chapter  10
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THE FUTURE OF LIBERAL REVOLUTION

ByBruce Ackerman

Even if my fears are realized, it would hardly be the first time in world history that a rising political movement has failed to exploit its opportunities to the fullest. It will be more than satisfactory if most Eastern Europeans-through leadership, luck, and popular support-manage to muddle their way toward liberal democracy, avoiding the worst excesses of xenophobic nationalism that might serve as a cover for new authoritarianisms.