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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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This political activism ceased almost completely in the late '80s and has never recovered since.
New legal provisions were introduced which widen the ability of unions to expel people for political activism contrary to their rules.
Also, in discussing the spark that ignited the massacre, she makes the important point that understanding the form and function of early black political activism requires careful consideration of African American social institutions, particularly Masonic orders.
The contribution of the Anglican Church of Canada to the ecumenical movement is something that we value tremendously," he said, noting the legacy of the former primate Archbishop Edward (Ted) Scott, who led the WCC through a period of social and political activism as general secretary from 1975 to 1983.
To some extent, Democrats have put their rage to good use, parlaying it into political activism and fundraising not seen on the left in many years.
Nuclear nonproliferation, including the decommissioning of all nuclear reactors, needs to be at the forefront of political activism in this country today.
org is to publish a 'how to' guide to political activism.
In keeping with the recent (and welcome) resistance to dividing Baldwin's work (whether between his fiction and non-fiction, political or non-political writing), Scott challenges the claim that "Baldwin's increased political activism and militancy in the sixties led to his decline as an artist.
Backing up his words about political activism, Falwell began his remarks in Winston-Salem by endorsing Nathan Tabor, a Republican who hopes to be elected to an open seat in North Carolina's 5th district.
England and Canada, and from diverse fields such as acting, sports, political activism, etc.
Harris seeks to uncover the various ways "Afro-Christianity" (not religion in general) creates a context that supports African American political activism.
He inspired the church and the people to political activism in the causes of the liberation of Prussia and then its reform.

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