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  • People's Repub
  • In the months preceding the departure of the shah on January 16, 1979, the country experienced a proliferation of parties: the Liberation Movement of Iran (LMI), the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), the Devotees of the Masses, the Devotees of Islam, the Islamic Republican Party (IRP), the Muslim People's Republican Party (MPRP), as well as the reemergence of the Tudeh Party and the National Front. (janda.org)
  • elections
  • The Marxists, having suffered drubbing in all recent elections in the state, tried to seize the issue, but their "politics over a dead body" was criticised by Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim, and State Chief Secretary Sanjay Mitra. (yahoo.com)
  • As a political party the Mexican Greens competed in their first elections in 1988, joining in a coalition with Mexico's third political force. (greens.org)
  • Prior to next year's State Duma elections, the party is set to pay a lot more attention to propaganda activities. (rt.com)
  • Democracy
  • After 29 years of independence and one year of multi-party democracy, the government of President Daniel Toroitich arap Moi had to face the first electoral challenge to its rule. (questia.com)
  • The period of one-party rule in Malawi came to an end in 1994 with the introduction of multi-party democracy. (sun.ac.za)
  • With case material from four continents, this volume emphasizes the decisive role played by parties and movements in forging democracy against the odds. (cambridge.org)
  • While the presence of parties and movements alone is not sufficient to explain democracy, their absence is detrimental to enduring democratic regimes. (cambridge.org)
  • In Parties, Movements, and Democracy in the Developing World, the contributors address this phenomenon by focusing on the organizational, political, and ideational foundations of democratic change. (cambridge.org)
  • Parties, Movements, and Democracy in the Developing World makes a major contribution to the comparative study of democratization. (cambridge.org)
  • For the most part, the history of South Korean democracy had two major parties--conservative and liberal--with some minor parties appearing here and there. (blogspot.com)
  • election
  • However, the lack of a coherent economic policy seemed not to be a problem at the last election to the Berlin state parliament, when the Pirate Party managed to win nearly nine per cent of the votes, securing 15 seats. (rt.com)
  • Party leaders are expected to unite their parties, making them formidable organizations in the coming election cycle. (greenwichtime.com)
  • And with a national election coming up, the many Indians who are weary of corruption may be poised to throw out the ruling Congress Party, partly because the Congress Party faces a stiff challenge from its usual big rival, but also because a new political player has captured the public imagination. (kccu.org)
  • For the National Assembly election, a South Korean voter casts two ballots: one vote for her geographical district, and one vote for the party she supports. (blogspot.com)
  • authoritarian
  • Furthermore, in an attempt to combine the authoritarian benefits of a one-party system with the appearance of legitimate debate in a two-party system, the shah maintained the fiction of two wings within the party, though the leaders of the "progressives" and "liberals" were in fact chosen by the shah himself. (janda.org)
  • This Party has ruled the country for more than 60 years in an authoritarian way. (greens.org)
  • The chapters take history seriously, showing how the organizational legacies of authoritarian rule and transitions shape subsequent party system and regime trajectories. (cambridge.org)
  • Republican
  • Did the Democrats vote their consciences, as they swore to do, or were they just as partisan as they claimed the Republican Party was? (chicagotribune.com)
  • The New Republican Party I envision will not be, and cannot, be one limited to the country club-big business image that, for reasons both fair and unfair, it is burdened with today. (theamericanscene.com)
  • The New Republican Party I am speaking about is going to have room for the man and the woman in the factories, for the farmer, for the cop on the beat and the millions of Americans who may never have thought of joining our party before, but whose interests coincide with those represented by principled Republicanism. (theamericanscene.com)
  • The post With the Republican Ship Sinking, There's Never Been a Better Time to Go 3rd Party appeared first on RedState . (beforeitsnews.com)
  • The speech is a full-throated celebration of rationality and learning as the linchpin of American leadership, and a surprisingly modern rebuke of the Ted Cruz wing of Republican politics. (blogspot.com)
  • OK people, fair warning: Today we are delving into the inner workings of the local Democratic and Republican parties. (greenwichtime.com)
  • This battle involves more recent perceived party transgressions than those on the Republican side. (greenwichtime.com)
  • The ambassador was not claiming that McKinley had chosen war to help the Republican Party, although it was widely believed that the president would have suffered politically if he had not requested a declaration of hostilities against Spain. (encyclopedia.com)
  • officials
