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insurrection

the act or an instance of rebelling against a government in power or the civil authorities; insurgency
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For exiled Italian and French circles, it was here key debates over the merits of insurrectionism versus a more mass-based anarchism--including anarchism based in trade unions, like syndicalism--took place (Bantman pp.
Drawing on documents and a published study of the sorry fate of rural insurrection in Argentina, (25) Tate concludes his account of revolutionary activism in the 1950s and 1960s with a critique of the FI's embrace of guerrilla warfare as a decisive means to socialist revolution, an orientation that would, in time, fade as the SWP and its major theoretical voice, Joseph Hansen, bent the stick away from adventurist insurrectionism toward a more accommodating social democratic politics of constitutional reform.
A lot of people turned back to insurrectionism, which was posed as this radical new theory.