Power to the people: Why ghosts of the Paris Commune still haunt and inspire


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A revolt of the working class, the Paris Commune was probably the most radical subversion of France's social order because the Revolution of 1789. Passionate and divisive, identical to their material, this yr’s commemorations marking the 150th anniversary of the Commune have highlighted the enduring power of an rebellion that was ferociously suppressed after simply 72 days – however which continues to hang-out and inspire.