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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. Direct Link: 10.39- The End of Part I Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2020 at Revolutions
The Days of Freedom could be numbered in days. Direct Link: 10.38- The Days of Freedom Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2020 at Revolutions
That time everyone stayed home from work. Direct Link: 10.37- The General Strike Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2020 at Revolutions
When you think you're out in the front of the pack, but really you're being lapped. Direct Link: 10.36- The Bulygin Constitution Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2020 at Revolutions
When you pray for a miracle and all God sends is a metaphor. Direct Link: 10.35- Sinking Ships Voyage of the Damned Video Battle of Tsushima Video Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2020 at Revolutions
Bloody Sunday triggered the largest popular protests the Russian Empire had ever seen. Direct Link: 10.34- The Wave of Protest [Update: Fixed the audio glitch at 8:20] Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2020 at Revolutions
When people are crying out for help, maybe don't murder them in the streets. Direct Link: 10.33- Bloody Sunday Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2020 at Revolutions
The Russian Revolution of 1905 actually began in 1904. Direct Link: 10.32- The Union of Liberation Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2020 at Revolutions
What happens when you think victory will be easy, defeat will be catastrophic...and then you start to lose? Direct Link: 10.31- A Big Mistake Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2020 at Revolutions
When you can't decide whether to cultivate the revolutionary potential of the peasants or assassinate government officials, the SRs say: why not both? Direct Link: 10.30- The SRs Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2020 at Revolutions
When you have a majority, flaunt it. Direct Link: 10.29- Bolsheviks and Mensheviks Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2020 at Revolutions
To build a fire one first needs a spark. Direct Link: 10.28- The Spark Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2020 at Revolutions
Is the end nigh? Not really. But it will be soon! Direct Link: Revolutions Podcast Update: The End Is Nigh? Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2020 at Revolutions
As factional disputes arose, radical Russians attempt to forge larger alliances. Direct Link: 10.27- Coming Together Drifting Apart Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2019 at Revolutions
In the 1890s Russia expanded its influence in the far east, which put them on a collision course with Japan. Direct Link: 10.26- The Far East [Update: Audio Fixed] Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2019 at Revolutions
Someone was having senseless dreams alright. Direct Link: 10.25- Senseless Dreams Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2019 at Revolutions
Relationship Status: Lenin, Plekhanov, and Martov are all on the same side. This won't always be the case. Direct Link: 10.24 The Union of Struggle for the Emancipation of the Working Class [Update: fixed the download link?] Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2019 at Revolutions
Why propagandize when you can agitate? Direct link: 10.23- On Agitation Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2019 at Revolutions
The great Marxist meet cute. Direct Link: 10.22- Vladimir and Nadya Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2019 at Revolutions
Narodism didn't die after 1881. It just went into hibernation. Direct Link: 10.21- The Socialist Revolutionaries sponsor: Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2019 at Revolutions
If it's not radical, and it's not reactionary, it must be liberal. Direct Link: 10.20- The Liberal Tradition (Such As It Is) Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2019 at Revolutions
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. Direct Link: 10.18- The Witte System Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2019 at Revolutions
When Nicky met Alix... Direct Link: 10.19- Nicky and Alix Link to the Pax Britannica Interview Link to the Eastern Border Interview Sponsor: Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2019 at Revolutions
The combination of the Sound Education Conference plus losing my laptop power supply and not being able to charge my computer back up until just now has delayed me. Look for 10.18-The Witte System to publish this evening. --Mike Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2019 at Revolutions
Everyone knows Marxism isn't applicable to Russia. What my theory presupposes is...what if it did? Direct Link: 10.17- The Emancipation of Labor Group Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2019 at Revolutions