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(dĭ-rĕkt′ăk′shən, dī-)
Operating without intermediate ingredients, components, stages, or processes.
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Rather than lending itself to an endorsement or censure of direct-action strategies, this book uses case studies to demonstrate the successes and shortcomings of various occupation movements.
Frankly, I have yet to engage in a direct-action campaign that was 'well timed' in the view of those who have not suffered unduly from the disease of segregation.
Only two states currently have such direct-action statutes: Wisconsin and Louisiana.
However, she suggests that the events of September 11, 2001, change the landscape and favour a return to creative, nonviolent, direct-action tactics.
While underscoring the need for future actions, Brune says direct-action groups need to weigh the political realities of protest in a terror-shocked world.
With the help of friends and a major law firm she fought for what became the largest ever direct-action lawsuit settlement in US history.
the most important and sustained of the black direct-action demonstrations during the 1930s.
The truck's back hatch opened, emptying rive tons of coal onto the street courtesy of the direct-action group Greenpeace.
a direct-action group, protested the venture at London's Daily Mail Ideal Home Exhibition in April.

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