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    • In  1959, Fidel Castro took  Mao Zedong, also transliterated as Mao Tse-tung and commonlycontrol of Cuba by force referred to as Chairman Maoand remained its (December 26, 1893 – September 9, 1976), was a Chinesedictatorial leader for Communist revolutionary, guerrillanearly five decades. As warfare strategist, Marxist political philosopher, and leader of thethe leader of the only Chinese Revolution. He was thecommunist country in the architect and founding father of the Peoples Republic of ChinaWestern (PRC) from its establishment inHemisphere, Castro has 1949, and held control over the nation until his death in 1976. Hisbeen the focus of theoretical contribution tointernational controversy. Marxism–Leninism, along with his military strategies and brand of policies, are collectively known as Maoism.
    •  Kim Jong-il (born Yuri Irsenovich Kim;[3] 16 February Joseph Stalin was one of the 1941; official biography claims most influential dictators of 1942[4] – 17 December 2011)[5] the 20th century. He was the supreme leader of obtained power of the North Korea (DPRK) from 1994 communist U.S.S.R. after the to 2011. He succeeded his death of Vladmir Lenin. He was considered both a father and founder of the DPRK monster and revolutionary. Kim Il-sung following the elder He was a monster due to Kims death in 1994. Kim Jong-il what is referred to the was the General Secretary of Purges. These were the the Workers Party of execution the millions of Korea, Chairman of the Soviet people. Stalin National Defence Commission considered these people a threat to his political future of North Korea, and the supreme commander of the Korean Peoples Army, the fourth-largest standing army in the world
    • A) What is power?B) Think about who has power and what are the ingredients of powerC) What are some true/false preconceptions about absolute power?D) Write a 150 word essay summarizing your conclusions.
    • a)How do peoplechallenge authority?b)How successfully ispower challenged?c)For what reasons dopeople protest?d)How has the sourceand exercise of powerchanged over time?
    • Spains two biggestunions, the CCOO andUGT, led protests in 57cities against the reformswhich Spains newconservative governmentargues are needed toslash a jobless rate of22.85 percent, the highestin the developed world.The two largest protestswere held in Madrid andBarcelona, Spainssecond city. They drewhundreds of thousands ofdemonstrators.
    • Greece is today rackedwith protest and violentepisodes in what is beingcalled the "mother of allstrikes," ahead of anothervote on austerity cuts andhigher taxes. The austeritymeasures the PrimeMinisters government isexpected toimplement, starting with30,000 jobs, will begin totouch more deeply themiddle class of a countrythat is a foundingmember of the EuropeanUnion.
    • An African Union peacemission has received a frostywelcome in Benghazi, the defacto capital of the Libyanopposition, as rebelsupporters insisted thatMuammar Gaddafi relinquishpower. More than 1,000demonstrators waved pre-Gaddafi flags and chantedslogans against the Libyanruler outside a hotel in thecity. They said they had littlefaith in the visiting mediators,who they said were mostlyallies of Gaddafi whopreached democracy forLibya but did not practice itat home.