  • Among the other players, France and Britain oppose Diepgen's participation in East Berlin's birthday party, according to conversations with various Western and East German diplomats and officials on both sides of the Berlin Wall. (csmonitor.com)
  • By the following summer of 1909, when the Romanov family sailed into Cowes on the Isle of Wight, the island was teeming with Russian and English security officials to protect what one of the British party described as 'the poor hunted Tsar. (blackpoolgazette.co.uk)
  • The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party has, therefore, directed that the affected persons be "barred from the use of the party's paraphernalia, or the use of names of key party officials, including the party's presidential candidate in their campaigns or political activities, return all party property( including vehicles) in their possession. (ghanaweb.com)
  • year's
  • The leadership of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Lawra Constituency has written to the incumbent MP for the area, Samson Abu - who has elected to run as an independent candidate in this year's polls - to immediately return all party property in his possession, including a vehicle. (ghanaweb.com)
  • politicians
  • In contrast, most of those who have shaped American foreign policy have been professional politicians, accustomed to thinking of individual recognition, career progress, and personal income in connection with party favor and victory at the polls. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Could these individuals, being practical party politicians, be expected to forget domestic politics when they weigh foreign policy alternatives? (encyclopedia.com)
  • As the Hay example illustrates, politicians often have had particular and deeply felt ideas about international matters, ideas that their party (or a large segment of their party) have shared or endorsed. (encyclopedia.com)
  • distinction
  • We distinguish between partisan effects in the electoral and legislative arena, and argue for a clear distinction between the effects of national parties, national party delegations and transnational party groups when studying EU party politics. (diva-portal.org)
  • "Mainstream politics are losing attractiveness, because there's often too little distinction between different parties from different fields or areas," Dr. Leonhard Dobusch, a researcher at the Free University of Berlin, explains. (rt.com)
  • unity
  • Campbell and Smith met privately recently, with the Smith camp saying they had hoped to convince the party chairman to create a "unity slate" that would include members of both camps. (greenwichtime.com)
  • "Losing our leading position, as well as a weakening of unity within the party, will ruin the basis of modernization," Gryzlov said. (rt.com)
  • decades
  • Would Kenya follow the example of Zambia, sweeping away after three decades of rule the party that had secured independence, or the Cameroons, entrenching in power the old regime through electoral malpractice? (questia.com)
  • Fifty years ago today in Dallas, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated before he could deliver a speech whose message echoes across the decades, and today stands as a prophetic admonition against Tea Party politics. (blogspot.com)
  • After several decades of discontent and social mobilization the Mexican Revolution erupted in a savage war that only gave power to a selected group or elite which formed the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). (greens.org)
  • leaders
  • Many of our Party leaders are indigenous people and most of them speak native languages. (greens.org)
  • So also with congressmen who specialize in international matters and with other leaders in both major parties, in and out of office. (encyclopedia.com)
  • regime
  • The original "Continuity and Change" section in Political Parties gave brief synopses of party activity up to 1978: a convenient cutoff point that neatly finishes the Pahlavi period in Iran and inaugurates the revolutionary regime in 1979. (janda.org)
  • This volume analyzes regime politics in the developing world. (cambridge.org)
  • Thus, this volume refocuses our attention on parties and movements as critical mechanisms of regime change. (cambridge.org)
  • segment
  • The Resurgence Party had failed to mobilize a significant segment of the populace behind the shah's rule. (janda.org)
  • organizations
  • The Green Party of Mexico emerged from a group of non-governmental organizations (NGO's) dedicated to ecological activities. (greens.org)
  • The Mexican Greens will join forces with other social organizations and left wing parties to build a wide front against the ruling party. (greens.org)
  • Green Party
  • But my next guests not only belong to a party -- the Green Party -- they are its nominees for president and vice-president. (billmoyers.com)
  • And then it was a couple years ago that I was sitting in my office and the Green Party approached me and said, "Cheri, if you're serious about this foreclosure crisis we have an idea. (billmoyers.com)
  • In total, over 500,000 people voted for the Green Party. (greens.org)
  • The Green Party of Mexico is now a national party with active members from each of the 32 states of the country. (greens.org)
  • To understand the development of the Green Party of Mexico we must understand Mexico's history and political background. (greens.org)
  • The Green Party of Mexico tries to protect the ancestral Mexican cultures as well as their values. (greens.org)
