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totalitarian

of, denoting, relating to, or characteristic of a dictatorial one-party state that regulates every realm of life
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And recall here, before you hazard an answer, how cheaply Joseph Stalin, the totalitarian Soviet leader behind the horrors of the Gulag, where roughly three million Russians were worked or starved to death, viewed human life.
It kills more than 100,000 people but paves the way for the Norsefire party to win the next election and turn the country into a totalitarian state under the prime minister's iron-fist rule.
Speaking on the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism, Tsacheva pointed out that "a totalitarian regime in North Africa has fallen just hours ago,"
Albert Musliu says that this Government wants to defocus the public from the integration and turn the country into totalitarian system where other people's opinion is unaccepted.
I didn't think I would last this long" Magician Paul Daniels, after being voted off Strictly Come Dancing "When I was a child, the world was a totalitarian state run by adults.
Summary: Washington - The polisario leaders dismiss anyone who dares to break with the totalitarian thiking, which is the system of governance in the Tindouf camps, said, on Thursday, Mustapha Salma Ould Sidi Mouloud, Chief Inspector of the polisario police, who had recently announced his support for the autonomy plan for the southern provinces, the Sahara.
The book unwittingly justifies a totalitarian mentality and explains why most of our democracies today are, in reality, thinly disguised totalitarian regimes.
The all-pervasiveness of the current-day system--and the virtual "impermissibility" of any traditionalist critiques directed against it--point to its totalitarian nature.
William Manchee's Tarizon: The Liberator (Book One of the Tarizon Trilogy) (Top Publications 978-1-929976-48-5) follows a civil war between a malevolent totalitarian world government and a fairly benevolent totalitarian world government on a planet with a large minority of Earth &233;migr&233;s.
This has been widely attributed to a totalitarian government's nervousness about encouraging the gathering of large crowds.
Calvo OspinaCOs study provides a wealth of historical and empirical data that highlights ColombiaCOs peculiar combination of electoral politics characteristic of a Western capitalist democracy and the permanent purge of civil and political society characteristic of totalitarian dictatorships.
Shlapentokh's goal is 'to prove that in some cases brutal totalitarian regimes, or at least regimes with significant totalitarian attributes, have been the only way to maintain basic social order'.