COMMUNISM - 300 In communist countries, the state draws its legitimacy from this entity.
COMMUNISM - 300 What is the Communist Party? (IDEOLOGY =, basis for legitimacy under Communism; thus, when ideology dies in China, the Chinese Communist Party has to scramble to find a basis for legitimacy. They settle on a social contract to deliver the economic goods!)
COMMUNISM - 400 In industrialized states like Britain and Germany
COMMUNISM - 400 WHERE DID MARX ENVISIONCOMMUNISM DEVELOPING FIRST?
COMMUNISM - 500 Stalin changed the Soviet regime to this form of government, which is invasive and pervasive in every aspect of people’s lives. The term is associated with the 20 th Century. Currently “authoritarian” is preferred.
POT LUCK - 200 What are Russian television networks (RTR=state-owned; ORT – state owned 51% & others led by Berezovsky had 49%; NTV – owned by Guzinsky until he was arrested and fled the country and Gazprom took it over) ?
POT LUCK - 300 According to Transparency International, the two biggest drains on the Russian economy
POT LUCK - 300 What are CORRUPTION and EXTORTION?
POT LUCK - 400 What the nomination of SERGEI KIRIYENKO demonstrates about presidential power in Russia
POT LUCK - 400 What is the president’s power to dissolve parliament? (Kiryenko was rejected twice by the Duma and confirmed as PM only when Yelstin threatened to exercise his constitutional power -- to dissolve the parliament if it rejected PM nominee a third time!)