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populistic

(ˌpɒpʊˈlɪstɪk)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to populism
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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.
Or perhaps his rivals in Beijing simply concluded that the populistic Bo had gotten too big for his britches.
The intentionality of Genius is a self-reserved "Parsifal" of Universality, while that of talent is always other than the thing-in-itself (and so, for instance, a talent associated with science tends not to embrace the essence of science itself, which is one with the essence of creative art and epistemic philosophy, but only something of populistic, tautological "scientism").
City council opposition says that the whole plan is a populistic start of the election campaign of the Center Party that rules the city and that since there are no free meals, the funds for the initiative would be taken away from other spheres that badly need them.
In sharp contrast to Marshall's elitist orientation--with its emphasis on the primacy of the national government, and restraint of the excesses of democracy--Jefferson's philosophy was at once populistic and highly individualistic.
The following 2011 is already prepared for early elections and it is hard to tell if this populistic government would gather up courage for other approaches prior to the parliamentary elections that will take place in 2012.
An Omaha native and son of Robert Lasch, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and opponent of the Vietnam War, Christopher trafficked in a tradition of populistic and progressive era politics.