Activism

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Activism

A doctrine or practice that emphasises vigourous non-violent action as a force to meet political ends.
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In the country's presidential elections, political reformers have repeatedly channeled popular discontent into promises of a more hopeful future.
Trump said: "This is what causes the regime to restrict Internet access, tear down satellite dishes, shoot unarmed student protesters, and imprison political reformers.
The cry of political reformers, including political hypocrites who only want to remove those in power so they can themselves enjoy the perks when they assume office, is good governance.
com)-- The Antigua Forum is an exclusive, annual gathering of political reformers and entrepreneurs from around the world who work in improving the well-being of people everywhere.
If strict term limits prove impossible to enforce, political reformers should push for laws that require presidents to step down for at least one term before they can run for re-election.
The recessions of the 1840s led political reformers to blame state legislators for political and economic mismanagement.
While there is indeed a lack of political reformers among the new leaders, let alone liberally minded political reformers, questions of ideology have little to do with the two major factions.
When Emily Greene Balch and Addie Hunton, two nationally prominent political reformers, led the Haiti mission, they publically united the political power of the primarily white women's peace movement and the black women's club movement.
They do not look like political reformers in the slightest.
Very highly recommended viewing for civil rights activists, political reformers, and the general public in this current political season, "The War On Democracy" is a welcome and necessary addition to academic and community library collections.
While murshidats do not necessarily see themselves as political reformers, feminists point to their symbolic importance.