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Disillusioned by the totalitarian regime, Finch allows Evey to send the train.
The European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism also known as the is observed on August 23 and was was designated by the European Parliament in 2008/2009 as "a Europe-wide Day of Remembrance for the victims of all totalitarian and authoritarian regimes, to be commemorated with dignity and impartiality.
1] In his speculative novel Brave New World (1932), and a preface to it, Brave New World Re-visited (written after World War II), Aldous Huxley sketched out a possible future society that would be mostly non-coercive, but at the same time embrace a thoroughgoing, totalitarian exclusion of traditional notions of religion, history, and family.
And even if we haven't got a totalitarian government, we have become a nation enslaved by the corporate invasion of our sports.
Calvo OspinaCOs study highlights the central role of the Colombian ruling class as well as the US military in the growth of the totalitarian terrorist state.
Writing for the Foreign Policy Research Institute, Irving Louis Horowitz, the Hannah Arendt Professor Emeritus of Social and Political Science, maintains that a revived Fidel Castro has seized on the bio-fuels issue as a weapon to attack the United States and globalization, split the West, and form a new global alliance of totalitarian ideologues.
Meanwhile, "countries like Costa Rica, Panama, and Brazil have posted equal gains in literacy without resorting to totalitarian governments.
I am persuaded," he writes, "that the totalitarian global agenda that the UN seeks to advance is inherently evil.
Kuzmin as a literary theoretician was a key figure in the reaction against Symbolism for the new generation, and ultimately influential in Russian art, despite a totalitarian state's severe attempts to subdue and utilize art for its own propaganda.
In the world of architecture, a totalitarian ideology has dominated everywhere since 1945, and still prevails, despite the painfully obvious fact that the ghastly environments it has created are unsustainable and widely detested.
City government took a page out of the totalitarian handbook and invoked its Catch-22 rule that bars city officials from making any comment that could be construed as negative or positive campaigning once a measure is on the ballot.
The Religious Right are self-serving theofascists trying to overthrow democracy and replace it with a totalitarian Republicanazi tyranny run by themselves.