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In using this phrasing, the Victoria machinists' local both refuted Den's critique of the dictatorship of the proletariat and employed the principle of the dictatorship of the proletariat as a means of clearly distinguishing the radical Canadian working class from its reformist brothers and sisters.
Its territory and its military capabilities were used to launch a long-term war against its neighbor Afghanistan, when it became Communist, and a war on terrorism after the dictatorship of history was victorious, in alliance with American democracy, over the Soviet Union, and the regime of the people of the cave in this state.
AT least 200 protesters are feared dead after Buddhist monks led 70,000 people on to the streets to protest against the brutal military dictatorship in Burma.
His argument is both contradictory and circular--contradictory in that his approach leads to the counterintuitive notion that accepting, therefore legitimizing, dictatorships will eventually bring about more democracy (unless democracy is a default system in the end); circular because asserting that Middle Eastern societies are institutionally unprepared for democracy only encourages regimes to make sure their societies remain institutionally unprepared for democracy.
As the authors suggest, it's a good primer on how the region crawled out of dictatorship regimes and survived through neoliberal economic policies.
Such myths include the contention that nonviolence is ineffective against dictatorships and genocide, or that nonviolent methodologies rely upon an appeal to the moral character of the opponent (in fact, nonviolent coercive techniques such as economic boycott and social noncompliance have an impact regardless of the humanitarian stature of the regime in question).
Covering the period before the military dictatorships of the '60s, '70s and '80s, it describes a far less populous and more stable continent than today, when undisturbed by war, Latin American Modernism flourished enough to make an impact elsewhere.
Whatever the reason the Bush-Blair axis had, the tolerance of other dictatorships belies the reason as establishing democracy.
Today dictatorships have about eight times as much wealth in oil reserves as do the democracies.
In democracies, people elect their leaders; dictatorships keep power away from the people.