entryism


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entryism

(ˈɛntrɪɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the policy or practice of members of a particular political group joining an existing political party with the intention of changing its principles and policies, instead of forming a new party
ˈentryist n, adj
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entryism

[ˈɛntrɪɪzm] nentrismo
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It does raise important and worrying questions about entryism into this election process.
HERE'S a topical tale about political entryism or infiltration that I promise won't hereafter mention Jeremy Corbyn or any other feature of the Labour leadership election.
The Labour MP said: "Having seen the list in relation to Rochdale and hearing the horror stories from around the country in terms of entryism within the party, I do think we're moving to a position where the election probably isn't tenable.
Miliband's weird plan to open up the Labour Party with a new and much cheaper EeAu3 (Dh17) membership-drive has allowed blatant entryism from far left groups like the Trotskyist Militant who would love to use the leadership election to vote in Corbyn and wreck Labour by splitting the party in revenge for Neil Kinnock's determined work in driving them out in the 1980s and 1990s.
Entryism was of different kinds, although the original Trotskyist conception tended to accent shorter time frames and the need to uphold some measure of revolutionary organizational independence within the party that had been joined.
However, this may change if I feel it is in the Labour Party's best interests to stop entryism by calling a by-election.
Trotskyists of various kinds became the dominant left tendency outside the Labour Party, and some Trotskyist factions pursued entryism within it.
Anyone familiar with Dowson and his commitment to orthodox Trotskyism, coloured by a fixation on NDP entryism, can appreciate how far from the mark it is to see Dowson as either some kind of equivalent to Shachtman or congenial to the New Left, encouraging its political sensibilities.
Under these circumstances, it seems illusory to contain the entryism of the Taliban or other influence groups and to prevent opportunist elements to take advantage of the situation.
In other words, there is some evidence that members of the middle class are displacing members of the working class from such jobs, including, as Hofman and Steijn (2003) observed, "student entryism.
Perhaps my friend's gait wasn't due to his fear, but to a more complicated passion, which I learned to know in Rome and which was taken more as a political tactic than as an anthropological dimension: entryism (entrismo).