THE black flag that flew last week above the tumultuous student disorders of Paris stood for a philosophy that the modern world has all but forgotten: anarchy. Few of the students who riot in France, Germany or Italy —or in many another country—would profess outright allegiance to anarchy, but its basic tenets inspire many of their leaders. Germany's "Red Rudi" Dutschke and France's "Red Danny" Cohn-Bendit openly espouse anarchy. "In theory," says West German Political Scientist Wolfgang Abendroth, "the students are a species of Marxists, but in practice they are anarchists." Not since...

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