communism communism  /ˈkɑm jə ˌnɪ zəm/


  1. (n) a form of socialism that abolishes private ownership
  2. (n) a political theory favoring collectivism in a classless society

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  1. Column: Rumors of democracy's death have been greatly exaggerated

    By John Lloyd (Reuters) - "The End of History and the Last Man" is 21 years old this year. The book of that name, by Francis Fukuyama, has, in the view of many, matured badly. Published in 1992, it was much lauded for its view that, with the collapse of communism in the Soviet bloc, liberal democracy and free markets were the only long-term politics and economics for the globe. After 9/11, the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Few fireworks as stumbling Croatia joins a troubled EU

    By Zoran Radosavljevic ZAGREB (Reuters) - At 700,000 euros, Croatia's budget to celebrate arguably the biggest moment in its 22 years as an independent state might seem a little modest. When Bulgaria and Romania joined the European Union in 2007, champagne flowed and thousands of cheering people poured into the streets to mark a seminal moment in their emergence from Communism. Croatia's July 1 ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Because of Chinese Protestors, We Can 'Let Freedom Ring'

    June 4th, 1989 is a day that will long be remembered in human history. Young Chinese protesters, mostly unarmed students, literally stood up to the crushing regime of Communism – and the world watched as freedom looked tyranny in the face.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Christian Post

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  1. "Recall that earlier generations faced down fascism and communism not just with missiles and tanks, but with sturdy alliances and enduring convictions," Obama said in his address. "They understood that our power alone cannot protect us, nor...
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Dallas Morning News

  2. "Growing up under communism we always dreamed of living in peace and working in a free society like this one," Abdul Nasser said.
    on Jun 11, 2009 By: Gamal Abdel Nasser Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. As a television commentator before running for the Senate, Helms said, "Dr. (Martin Luther) King's outfit ...... is heavily laden at the top with leaders of proven records of communism, socialism and sex perversion, as well as other curious...
    on Jul 4, 2008 By: Sen Jesse Helms Source: San Jose Mercury News

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