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communism

a political and economic doctrine that advocates that the state should own all property and organize all the functions of PRODUCTION and EXCHANGE, including LABOUR. Karl MARX succinctly stated his idea of communism as ‘from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs’. Communism involves a CENTRALLY PLANNED ECONOMY where strategic decisions concerning production and distribution are taken by government as opposed to being determined by the PRICE SYSTEM, as in a market-based PRIVATE ENTERPRISE ECONOMY. China still organizes its economy along communist lines, but in recent years Russia and other former Soviet Union countries and various East European countries have moved away from communism to more market-based economies.
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I spared you yesterday, in MY COMMUNISTS' ROAD; but I warn you, seriously, don't let me catch you there again!
Then you can hide in the lumber-room and you shall see Christine, who will have gone to her dressing-room, delighted to come back by the Communists' road.
However, I resolved to be extremely prudent, and did not make the mistake of returning to the shore of the lake, or of going by the Communists' road.
We were to go by the Communists' road and through the trap-door.
The vile Laws of Supply and Demand shall find labor scarce in that agricultural district; and pitiless Political Economy shall spend a few extra shillings on the poor, as certainly as I am that Radical, Communist, and Incendiary--Julian Gray!"
The fight with the communists officially ended in 1989 with the signing of the Hatyai Peace Accord, but the DAP has been repeatedly linked to the now-defunct Malayan Communist Party and its former secretary-general Chin Peng.
Before the new American Communist Party was allowed full membership in the Comintern, however, its officers were required to sign the "Twenty-one Conditions of Admission." These 21 conditions of admission to the Comintern made it quite clear that the Communists in the Soviet Union would dictate what happened in America's Communist Party.
The sad reality of the present world order is that the United States -- leader of the free world -- has to seek help from one set of communists to tame the others.
Duterte unsure if peace talks will resume as he hurled new tirades vs communists !-- -- Alexis Romero (philstar.com) - September 26, 2018 - 7:33pm MANILA, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte admitted Wednesday that he was not sure whether the stalled peace talks with the communists would resume as he hurled fresh tirades at the rebels who were recently tagged in an alleged ouster plot against him.
In this interview, Jan Pesek answers the questions:br- What was the real support for Communists in Czechoslovakia in 1948?br- What role did the Soviet Union play in the coup?br-How did 40 years of totalitarian regime change Czechoslovakia?br-Are Slovaks aware of this part of their history?br- Could a similar coup happen in Europe even today?The Slovak Spectator (TSS): Historians mostly agree that it was inevitable the Communists would take control of Czechoslovakia.
The Communists are taking over in Nepal and nobody cares.
The chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist PartyAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA of Russian Federation issued a (http://cprf.ru/2015/04/hands-off-communists-of-ukraine/) statement in defense of the Ukrainian Communists beforeAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA Wednesd ruling, saying that "anti-Communist hysteria continues toAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA swampAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA and "political and judicial pressure on the Communists of Ukraine met the active protest of the world community."

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