common front

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Noun1.common front - a movement in which several individuals or groups with different interests join together; "the unions presented a common front at the bargaining table"
social movement, movement, front - a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
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99) The invasion of the Soviet Union by Germany a year later, and the subsequent Soviet military alliance with Britain, rapidly returned this marginalised nationally focused anti-fascist popular frontism to the centre of the Communist Party (at this point party propaganda dropped the strategic emphasis on an abstracted 'England' for the 'Great Britain' actually fighting the war).
A 'red smear' is described as merely 'misleading', accusations of communist frontism are depicted merely as 'probably overstated', and there is only passing mention of the 'My Lai incident'--which protestors deemed to be the 'massacre' it actually was, seeing it as epitomising the reality behind the ubiquitous official rhetoric about winning Vietnamese 'hearts and minds'.
Cole, whose Popular Frontism sought to transcend the rivalry infecting the NCLC and sections of the WEA itself.