Stalinism


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a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc

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Their many writings on the Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB) raise the bar of scholarly rigour and insist on addressing Stalinism and its ramifications through intensive use of the voluminous archives of the Comintern.
For one, the journal Novy Mir, where Tvardovsky was chief editor, published Lifshitz's February 1954 article against literary Stalinism, "The Diary of Marietta Shaginian." (8) Moreover, at the request of Tvardovsky, Lifshitz wrote two internal reviews in support of the publication of Alexander Solzhenitsyn's One Day in the Life of Ivan Devisovich and In the First, Circle.
Alongside these, Dina Khapaeva and Alexander Etkind worked in a sustained fashion on a parallel, culture-centered critique of post-Soviet memory of Stalinism (for the latter, this culminated in the publication of his magisterial Warped Mourning in 2013, the only monograph devoted entirely to this problem).
McNulty persuasively argues that there was a common core of radicalism growing out of the nineteenth century, which spanned the Independent Labour Party (ILP), through the Fabians to the Liberal Party--and that some members of the CPGB (notably Ivor Montagu) shared these values before Stalinism eclipsed this more pluralistic domestic political culture in the mid-1950s.
"How about petitioning to have a healthy vendor outside of the school to improve the choice of lunches available?" John Murphyadded: "It's added: "It's nothing like Stalinism. Go and eat healthily or get your mum to make you something to take to school for lunch."
She said: "The differences between Constructivism and Stalinism, as the show illustrates, aren't as clear cut as typical architectural histories would have you believe.
The Stalin cult was a central element of Stalinism, and as such it was one of the most salient features of Soviet rule.
The remembrance took place at the special memorial in downtown Sofia, near the National Palace of Culture, on the occasion of August 23, the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism.
Unfinished utopia; Nowa Huta, Stalinism, and Polish society, 1949-56.
Denying the presence of 'Stalinism' in Russai, Putin said that Stalinism is linked with a cult of personality and massive violations of the law, with repression and camps, which is not the case in Russia, although he said that it does not mean that there should be no order and discipline.
For example, a 1948 cartoon, dedicated to Thanksgiving, shows how Canadians have plenty while there are queues for food in Britain, postwar devastation in Germany, conflicts in China and Palestine, earthquakes in Japan, government instability in France, and Stalinism in Russia.
Beyond Totalitarianism: Stalinism and Nazism Compared, edited by Michael Geyer and Sheila Fitzpatrick.
Yet there have been no legal processes put into place by which the atrocities of Stalinism would be officially recognised and condemned as crimes against humanity.
He describes the eminent historian Eric Hobsbawm as an apologist for Stalinism as if, by so doing, he has destroyed the arguments of both Hobsbawm and Dylan Murphy at a stroke.