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Michael Parenti and the Reason for Authoritarism in Socialist Countries Michael Parenti and the Reason for Authoritarism in Socialist Countries

mercenary armies destruction of the productive facilities of the society more invasion more sabotage economic boycott economic embargo monetary embargo technological embargo which have distorting effects upon a society in May of 1921 Lenin got up before the Bolshevik the party convention and he said we’ve had enough with the workers opposition let’s get rid…

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Cuban President Raúl Castro Speaks at Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Cuban President Raúl Castro Speaks at Nelson Mandela’s Memorial

President Jacob Zuma, relatives of Nelson Mandela, distinguished dignitaries, fraternal people of South Africa. Let us pay emotional tribute to Nelson Mandela, the ultimate symbol of dignity and unwavering dedication to the revolutionary struggle for freedom and justice, a prophet of unity, peace and reconciliation. Alongside his comrades in the struggle, Mandela has led his…

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Thomas Jefferson & His Democracy: Crash Course US History #10 Thomas Jefferson & His Democracy: Crash Course US History #10

Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course US History, and today we’re going to discuss Thomas Jefferson. We’re going to learn about how America became a thriving nation of small, independent farmers, eschewing manufacturing and world trade, and becoming the richest and most powerful nation in the world in the 19th century, all thanks…

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What America gets wrong about China and the rest of Asia | David Kang What America gets wrong about China and the rest of Asia | David Kang

We instinctively use the lessons of European history to explain Asia’s future, and it is incredibly difficult to make the argument that we should look at Asia’s history if we want to understand where Asia is going to go in the future. The most common way that we think about power transitions in international relations…

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Cuban Revolution & Fidel Castro's Communist Regime in Cuba | Documentary | 1963 Cuban Revolution & Fidel Castro's Communist Regime in Cuba | Documentary | 1963

Havana January 1st 1959 [Applause] the frente say stay Julio the 26th of July Movement led by Fidel Castro had turned out the tyrant Batista to the Cuban people and to the admiring world there could be no better way to start the new year a correspondent remembers those heady days at estate yzma leon…

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