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  • grassroots
  • Outsiders relying on mainstream news reports have an additional problem: there is hardly any coverage of grassroots activism. (pmpress.org)
  • The protest movement, which became known as Los Indignados (the Outraged), included grassroots organizations and political parties that had fought to restore Manuel Zelaya, as well as ordinary citizens who had never taken to the streets before. (newint.org)
  • Taking as a starting point the Italian crisis over immigration in the early 1990s, Merrill examines grassroots interethnic spatial politics among female migrants and Turin feminists in Northern Italy. (jhu.edu)
  • Election
  • The modus operandi for the political empowerment of Islamists in America is in full public display during every election cycle. (familysecuritymatters.org)
  • After the presidential election, most international observers praised the nonviolent treatment of political opponents, minor improvements in the election legislation, and opportunities for the opposition to campaign. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Former Argus Leader politics reporter and editor David Kranz wrote an in-depth profile on his life and unusual political career more than 15 years ago when Erickson was working on a campaign to defeat former S.D. Sen. Tom Daschle in the 2004 election. (argusleader.com)
  • The two gained notoriety in national political circles last month with a plan to launch a series of folksy but pointed TV commercials intended to discredit Daschle - the leader of the Senate Democrats and a popular South Dakota politician - in advance of next year's election, a ballot that probably will include President Bush. (argusleader.com)
  • But the party died as soon as it won the 2015 presidential election. (sunnewsonline.com)
  • tirelessly
  • Having voted in New York instead of my hometown of Jakarta, I was moved to see images of fellow civilians, without affiliations to any political party, tirelessly contributing their time and money to support Joko ' Jokowi' Widodo in the most creative ways. (thejakartapost.com)
  • He was one of those who fought tirelessly for restoration of civil rule in Nigeria, following the frequent military incursions into politics. (sunnewsonline.com)
  • movements
  • While young people often play central and catalyzing roles in movements for democracy around the world, they are less engaged than older generations in voting and party activism. (iknowpolitics.org)
  • The Islamist agenda is simply to exaggerate their Muslim grievance mill so that candidates who are loath to be identified as anti-Muslim will divert the attention of the nation completely away from the national security problems associated with various Muslim ideologies contained within the global movements of political Islam. (familysecuritymatters.org)
  • BUENOS AIRES -- Movements to rewrite national constitutions are dramatically changing the political paths of several South American countries, triggering bitter debates over whether new charters will benefit future generations or simply serve the political ambitions of current presidents. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Socialism
  • It's also important to note that his party, the Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL), doubled the number of seats in the city legislature from 2 to 4. (csmonitor.com)
  • Because the members are themselves the owners, all economic benefits are retained by the members -- profits are not siphoned off by private shareholders as in capitalism nor by bureaucratic governments as in socialism. (nothingness.org)
  • context
  • Since Trump first emerged as a leading candidate, there has been this liberal trope that the Left is apologizing for racism by making an argument that places racism in political, economic, and historical context. (jacobinmag.com)
  • Islamist
  • They have quickly co-opted the propaganda of victimology and identity politics in order to collectivize American Muslims under their Islamist banners and exploit the grand deception that Muslims are monolithic. (familysecuritymatters.org)
  • This is clearly an Islamist agenda focused on victimology, identity politics, and the advocacy of Islamist interests in Iraq and abroad. (familysecuritymatters.org)
  • But Erdogan's moderately Islamist government is cornered. (latimes.com)
  • patronage
  • The treaty was an extension of existing concordats already signed with Prussia and Bavaria Concordats have been used to create binding agreements to safeguard church interests and its freedom to act, particularly in countries that do not have strong jurisprudence guaranteeing government non-interference in religious matters or where the church seeks a privileged position under government patronage. (wikipedia.org)
  • regime
  • The politics of the former regime were rejected by the new government leadership. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The conflict in Ukraine persuaded both the authorities and a significant part of the population that political changes could undermine stability in the country, and this was used as a justification to stifle dissent and to preserve the existing political regime. (freedomhouse.org)
