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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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32) Atitudini si opinii despre regimul comunist din Romania.
La portada de un matutino del estado de Washington, al informar sobre la visita de Quadros y su reunion con su par electo Kennedy, brindaba un ejemplo demostrativo sobre cual era la agenda preparada por la Casa Blanca para tratar con el mandatario brasileno: "to discuss, Cuba, Castro and Comunist inroads into Western World" (Milwaukee Sentinel, 1960, 13 de noviembre: 1).
Profesorul de economie Belu Zilber, un comunist ilegalist, avea mintea-brici si gura cam sloboda.
23) Y, tanto en Memorias como en el Manuscrito, se reitera la irresuelta polAaAaAeA[c]mica entre comunist y nacionalistas, agudizada tras la muerte del nacionalista AaAaAeAungel MarAa FeliAaAaAeA* en una trifulca callejer
Programul Partidului Comunist Roman [The Program of the Romanian Communist Party] 1975) During Ceausescu's dictatorship national ideology became an aggressive superiority complex known as "proto-chrononism" ("temporal priority", in old Greek).
The autoritharian, libertarian, social responsibility and soviet comunist concepts of what the press should be and do.
4) Alexandru Solomon's documentary films, Marele jaf comunist (The Great Communist Bank Robbery, 2004) and Cold Waves (2007), explore the workings of Communist propaganda and of the secret police.
Norman said he was surrounded by Xi's guards as he waved a Tibetan flag and called for democracy in the Himalayan territory, which comunist troops occupied in the early 1950s.
The two ruling parties have sought the Maoists' transformation into a civilian party within May 24, completely settling the issue of combatants and the party's paramilitary organisation Young Comunist League (YCL) before the constitution is out.
Conceptul de gen o categorie utila pentru analiza socio-istorica a regimului comunist din Romania [The concept of gender, a useful category for the socio-historical analysis of the Communist regime in Romania].
While travelling by car in the southern Philippine islands in the early 1990s, he took gunfire from Comunist rebels, but emerged unkscathed.