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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Each new law and political movement has meaning for you.
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.
Let's create a political movement for this decade as powerful as the Christian Coalition of the `90s--advocating unconditional love and support for all families.
Taylor claims that LURD is a front for an extreme Islamic political movement based in neighboring Guinea.
libertarians and social conservatives shared enough grievances against their common enemy, the liberal Leviathan, to forge a political movement.
Unlike liberalism, conservatism is both a political theory and a political movement.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Since the beginning of the settlement process, the pro-Kurdish political movement has had two options:
The first wave of the revolution was closer to the collaboration of three movements: the state apparatus that refuses the Gamal Mubarak succession scenario, the Islamist political movement and the democratic movement.
Mullah Agha Jan Mutasim, former head of the Taliban Political Commission and a close confidant of the militia's elusive leader Mullah Omar, said the outfit should launch a political movement to achieve the goals, reports The Express Tribune.
A new social and political movement "One Kyrgyzstan" speaks for a constructive and close cooperation between all socio-political forces and the authorities.
Garvey as an early Pan-African feminist--a helpmate and mother, an active participant in her husband's political movement and one who eschewed "myopic gender politics.
Nor has it been a priority for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender political movement.