Week 6 Discussion Question
1. What impact did Mikhail Gorbachev's ideas of glasnost (openness), perestroika
(restructuring) and demokratizatsiia (democratization) have on Communist society?
Were these principles compatible with collectivization and a comm
Garrett Hardin, in his seminal article, "The Tragedy of the Commons," argues that it is
impossible in a finite world to support a finite population. That in the pursuit of our own selfinterest, we are using up the resources we hold in common.
The Cold War occupied more than forty years of the Second Twentieth Century. No one forsaw
its ultimate demise in those years before 1991, but when the new Soviet leadership led by
Mikhail Gorbachev came to power, they soon realized that the
Jules Ferry (1832-1893) was a French legislator who twice served as head in the midst of the
Third Republic, the name of the French government from 1871 until 1940. Boat was an
energetic radical, and in the midst of his premierships France included Tunisi