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.
Jackson once again cites the Sister Souljah incident, when a campaigning Clinton breezed through a Rainbow Coalition conference in June 1992 and ripped into the controversial rap star, who had participated in a Rainbow event the previous evening.
For information about the Coalition to Protect Minority Districts, contact the National Rainbow Coalition at 202-728-1180.
And this is the part of your editorial that I would expand by calling for progressives to organize and help to extablish the Rainbow Coalition where it does not yet exist, and strengthen it were it already exists.
Grassroot Plaid representatives were not likely to be given the option of backing a rainbow coalition with the Tories and the Lib Dems.
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.
Many people assume that wealthy Middle Easterners and Middle Eastern governments are willingly financing Osama bin Laden and his terrorist organizations, but in reality, Osama bin Laden may just be the Middle Eastern version of Jesse Jackson and the Rainbow Coalition.
Jesse Jackson was the first major presidential candidate to embrace lesbians and gays in his Rainbow Coalition.
The Greens also helped get Debbie Jaramillo, a former Rainbow Coalition activist, elected mayor.
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.