  • The concordat has been described by some as giving moral legitimacy to the Nazi regime soon after Hitler had acquired quasi- dictatorial powers through the Enabling Act of 1933 , an Act itself facilitated through the support of the Catholic Centre Party. (wikipedia.org)
  • True, heavy-handed suppression of perceived threats to the political regime is still in Beijing's arsenal of knee-jerk, reactive policies and should not be condoned. (slate.com)
  • socialist
  • By bringing producers and consumers into direct contact with each other, they are able to eliminate the inefficient "middle men" of both systems (i.e., capitalists who profit not on the basis of their labor but simply because they own the means of production, and oppressive socialist governments that operate on the basis of central planning and dictatorial control over the economy). (nothingness.org)
  • early 1990s
  • In the early 1990s it confronted a city government intent on devaluing and punishing the homeless population, as part of an agenda of supporting gentrification. (pmpress.org)
  • organization
  • It is embittered by the refusal of the U.S. to take on the PKK insurgents in Iraq despite Washington's persistent declarations that their party is a terrorist organization. (latimes.com)
  • dissent
  • 1 Aziz's outmaneuvering of dissent and his successes in building a fragile stability in the country do not mean, however, that the political and security risks will remain manageable. (carnegieendowment.org)
  • systematically
  • Politics is typically regarded as a space for politically experienced men, and while women are often disadvantaged in accumulating experience to run for office, young people are systematically marginalized because of their young age, limited opportunities, and projected lack of experience. (iknowpolitics.org)
  • Its central argument is that differences in the arrangement of political institutions systematically explain variations in patterns of multi-party government across these states. (cvlesalfabegues.com)
  • regimes
  • If the abrupt end to U.S. relationships with Ben Ali in Tunisia, Mubarak in Egypt and Saleh in Yemen taught us anything, it was that reliance on repressive regimes for political tranquility is not only morally deficient, but strategically unwise. (juancole.com)
  • May be there had been similar oppressive actions on students during military or other regimes or governments' tenure. (thedailystar.net)
  • broadly
  • The Routledge Handbook of East European Politics will be a key reference point both for advanced-level students developing knowledge about the subject, researchers producing new material in the area, and those interested and working in the fields of East European Politics, Russian Politics, EU Politics, and more broadly in European Politics, Comparative Politics, Democratization Studies, and International Relations. (cvlesalfabegues.com)
  • reserved seats
  • IPU also recommends to align the minimum age for parliamentary candidacies with the minimum voting age and to establish youth quotas (e.g. reserved seats, legislated quotas, party quotas) as a means of increasing the number of young MPs. (iknowpolitics.org)
  • freedoms
  • What's more, recent government actions threaten basic religious freedoms of millions of Americans. (catholicmom.com)
  • One of the dominant assumptions is that economic liberalization will inevitably lead to political freedoms, yet China has grown ferociously for 30 years without sweating such inevitability. (slate.com)
  • participation
  • The Youth-GPS focuses on civic engagement and political participation, among other areas, and responds to the concerns young people have expressed in global, regional and national forums and the growing demand at all levels for cutting-edge and strategic support in youth programming in all development contexts. (iknowpolitics.org)
  • James A. Morone, The Democratic Wish: Popular Participation and the Limits of American Government (Basic Books, 1990). (prospect.org)
  • In this day and age, when we are talking about responsibility or active citizenry, it often revolves around voting and participation in the political process. (carnegiecouncil.org)
  • Founders
  • Reacting to the Articles of Confederation, the Founders believed that the Constitution favored strong, if restrained, government. (prospect.org)
  • But much of American political thought since then from Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson to Richard Neustadt and Walter Dean Burnham can be read as a recurring judgment that the Founders constrained government far more than they empowered it. (prospect.org)
  • Intellectuals
  • Intellectuals typically read opposing party sources as much or more as works from their own party. (oliverdemille.com)
  • The utterance of the term democracy among the Chinese elite has so far meant promoting government transparency and accountability, village-level elections, rule by consensus and consultation, expanding the public sphere, co-opting entrepreneurs and intellectuals into the party-anything but conceding ultimate power to the people. (slate.com)
  • although
  • Although Baca-Barragán began university studies with a major in physics, she was soon drawn back to her ninth-grade desire to enter a field of power-law and politics. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Although often focused on schools, curriculum, and educational funding, student groups have influenced greater political events. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although it was an enormous step forward, the new constitution still fell far short of the CPP's call for full self-government. (ghanaweb.com)
