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Perestroika


— cheering the Soviet leader’s policies of glasnost and perestroika, demanding similar reforms in East Germany, defiantly yelling "Stasi go home!"
Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  an economic policy adopted in the former Soviet Union beginning in 1987; intended to increase economic efficiency by replacing some central planning with local decision making based on supply and demand
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Strongly Associated with:   Gorbachev, Glasnost
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  • — cheering the Soviet leader’s policies of glasnost and perestroika, demanding similar reforms in East Germany, defiantly yelling "Stasi go home!"
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • "Those who hope we shall move away from the socialist path will be greatly disappointed," Gorbachev had written in Perestroika (1987), at the height of his power.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Perestroika [9] , Gorbachev [5] , Glasnost [9] , Glasnost [9]
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