political movement

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Noun1.political movement - a group of people working together to achieve a political goalpolitical movement - a group of people working together to achieve a political goal
Palestine Liberation Organization, PLO - a political movement uniting Palestinian Arabs in an effort to create an independent state of Palestine; when formed in 1964 it was a terrorist organization dominated by Yasser Arafat's al-Fatah; in 1968 Arafat became chairman; received recognition by the United Nations and by Arab states in 1974 as a government in exile; has played a largely political role since the creation of the Palestine National Authority
Sinn Fein - an Irish republican political movement founded in 1905 to promote independence from England and unification of Ireland; became the political branch of the Irish Republican Army
Red Guard - a radical political movement by Chinese youths who espoused Maoist principles
syndicalism - a radical political movement that advocates bringing industry and government under the control of labor unions
cadre, cell - a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement
foreign terrorist organization, FTO, terrorist group, terrorist organization - a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
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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I don't think, in fact, that he ever moves outside his place; but somehow or other he has managed to keep in touch with all the political movements of the day.
Each new law and political movement has meaning for you.
They discuss Nilgiri: its location, geography, and dynastic history; feudal economy: the genesis of socio-economic problems; tribal and political movements in the 19th century; political movements 1930-42; and tribal upheaval and the merger of Nilgiri after the Quit India Movement 1942-47.
By focusing on two social groups that have encountered the most significant transformation in effect of the economy re-structuring after state-socialism and whose positions caused the major challenges for academics and policy makers -- heavy industry workers and Roma/Gypsies -- the project aims to offer new perspective on the anthropology of social and political movements in Europe.
Sabahy, who is the only candidate running against the widely popular former Defence Minister Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, has already garnered the support of several political movements and parties.
But wars often create more problems than they solve, and in focusing on wars, we easily overlook the many ways societies have progressed through nonviolent political movements.
Politics of post-civil society; contemporary history of political movements in India.
Hossein Mousavi made the remark in reaction to recent allegations made by certain political movements in Lebanon claiming that "the Lebanese army operates under the supervision of Iran".
A total of 120 seats is reserved for independent candidates, and political movements will compete for the remaining 80.
In general, the labour movement remains unable to articulate a clear alternative to neoliberal-ism and efforts - at least outside of Quebec - to build political movements rooted in a socialist or anti-capitalist approach remain small and isolated from unions.
PESHAWAR, July 18 -- Nationalist leaders on Saturday paid homage to Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M)'s late general secretary Habib Jalib and National Party leader Mir Mola Bakhsh Dashti saying political movements could not be stopped by killing their leaders.
The Green Party yesterday strongly condemned the C[pounds sterling]vehement violation of personal dataC[yen] of new students at the University of Cyprus by student political movements.