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capitalism and culture: a new phase of global interaction, 1945-present
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A strategy for economic development that calls for free markets, balanced budgets, privatization, free trade, and minimal government intervention in the economy.
The quickening of global economic transactions after WWII. This resulted in total world output returning to the levels established before the Great Depression and moving beyond them
A company that conducts research, operates factories, and sells products in many countries, not just where its headquarters or shareholders are located.
a term used to describe individuals also groups who protest against global trade agreements, which, they claim, only help more developed countries get richer at the expense of less developed countries.
A 1968 program of reform to soften socialism in Czechoslovakia; it resulted in the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia
(1928-1967) Argentinean revolutionary leader; he was an aide to Fidel Castro during the Cuban revolution.
The feminist movement starting in the 1960s, particularly in America, where women campaigned for social and economic rights in addition to the more basic rights they had won during first-wave.
Conservative beliefs in the Bible and that it should be literally believed and applied
Fundamentalist Hindu movement that became politically important in India in the 1980s by advocating a distinct Hindu identity and decrying government efforts to accommodate other faith groups
Large number of movements in Islamic lands that promote a return to strict adherence to the Quran and the sharia in opposition to key elements of Western culture.
Osama bin laden
(1957-) Founder of al Qaeda, the terrorist network responsible for the attacks of September 11, 2001, and other attacks.
A network of Islamic terrorist organizations, led by Osama bin Laden, that carried out the attacks on the US embassies in Tanzania and Kenya in 1998, the USS Cole in Yemen in 2000, and the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in 2001
PRODUCED BY INCREASING OF GREENHOUSE GASES (CARBON DIOXIDE, METHANE & OZONE) IN THE ATMOSPHERE.
social movement dedicated to protecting the natural world from undesirable changes brought about by human actions
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