  • It would be a win-win proposition for the Turkish prime minister, although inaction could bring down his government. (latimes.com)
  • Although much left-wing media coverage of the Tea Party has focused on the outrageous signs and paranoid theories, journalist Chip Berlet admonishes progressives to pay attention to the Tea Party's actions and complaints or run the risk of observing its rise to power from the sidelines. (thesunmagazine.org)
  • journalists
  • The government's abuses of human rights and civil liberties in the course of these nineteen months have been carefully documented by foreign governments, journalists, and human rights watchdogs. (juancole.com)
  • In this interview translated by Venezuelanalysis.com, El Viejo Topo journalists talk with Nicolas Maduro about his life, political formation, and the long story of how he got to know Chavez and then fought alongside him, before he was elected president until he died. (venezuelanalysis.com)
  • One could say that during this period the government of Venezuela has had a somewhat itinerant character - something surprising for us, as we're used to a Spanish president who has so little contact with the people that he talks to the press through a plasma screen, hiding his physical presence from the mortal journalists. (venezuelanalysis.com)
  • largely
  • Since cleanup efforts have largely failed, the government faces two choices: either excavate contaminated sites and store the toxic soil in immense steel-reinforced concrete buildings (thus creating an embarrassing monument to technical failure), or convince the public to accept ever-increasing amounts of toxins in their soil, air, water, homes, and bodies. (ejnet.org)
  • In short, the CCP has nimbly adapted, is populated largely by elites, and is essentially ruled by a nine-member oligarchy in the Politburo, the fount of power in Chinese politics. (slate.com)
  • America's
  • Tens of thousands of Islamic militants now reside in America, operating in sleeper cells, attending our colleges and universities, even infiltrating our government," ACT for America's website once claimed. (usatoday.com)
  • Perhaps a non-party arrangement like the one envisioned by America's founding fathers will someday offer a better system. (oliverdemille.com)
  • national
  • These include designing strategies by national parliaments and political parties that target the inclusion of young MPs and ensure diversity among youth, addressing the disparities between the number of young men and young women entering parliament. (iknowpolitics.org)
  • The politics of the active university students reflected those of the national parliament. (libcom.org)
  • Radical students connected the role of the institution to national politics. (libcom.org)
  • S ince 1981 American voters have kept the national government divided between the two parties. (prospect.org)
  • Second, divided government creates a climate of scandal-mongering, in which each branch of government expends political resources embarrassing the other (Watergate, Iran-contra, the S&L scandals, Iraqgate) rather than jointly tending to the national business. (prospect.org)
  • The federal deficit has deprived government of resources to address national concerns, and the magnitude of the deficit itself stands as a monument to government's failure to act. (prospect.org)
  • When Zimbabwe attained its first independent government in 1980, led by President Robert Mugabe and liberation fighters of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF), there were reasons to hope for a bright future. (monthlyreview.org)
  • But the Bloc's success came from moving beyond a militant tradition without national expression, which had little impact on public debates, to create a political balance of power. (internationalviewpoint.org)
  • It represented an important part of anti-troika outrage and the search for political solutions, precisely because it could unbalance national politics, and it was recognized by hundreds of thousands of people as the appropriate and necessary instrument - in elections. (internationalviewpoint.org)
  • Republicans
  • President Obama and his team will be guilty of political malpractice if they don't push hard for action, and Republicans will pay a price if they go all-out to block it. (newrepublic.com)
  • Paul Ryan and the House Republicans are stunningly out of touch with mainstream public opinion on this issue, and it's hard to believe that Republicans won't pay a political price unless they trim their sails. (newrepublic.com)
  • But mainstream Republicans in South Dakota are bluntly critical of Erickson's methods, and White House political guru Karl Rove - to whom Erickson has suggested more than a passing acquaintance - disavows any knowledge of his existence. (argusleader.com)
  • dialogue
  • According to government sources, Mauritania has weathered the storm partly due to an adroit mix of dialogue and rehabilitation with some imprisoned jihadists and harsh judicial punishment for others, along with greater surveillance and control over mosques and Islamic schools. (carnegieendowment.org)