antipolitical


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antipolitical

(ˌæntɪpəˈlɪtɪkəl)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) opposed to politics or political principles
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Congress as a constituent assembly may choose to ignore the committee's action points altogether - as it has ignored the various antipolitical dynasty bills filed over the decades, all of them eventually moldering and dying in the self-serving legislative mill that remains caught in the unyielding grip of the Philippines' sprawling dynastic families.
Contrasting the activism of Amnesty International with that of the Association Franaise d'Amitie et de la Solidarite avec les Peuples d'Afrique (AFASPA), Chapter 6 shows how a political language and form of activism that had been conceived as apolitical became antipolitical in practice.
In the end, Lilla claims, because of its antipolitical nature, the politics of identity is nothing but a form of Reaganism for lefties.
simultaneously political and antipolitical, and thereby, hyperpolitical.
Mulgan, Politics in an Antipolitical Age, Polity, Cambridge 1994.
They surely have problematic implications, but cannot be reduced to mere manifestations of neoliberal or antipolitical tendencies.
I recognise we live in an antipolitical age, where people are distrustful of big visions.
Reaction is a very antipolitical line of political thought, formed less by systematic programs, rationales, or coalitions than by whatever it is its most vocal adherents deem correct.
They argued that bids to operate as radical democracies were expressive and antipolitical, to be explained in terms of activists' psyches rather than their political purposes.
Another example of the antipolitical prejudice is the widespread conviction among journalists that news organizations--which are private businesses, after all--have the right to declassify material that elected government officials and their appointees have classified.
The guilt and remorse Munoz Molina mentions as what Todo lo que era solido would assuage, are they not the trace of an antipolitical or infrapolitical experience, of an experience more political than politics, in front of which politics, or whatever is meant by it, must pale?
In fact, according to Peter Moody, there has been an antipolitical tendency in the Chinese society, which is tacitly endorsed by the Chinese government.