rainbow coalition


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rainbow coalition

A term referring to a coalition of political groups with disparate philosophies and agendas which unite for a common goal or against a common enemy.
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The closure with the Rainbow Coalition came late last fall-early winter," says Jay Werth, Southern Skies general manager, "so Triathlon decided to wait to digest us in their new fiscal year, which begins April 1.
For information about the Coalition to Protect Minority Districts, contact the National Rainbow Coalition at 202-728-1180.
It came as a poll showed the preferred option for the people of Wales would be a rainbow coalition, with Labour left out in the cold.
With just three days to go, two opinion polls show Bertie has bounced back and the Rainbow Coalition has lost ground.
Councillor Lee Narroway, IBIS's Leader, said: "On paper, a rainbow coalition looks great, but we cannot see any sense of returning Labour to power following the local elections.
Minelli deploys a variety of stylizations and stereotypes to create a nostalgic rainbow coalition of silent talking heads from a nonexistent global village--tribal cannibal (all works 2004), wealthy flapper, efficient mid-level manager--that convey everything and nothing through contradictory looks.
In addition to Martha Burk's National Council of Women's Organizations, the American White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan and Jesse Jackson's Rainbow Coalition, those hoping to stage a protest at next month's Masters tournament include an L.
Jesse Jackson was the first major presidential candidate to embrace lesbians and gays in his Rainbow Coalition.
HItchens: Unfortunately, the Rainbow Coalition was an attempt to get all of these groups, all of whom wanted their own agenda, to coalesce.
CHICAGO, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Council of Newspaper Unions announced that Detroit's striking newspaper workers received an award today from the Rainbow Coalition at the organization's annual labor breakfast.
Under fire from Congress, civil rights groups and the Rainbow Coalition, the RTC has consolidated its various minority programs under one roof: the Minority and Women Outreach and Contracting Programs, headed by an African-American Johnnie B.
The Jewish utopian tradition has virtually vanished in American thought, such that candidate Jesse Jackson found himself leading not only blacks but an atrophied political left, which he optimistically called the Rainbow Coalition.