  • The Green Party of Mexico has done serious research on the quality of the drinking water in various sites of the city, finding polluted water in many areas. (greens.org)
  • support
  • He said in Jharkhand, besides NDA ally AJSU, legislator Gita Koda of Jai Bharat Samanta Party and legislator Bhanu Pratap Sahi of Naujawan Sangharsh Morcha have offered support to Mr Kovind. (ndtv.com)
  • As a mobilizing agent, the Resurgence Party was an abysmal failure, attracting support from few others than individuals who wanted jobs in the public sector. (janda.org)
  • If you want to vote strategically, giving Gary Johnson your support will keep him over 7% in the polls, thus qualifying the Libertarian party for federal campaign funding in 2020 . (beforeitsnews.com)
  • As disillusionment with the political establishment sets in, support appears to be shifting to a new party that has no official stance on the EU or its troubles, as RT found out in Berlin. (rt.com)
  • doubts
  • Scholars have raised doubts about the ability of political parties to fulfil their traditional role as 'transmission belts' between citizens and legislators in the EU. (diva-portal.org)
  • I have no doubts that it is exactly our party which will become the impetus for modernization. (rt.com)
  • members
  • One purpose of the show will be to update Coffee Party members and supporters on what's going on with the newly elected Board of Directors, and to get a sense of how our community feels about current events, activities, and initiatives. (blogtalkradio.com)
  • The affected persons by their conduct and on their own volition have ceased to be members of the party" the NDC said in a press statement signed by its General Secretary Johnson Asiedu Nketia. (ghanaweb.com)
  • For example, if a Party X receives around 50% of the "party" votes, Party X takes either 23 or 24 seats allotted for national members. (blogspot.com)
  • Being a major political party usually means having more than 20 seats, because the National Assembly Act sets the minimum of 20 Assembly Members to form a "negotiation group," which can receive greater budget assistance, have a say in committee assignments, etc. (blogspot.com)
  • chairman
  • said Gryzlov, the Chairman of the Supreme Council of United Russia, speaking Tuesday at a meeting of the ruling party. (rt.com)
  • authorities
  • This is confrontational politics with the central authorities. (kccu.org)
  • In March, when 76 of Russia's 83 regions cast their ballots choosing authorities at different levels , the Communist Party performed unexpectedly strongly. (rt.com)
  • contribution
  • Her research sheds light not only on the origins, development, and functioning of these parties, but also on their contribution to the survival of authoritarianism, and their potential as vehicles for democratisation. (waterstones.com)
  • This book is an important contribution to the literatures on democratization, parties, and movements. (cambridge.org)
  • national parties
  • Commitment problems may arise due to a divergence between the ex ante incentives facing national parties that seek to capture control of the legislature and the ex post incentives facing individual legislators, whose interests may be more parochial. (repec.org)
  • local
  • The Free Democrats Party, which is Angela Merkel's federal coalition partner, was the first to feel the voters' change of heart, losing that Berlin vote along with another five local votes across the country. (rt.com)
  • Therefore
  • Therefore, they joined forces and constituted the Ecologist Party, which later became the Green Ecologist Party of Mexico ( Partido Verde Ecologista de M xico ). (greens.org)
  • general
  • The parties acted under the general direction of Khomeini and the clerical establishment, which was perhaps the only autonomous institution left in Iran that had the necessary infrastructure and stature to organize the revolution. (janda.org)
  • time
  • But many people say: 'You're something new and we like that', because many Germans believe that politics are rusty at this time. (rt.com)
  • Now is a tricky time to write this post, because political parties in South Korea are going through a once-a-generation level of realignment. (blogspot.com)
  • country
  • If we are to attract more working men and women of this country, we will do so not by simply "making room" for them, but by making certain they have a say in what goes on in the party. (theamericanscene.com)
  • people
  • Furthermore, the political parties of the first republic were ethnically based that is to say the Northern People Congress (NPC) for the north, National Council of Nigerian Citizens (NCNC) for the east, and the Action Group (AG) for the west. (projectreserve.com)
  • He, like many others on the BET from both parties, say they represent the "people of Greenwich. (greenwichtime.com)
  • history
  • Politics, history, intrigue and tragedy all come under Welch's keen gaze but this is also the intimate and very human story of two families who, despite all their personal and social difficulties, were engaged in a desperate battle to keep Anglo-Russian relations afloat and prevent war breaking out in Europe. (blackpoolgazette.co.uk)
  • Given this, the best way to understand where South Korea's political parties stand is to look at Korea's history of political parties, identify the major strands that flow through, and see how those strands match up with each party. (blogspot.com)