populistic


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populistic

(ˌpɒpʊˈlɪstɪk)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to populism
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It is likely to be populistic, without overshooting fiscal prudence that has been the hallmark of this government and received approval of rating agencies.
Politicians with nationalistic and populistic programmes tend to appeal to majority churches to help develop a national identity against minorities.
Working class people in particular having started to lose confidence in the political elites due to continuing poor economic performance and expanding income inequality, and find themselves attracted to a more populistic nationalism.
study and application of mind and it is correct that I did indeed counsel her on several occasions to be professional in her approach and work without fear or favour and avoid populistic responses and keep the best interest of the organisation in mind," the director stated in his reply.
Although from the beginning the main focus of cinema was populistic rather than high art, it did become a significant medium for artists.
It was reasonable to assume, however, that there was to be greater room for manoeuvre: populistic nationalism should give way to pragmatic realism once it comes to day-to-day policy-making.
In the words of Leonard Levy, Beard construed "the Constitution as a conservative economic document framed by an unrepresentative minority employing undemocratic means to protect personal property interests by establishing a central government responsive to their needs and able to thwart populistic majorities in the states.
In view of recent populistic abuse of the rightful environmental issue pertaining to the closure of Na'meh landfill and, following Walid Jumblatt's proposal aimed at coping with the issue, the PSP reiterates unequivocal support for the people of Alay and Sahhar in their legitimate fight to close down the garbage dump by January 17, 2015.
I am mostly frustrated about the political leaders because what is leadership if you just try with populistic movements and populistic speech to gain votes?
The archetypal Lumpenproletarier, or Lumpen tout court, is characterized by disheveled, undignified looks; un-self-conscious, coarse or even brutal, ignorant, opportunistic attitudes; and, to boot, lazy and parasitical proclivities--all of which make him (as opposed to the organized, unionized worker) available for any sort of possible populistic manipulations on the part of the higher- or highest-ups.
The late Tony Judt hints in one of his essays in The Memory Chalet that beyond the populistic, obvious and generalised stereotypes about the country of chocolates, cheeses, watchmaking and textiles, embroideries, banking activities and punctual trains, Switzerland has a tangible energy that pushes minds into outstanding artistic creation and vital awareness,' Lady Foster says.
It is in the context of those processes that politicians reach out to citizens in order to get their vote, sometimes offering changes or improvements in exchange, and at times resorting to varied seduction strategies, often of a populistic sort.