published in: Walter Baier, Eric Canepa, Haris Golemis, The Radical Left in Europe – Rediscovering Hope. transform! Yearbook 2019, London: Merlin Press, 2019, pp. 73-84.
deemed it appropriate to recall at the beginning of his study on Nations and Nationalisms ‘the first noteworthy attempt to subject the issue to a dispassionate analysis’: ‘the important and under-appreciated debates among the Marxists of the Second International on what they called the “national question”’ involving ‘the best minds of the international socialist movement – and they could boast some of the most brilliant thinkers – [who] tackled this problem: Kautsky and Luxemburg, Otto Bauer and Lenin, to name only a few’.
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