was killing Russian anarchists and funding state socialists groups around the rest of the world.
Then I find out that “anti-government” Sarah Palin is the intellectual successor to Emma Goldman. Excuse me.